Can adults have ADHD?

… tasks can be broken down into smaller, more manageable steps so that completing each part of the task provides a sense of accomplishment. Psychotherapy, including cognitive behavioral therapy, also can help change one’s poor self-image by examining the experiences that produced it. The therapist encourages the adult with ADHD to adjust to the life changes that come with treatment, such as thinking before acting, or resisting the urge to take unnecessary risks. NIMH » Attention Deficit …

The Misdiagnosis Of Adhd And What It Can Mean To You And Your Family

… meanings in “The life changes 150 it’s not what you’re eating Scale.” The results are today’s snapshot of how you view your life to date, and what it means to you now. If you would like to discover where your important changes fit with those of your family members, you may wish to copy this scale and give it to the important members of your fam By: Lana Johnsonl Health> Mental Healthl Nov 09, 2010 …

ADHD: An Overview

ADHD: An Overview ADHD is neither a “new” mental health problem nor is it a disorder created for the purpose of personal gain or financial profit by pharmaceutical companies, the mental health field, or by the media.  It is a very real behavioral and medical disorder that affects millions of people nationwide.  According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), ADHD is one of the most common mental disorders in children and adolescents.  According to research sponsored by NIMH, …