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A woman I’d met at a conference wrote to me: “I was addicted to meth for 5 years until I was diagnosed with ADHD.” You would never take Katherine for a drug abuser. A realtor
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Could studying a genetically linked population shed light on a link between ADHD and Alzheimer’s Disease? That is just one question researchers ponder in studying the Paisa people of Colombia. For generations, a disease called
Simply put, self-medicating with argument refers to the stimulation some folks with ADHD get by provoking a conflict—consciously or not. It can spell disaster for your life and relationships. For many obvious reasons, ADHD-challenged relationships
Two videos went “viral” among my Facebook friends this week. I share them with you here because who living in these rancorous times couldn’t use a little sweet-natured humor.
More germane to this blog’s brain-based focus, however, I was struck by how each video demonstrated qualities of empathy. Yes, I know. Recently, some politicians have publicly scorned empathy — perhaps because they mistakenly equate it with weakness. But , as a third video explains, leading neuroscientists say that our society depends on empathy. In other words, we’d do best to nourish empathy, not castigate it.
This post reviews events in the news related to ADHD generic medication—as reported here at the ADHD Roller Coaster. Since 2009, I’ve felt it important to educate readers about generic ADHD medications. That’s when the