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Music Is an ADHD Boredom Killer

People who don’t know much about ADHD sometimes accuse those who take ADHD meds of actually just wanting a “legal high.”<p>So let’s start out by putting …

Signs of Adult ADHD

1 of 10<p>Credit: iStock<p>ADHD was once considered a “childhood” disorder - something that went away as you reached adulthood. Today, we know different. …

Getting Through College With ADHD

Students with ADHD are up against some ugly odds when it comes to getting a college degree.<p>The exact number depends on what methodology you use, but …

21 Things People With ADHD Want You To Know

"It's not a disorder of not knowing what to do, it is a disorder of not doing what you know."

Students reaching for ADHD drugs to deal with academic stress

The pressure of the year's first exam-and-essay crunch is driving some students at Canadian universities to look for help in study drugs. A dealer might charge $20 for a single pill of the prescription Adderall, but students under stress are willing to pay.<p>A few weeks ago, before midterm season, …

ADHD Diagnosis in Kids Significantly on the Rise, Says New Study

The number of kids with ADHD is rapidly on the rise, according to a new report. In fact, the percentage of school-age children diagnosed in 2011 with …

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We're Thinking About ADHD All Wrong, Says A Top Pediatrician

Diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are up around 30 percent compared with 20 years ago. These days, if a 2-year-old won't sit still for circle time in preschool, she's liable to be referred for evaluation, which can put her on track for early intervention and potentially a …

How should parents of college applicants with ADHD approach the university admissions process.

<b>Listen to Episode 4B of Getting In.</b><p>Advertisement<p>Host Julie Lythcott-Haims and expert Amy Young look back on how the seniors at Avenues fared during …

Today I Love ADHD

I’m not one of the people who says ADHD is a gift. Nor do I say it’s a curse.<p>I’m actually one of those people who says ADHD is a disorder. And it’s a …

Maintaining A Healthy Diet With ADHD

Introduction<p>Are you wondering what type of diet will help you manage your ADHD? Managing your diet with ADHD is crucial. By eating healthy foods, you …

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Putting Your Kid on ADHD Medication

American kids are now much more likely to be diagnosed and treated for ADHD than kids in any other country. For example, a teenager in the United …

Recognize the Symptoms for Proper Diagnosis and Treatment

Symptoms of ADHD<p>Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the best known but least understood mental health conditions. It is so well …

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Symptoms

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterized by symptoms that include: trouble organizing tasks, being easily distracted, …

How To Tell If You Have Adult ADD Or If Life Is Just Really Hard

Adulting, with or without Adult ADD, is pretty much the worst.<p>Being a grownup is some no-good, terrible sh*t. Going to the post office, paying bills, …