Adult ADHD Basics

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This category contains blog posts especially helpful for the beginner—but likely useful to everyone!

Adult ADHD Basics

Five Radical Tips for ADHD Relationships

Can I distill everything you need to know about ADHD relationships into only five essential tips?  That’s tough! After all, ADHD is a complex syndrome affecting individuals, not clones.  Stereotypes can lead us into rabbit

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Adult ADHD Basics

How Is The Adult ADHD Diagnosis Made?

This is perhaps the #1 question I receive about Adult ADHD:  How is it diagnosed?  To answer it in part, I offer this post, adapted excerpt from my book Is It You, Me, or Adult

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Adult ADHD Basics

ADHD Hyperfocus: All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

We’ve all heard about the much-ballyhooed ADHD Hyperfocus.  Hollywood screenwriter and now author Frank South shares his personal take on the topic below. It’s an an excerpt from his new book: A Chicken In The 

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Adult ADHD Basics

ADHD Couple Therapy: The Revolution Is Here!

3 Introducing the first ADHD Couple Therapy professional guide, Adult ADHD-Focused Couple Therapy: Clinical Interventions. The goal?  Nothing short of a revolution. Training couple therapists. Teaching ADHD-challenged couples. Online. In your space, at your pace.

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ADHD Relationship Support

Reaching Past ADHD Denial In A Loved One

Understanding denial sometimes associated with ADHD is one thing.  Reaching through ADHD denial in a loved one is quite another. In previous essays, we learned about what ADHD is, how it affects the brain, how

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ADHD News & Research

ADHD and Obesity: Reviewing the Research

For years, ADHD experts recognized the link between untreated ADHD and obesity. As for weight-control experts and gastric-bypass surgeons? Maybe they missed the memo. Or, is it territorial protection? Let’s be charitable. Consider it one

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ADHD Relationship Support

How Can Medication Help ADHD Relationships?

How can medication help ADHD relationships? Simply put, it can help reduce all the ADHD symptoms that challenge every aspect of life, including domestic life and relationships. Most people fail to realize how much ADHD

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Adult ADHD Basics

Find Adult ADHD Books and Courses by Gina Pera

Looking for solid, respected, and timeless guidance—including books and courses—on Adult ADHD, including in relationships?  Here’s a quick over of my work and where to find it. First, A Few “Firsts” Over 22 years of

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