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7 Questions To Ask If You Think You Have ADD

Posted 08.13.2014 | OWN

It might be your situation...or it might be your brain. While a trained professional is the only one who can tell you for sure, here are some question...

Addressing the ADD/ADHD 'Epidemic'

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer The holiday season brings a buzz of excitement and activity, but for those ...

Professional and Living With ADHD: Ask Noah

Noah Kass | Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Noah Kass

Q: "At 31, I've just been officially diagnosed with adult ADHD, which is not surprising at all. My doctor thinks I've gone undiagnosed my whole life. I believe having my temperament and sensitivity, although not easy in my business, has made me successful."

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Adult ADHD: An Interview With Mary Solanto, Ph.D.

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

"Just like learning to play an instrument, or learning a new language, or developing a muscle, learning new habits of the mind requires continued practice."

ADHD and Marriage: An Interview With Gina Pera

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 09.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

Gina Pera is the author of the award-winning book Is It You, Me, or Adult A.D.D.? She speaks internationally on adult ADHD and writes three blogs, including one devoted to relationships: "You and Me -- and Adult AD/HD."

How Mindfulness Training Can Help With ADHD

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 09.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

Typically, when we first practice mindfulness, we find how really busy our mind is (and even more so for someone with ADHD). Successful practice is becoming fully aware of what is, and then using that awareness to choose where you place the most attention.

ADHD and Marriage: An Interview With Melissa Orlov

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 08.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

Melissa Orlov is a marriage consultant and one of the top experts in how ADHD affects relationships. "An evaluation is the gateway to a wide variety of resources that can help you improve your lives together."

The ADHD Maverick: An Interview with Jennifer Koretsky

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 08.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

Adult ADHD doesn't have to be a bad thing. When you manage it properly, you can use it to your advantage.

Interview With Dr. Ari Tuckman on Adult ADHD

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 07.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

Ari Tuckman, Psy.D., MBA is a psychologist in private practice, specializing in diagnosing and treating children, teens, and adults with ADHD, anxiety, and depression.

Why It Bugs Me When People Say: "I Must Have A.D.D.!"

Lori Day | Posted 04.17.2012 | Home
Lori Day

There seems to be an outbreak of self-diagnosed A.D.D. among individuals who simply have no manners. What is going on? Do I need to put Ritalin in my tic-tac dispenser and offer it to the afflicted?

How ADHD Could Be Affecting Your Marriage

Melissa Orlov | Posted 01.16.2012 | Weddings
Melissa Orlov

Yes, your spouse does love you, but because he or she is too distracted to pay attention to you, it sure doesn't feel like love, and that's a very real problem. If you don't fix it, there's no way you can have a healthy relationship.

Is It ADD Or Your Blackberry?

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 10.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

Is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) a real thing, or is it just a byproduct of the times we live in? We have overcommitted, over-scheduled and overextended ourselves. Have we been conditioned to be an ADHD/ADD society?

15 Signs You May Have Adult ADHD

Health.com | Posted 08.01.2011 | Healthy Living

About 4 percent of adults have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and many others have never been diagnosed. (About half of kids with AD...

10 Things To Do For Adult ADHD

Health | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be incredibly disruptive in everyday adult life. Most people with ADHD respond well to medi...

"Bankrupt & Clap-Ridden": The Ultimate 'Dear Abbey' Letter From Jack-Ass America

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Lewis

Dear Abby: I am so confused and I don't know what to do.

ADHD Entrepreneurs

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael B. Laskoff

Starting a new business is ridiculously hard. So why would any sane individual set out on this sort of quixotic journey? Some will tell you it's for love or passion, but I think that people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) do it out of necessity.

Practical Management Of An ADD Boss

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael B. Laskoff

I have ADD/ADHD, and I run a business. That's not a marriage made in heaven, but I use medication and have benefited from therapy. Thus, I can better ...

Nuclear ADD/ADHD - Israel, Iran & Relationships

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael B. Laskoff

A couple of years ago, a friend of mine, Gina Pera, wrote a book called Is It You, Me, or Adult A.D.D.? In this almost ridiculously comprehensive work...

We Need a Bullhorn - The Mute Voice of Adult ADD/ADHD

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael B. Laskoff

Four to five percent (4-5%) of the adult population of America has ADHD. Even using the conservative figure, that's 12.4 million people - 50% more tha...

Hitting the ADD/ADHD Wall - Over and Over Again

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael B. Laskoff

Here's a simple question: how do I get all the way to being an adult without knowing that I have ADHD? I've been asking myself that since being diagno...

Getting Rich and the Marshmallow

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

We have a financial system that has played to people's weaknesses. We have allowed people who are prone to instant gratification to have as much credit as they could get their hands on.

Put the Statistics Down

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael B. Laskoff

The media serves up and Americans consume ever greater amounts of data daily. All this information seems terribly precise, but it doesn't do anything to shed light on pressing issues.

Ban the Democratic and Republican National Conventions

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael B. Laskoff

The candidates repeat the same undeliverable promises and insult their opponents with ever decreasing flair.

An Impulsive Truth about the McCain-Palin Republican Ticket

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael B. Laskoff

Adult ADD (ADHD) makes for obvious disadvantages, some less apparent but equally meaningful advantages, and traits that can be positive or negative, d...