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What is ADD/ADHD?

ADHD is a problem with inattentiveness, over-activity, impulsivity, or a combination. For these problems to be diagnosed as ADHD, they must be out of the normal range for a child's age and development.

Psychiatrists say ADHD is a neurobehavioral developmental disorder.  

An individual with ADHD finds it much more difficult to focus on something without being distracted. He has greater difficulty in controlling what he is doing or saying and is less able to control how much physical activity is appropriate for a particular situation compared to somebody without ADHD. In other words, a person with ADHD is much more impulsive and restless.

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Pile and File

Started by ArtFish in General on Tuesday. 0 Replies

It's a cycle. Right now I have bills and papers stacked on all flat surfaces in my bedroom, including some of the floor. I'm cleaning up, happy that there have been no apparent consequences from this batch of disorder. I have a system for organizing…Continue

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Started by shaquima in General. Last reply by ArtFish Sep 19. 6 Replies

HI,everyone.My name is Shakira am the mom of two beautiful kids,Aleck 7 and Shaeliz 5 we are from puerto Rico.We recently had Aleck diagnosed with ADHD in may and sincerly it has been a very rough time for us since school started we are having a lot…Continue

Wisdom & Insight Needed: Dr.'s and Meds

Started by dee-dee in General. Last reply by ArtFish Sep 17. 2 Replies

After 50 years of combination denial and “I can manage this without meds!!!” bullheaded attitude, I forcefully humbled myself and went for professional evaluation with an ADHD specialist. Slam dunk epic failed, of course, and here begins the med…Continue

Medication Madness

Started by Nicki McLain in General. Last reply by ArtFish Sep 8. 2 Replies

I am a 43 year old woman and was diagnosed with ADHD inattentive type earlier this year.  Being diagnosed was a wonderful time for me because I finally realized why I struggled so much with procrastination, organization, and forgetfulness.  Since…Continue

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