Do you take money from big pharma? Do you consult for big pharma? Yeah, Kirsten sounds great, but does she accept money from big pharma? These have been some of the latest comments from trolls on my facebook page. It started … [Read more...] about “BIG PHARMA” and me.
So what is ADHD? And how do you know if you or someone you love has this brain makeup? Mental health professionals use what is known as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), which is currently in the fifth edition. This book … [Read more...] about Diagnostic Criteria of ADHD
For many years it was believed that ADHD was a childhood disorder which the individual would outgrow. The medical and mental health community relied on criteria used to diagnose children and teens as the measure of whether and adult had … [Read more...] about What do you know about Adult ADHD?
Let’s clear up what ADHD is and what it isn’t. Everyone has ADHD! It’s Not a Real “Thing.” While everyone has some of the symptoms of ADHD sometimes- like inattention, hyperactivity, memory problems, trouble focusing- these are often … [Read more...] about What ADHD Is and Isn’t (ADHD Facts)
Co-workers, friends, your mother, your spouse, and maybe even your kids all tease you that you can’t pay attention. Now that you think about it, all your life you have heard people comment “You just need to focus;” “Johnny would meet his … [Read more...] about I Think I Have ADHD–What Do I Do?
ADHD can look different in adults than it does in kids. It is often more subtle because as we have matured, we have figured out how to mask and manage some of our challenges. Sometimes these challenges subside, and sometimes they are just … [Read more...] about It’s Better to Know–About Adult ADHD