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I have add as a adult

I"m 36 How can I help my self to feel more comfortable with myself such as concreting more my life is upside down I can't only keep at job for about six months I feel like I"m a good worker I don't talk much but I get mistreated a lot my family helps out …

Author: Alise
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Misdiagnosed with ADHD: Why isn't screening for trauma required?

I'm 37 and was diagnosed with ADHD in childhood.  Not once were any of these diagnoses based on objective measures however.  I was diagosed with Depression, PTSD, and Other Specified Dissociative Disorder (a really complex PTSD) this …

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My grandson

My grandson is 8 years old and he was diagnosed a couple mths ago with ADHD, 80-85 percentile. He just got in trouble at school for kicking another kids backpack. He said he was high stepping. A teacher aid reported him . He was sent to the principal. …

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Italian and worried about diagnostic criterias

Hi, I am Italian and I am going to be screened for ADHD from a neuropsychiatrist specialized in ADHD in adults. In my country are few, I've found him through an italian association of parents of ADHD children. I am both hopeful and worried because it …

Author: Angela
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confusion in going to the gym, can not find time,,, tired after work

Dear All. I have ADHD, main symptoms are sluggishness, attention / concentration disruption.  I want to go to the gym for work out, but I am tired after work, when I come home around 5 pm. When I want to force my self to go to the gym, I feel …

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Guanfacine for ADHD?

Hello, My son was prescribed guanfacine (intuiv) for his ADHD.  Has anyone else's child been on this medication?  If so, what has been your experience?  Any information is much appreciated. Thank you, Gina 

Author: Gina
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Newly diagnosed with Adult ADHD

I am a 29 year old married  (for now) man with 3 young children. Does anyone have suggestions on what I can do now? Any good resources you all have found? Please Help!!

Author: Brett
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Self-help strategies

My eight year old son has been asking me for things he can do to help himself focus in school.  His teachers haven't given him any ideas when he has asked and I am not sure either.  They try to help him focus but he wants to self …

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FREE Webinar on Therapy

Do you know a parent with a child/ adolescent with ADHD? Are they seeking treatment and don’t know where to start? The National Resource Center on ADHD: A Program of CHADD Ask The Expert webinar series will be hosting Dr. John Barton next month. Dr. …

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Finding help in Bosnia and Herzegovina/Europe?

Hi everyone, I'm a 21 years old student from Bosnia and Herzegovina who's having a lot of trouble paying attention and working efficiently. The first time I started realizing I have these issues was in high school, but these problem were never as serious …

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