SARAH VINE: ADHD and why we working mums need to look in the mirror By Sarah Vine PUBLISHED: 01:03 GMT, 12 March 2014 | UPDATED: 01:04 GMT, 12 March 2014 Fascinating stuff in yesterday’s Mail from paediatric neurologist Dr Richard Saul, who argues in a new book that Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is wildly over-diagnosed and that thousands of children are being identified as victims and treated with drugs they do not need. Instead, their behaviour is often a sign of simple, resolvable problems such as poor diet, lack of sleep, hearing loss, learning difficulties — even just old-fashioned boredom.
Reader Shannon submitted the following to Ask Unclutterer: Do you have any tips for people with ADHD that go beyond the stuff you see or hear all the time in other publications? Work is pretty okay except for the whole “getting started” part, but my home is the tough area. Ask Unclutterer: Organizing and uncluttering strategies for people with ADHD and visual processors
1.5K Flares1.5K Flares × It is always big news when a celebrity is stricken dead by a substance overdose. What never makes the news is why such tragedies happen. The roster of drug- and alcohol-related show-business deaths is ever expanding: Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Elvis Presley, Keith Moon, Kurt Cobain; in the recent past, Heath Ledger, Michael Jackson, Amy Winehouse, Whitney Houston; and, most recently of all, Cory Monteith. A complete list would, of course, include many others. The popular media gathers around the famous dead like vultures around a cadaver, picking their stories clean to feed the public appetite for intimate and irrelevant details. A Celebrity Death, Addiction, and the Media | Dr. Gabor Maté
Have A Holly Jolly ADHD Holiday Have A Holly Jolly ADHD Holiday By Rick Green The holidays are a challenging time for everyone.
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What is ADD? Attention Deficit Disorder, or ADD/ADHD, is a psychological term currently applied to anyone who meets the DSM IV diagnostic criteria for impulsivity, hyperactivity and/or inattention. The diagnostic criteria are subjective and include behavior which might be caused by a wide variety of factors, ranging from brain defects to allergies to giftedness. ADD, as currently defined, is a highly subjective description, not a specific disease. What is ADD?
Why do I need to register or sign in for WebMD to save? We will provide you with a dropdown of all your saved articles when you are registered and signed in. The symptoms of ADHD include inattention and/or hyperactivity and impulsivity. These are traits that most children display at some point or another. But to establish a diagnosis of ADHD, sometimes referred to as ADD, the symptoms should be inappropriate for the child's age. Symptoms of ADHD/ADD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
ADHD in Adults: Symptoms, Statistics, Causes, Types, Treatments, and More Why do I need to register or sign in for WebMD to save? We will provide you with a dropdown of all your saved articles when you are registered and signed in. What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?
Why do I need to register or sign in for WebMD to save? We will provide you with a dropdown of all your saved articles when you are registered and signed in. Many people think of rowdy kids who can’t sit still when they think of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. 10 Adult ADHD Symptoms: Disorganization, Recklessness, and More
ADHD and More ADHD is a neurological disorder. Scientists have found that in people with ADHD, the Cerebral Cortex, the Limbic System and the Reticulating Activating System are different as compared to the brains of people without ADHD. These differences explain the short attention spans, learning difficulties, impulsiveness and hyperactivity. The Cerebral Cortex is located under the forehead. It has been found to have slower brain wave activity in people with ADHD.
ADD: Postive Quotes Positive Quotes about ADD Sources are linked to book reviews at amazon.com or other source websites. "More and more, the concept of ADD as a disorder is being qualified by inclusion of a string of positive qualities -- such as creativity, high intelligence, ability to do many things at once, an aptitude for small business entrepreneurship, and a powerful intuitive sense." - Susan Burgess, from "Think Fast! The ADD Experience (Hartmann, Bownman & Burgess).
Managing adult ADD / ADHD: What you need to know Adult ADD/ADHD can present challenges across all areas of life, from getting organized at home to reaching your potential at work. It can be tough on your health and both your personal and on-the-job relationships. Your symptoms may lead to extreme procrastination, trouble making deadlines, and impulsive behavior. In addition, you may feel that friends and family don’t understand what you’re up against. Fortunately, there are skills you can learn to help get your symptoms of ADD/ADHD under control.
We often hear from people who feel overwhelmed by stress, family, work and relationship problems, health challenges, and painful emotions. They’ve tried many approaches to help themselves feel better, but they just can’t seem to follow through, or what they’ve done hasn't helped them enough. If this sounds familiar, you know that it’s all too easy to become discouraged when you’re stuck. The problem is not willpower—all the willpower in the world won’t matter if you can’t manage stress or keep your emotions in balance. The good news: you can learn these important emotional skills, no matter your age or the obstacles you face. Emotional Skills Toolkit: Bring Your Life Into Balance
We often hear from people who feel overwhelmed by stress, family, work and relationship problems, health challenges, and painful emotions. They’ve tried many approaches to help themselves feel better, but they just can’t seem to follow through, or what they’ve done hasn't helped them enough. If this sounds familiar, you know that it’s all too easy to become discouraged when you’re stuck. Roadmap/Checklist for the Toolkit
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