Researchers find physical differences in the brains of adults with ADHD

MIT neuroscientists have found key differences in the brains of adult who have outgrown ADHD since childhood, and those who still have it.Although many kids outgrown ADHD, about 10 million adults in the U.S. are diagnosed with ADHD (imagine how many aren't diagnosed but have it!). The symptoms are similar to those of childhood ADHD: an inability to focus, which in turn creates difficulty completing tasks, listening to instructions and/or remembering details....more

A doc's tips for adult ADHD

I read a lot of stuff about ADHD, but this article had some unique ideas: doctors came up with the acronym F.A.S.T. M.I.N.D.S. to represent the 4% of adults who are:ForgetfulAchieving below potentialStuck in a rutTime challengedMotivationally challengedImpulsiveNovelty-seekingDistractibleScatteredSome of their pieces of advice for adults with FAST MINDS includes:...more

The 5 Dimensions of ADHD in Adults

Have you ever wondered if you (or your spouse!) have ADHD? The symptoms you experience as an adult may not be the same as those a child/teen experiences. I just ran across this piece in "Psychology Today" about "The 5 Dimensions of Adult ADHD in Everyday Behavior" and thought it was worth sharing. you don't have time to read the entire article, here's a quick summary:...more

The ADHD Effect on Marriage

We are all aware of ADHD diagnosis in children....more