When Anxiety and ADHD Occur Together

It’s not uncommon for individuals with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to struggle with anxiety, whether it’s several symptoms or a full-blown disorder. In fact, about 30 to 40 percent of people with ADHD have an anxiety disorder, which includes “obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, phobias, social anxiety and panic disorder,” according to Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D, a... Continue Reading →

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Symptons

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterized by symptoms that include: trouble organizing tasks, being easily distracted, avoiding things that take effort, an inability to sustain attention on a task, and problems with follow-through. Hyperactivity (fidgeting, excessive talking, restlessness) and impulsivity (difficulty waiting one’s turn or with patience, interrupting others) may also be symptoms of... Continue Reading →

Eight Most Popular ADHD Medications

There is no one specific treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but proper treatment can help control many of the symptoms. Treatment for ADHD generally entails taking drugs, but a comprehensive approach that also includes behavioral therapy and education is advised to optimally handle symptoms. For children with ADHD, the American Academy of Pediatrics... Continue Reading →

ADHD Not Just A Childs Disorder

Adult ADHD Overview Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a relatively common, frequently unrecognized condition. It impacts 4.4 percentile of U.S. adults, but most adults who have ADHD reside with the symptoms and endure the often-devastating ramifications of ADHD in their own lives without identifying the source of their struggles. Rather, their issues are... Continue Reading →

Attention Deficit Disorder, What is it?

In short, people often utilize the terms ADD and ADHD interchangeably, even though the current proper medical terminology is ADHD or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. To better explain, let’s briefly discuss the language utilized for explaining diagnoses in general. Diagnostic terminology for psychiatric and behavioral problems arises from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), the manual... Continue Reading →

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