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How Well Do You Truly Understand Adult ADHD?

Find out if you know as much about adult ADHD as you think, from treatment options to the number of Americans living with this condition.

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ADHD and Stuttering

A question we sometimes receive on ADHD Central is about whether or not stuttering is somehow associated with having ADHD. Some of you have asked about stuttering with relation to certain ADHD medications and some of you have asked if adults with ADH...

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ADHD, Distraction and Finishing Things

When I was a kid, every once in a while I would hear my dad swear as he hit his head on a cabinet door I had left open. It was a really bad habit of mine. I would open cabinets doors and never, I mean never, remember to close them. Actually, nothing’...

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ADHD and Indecisiveness

Photo by Artur84, Freedigitalphotos.net Every day is filled with decisions. What to have for breakfast? What to wear today? Should I do my math homework first, or should I read first? Then there are the big decisions. Should I take this new job? Shou...

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ADD vs. ADHD: Is One Better (or Worse) than the Other?

ADD and ADHD are distinct conditions, though they share many of the same symptoms. Their differences do not make one better or worse than the other, but gaining a proper understanding of each condition will arm you with the information you need to cr...

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5 Mistakes Adults with ADHD Make at Work

Succeeding at work can be difficult for adults with ADHD. Lack of focus, procrastination, lateness, and disorganization are common. Avoid these five common mistakes made by adults with ADHD at work and work around your symptoms.

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12 Things High School Students with ADD/ADHD Want Their Teachers to Know

Attention, teachers! What does your high-school student wish you knew about ADHD? Find out by reading this list compiled by teens with ADHD.

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10 Ways to Help Reduce Hyperactivity in Children With ADHD

ADHD can be a positive trait when managed. Help your children learn to harness the excessive energy and use it to help them accomplish their goals.

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10 Coping Mechanisms for Thriving With Adult ADHD

Thrive with adult ADHD by implementing these 10 steps into your routine. Learn how to organize your day so that your symptoms don't get in the way of success.

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20 Common Symptoms of ADD and ADHD in Women

Many ADD or ADHD symptoms are commonly described by women but not listed in clinical journals. Here are 20 of them.