Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD

A lot of couples I work with have been curious about the idea of Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria (RSD), wondering if the ADHD partner in their relationship might have it.  I've posted about what RSD is, as well as how it impacts spouses of adults with ADHD.  Now, for those who want to go directly to the top expert on this topic, Dr.

CBD oil is getting a lot of buzz as a possible treatment for adult ADHD.  Don't jump on the bandwagon until you read this.

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one ingredient in hemp and marijuana.  Should it be used as a treatment for ADHD?

You think you probably have ADHD.  What do you do next?

Treatment for adult ADHD often includes medication, but research clearly indicates that medication alone is not the best treatment for ADHD.  Further, about 20-30% of adults can’t find a medication that works for them, or works without side effects.  Use this method for getting the most out of treatment for adult ADHD.

Newly diagnosed with ADHD?  You may be wondering what sort of professional guidance would be most useful.  This article helps you figure out where to start.

An interesting research study reiterates what past studies have largely shown – that neurofeedback is not a great treatment for ADHD

Knowing about the neurological underpinnings of ADHD can help keep therapists from falling into the same traps as non-ADHD partners.

Biologically-based sensitivity to criticism and rejection impacts some with ADHD...it also impacts their partners

A nice article has just been released in USA Today reviewing that more women with ADHD are getting diagnosed and using ADHD medications.  With a high rate of unplanned pregnancies for women of child-bearing age, experts weigh in on how to handle pregnancy and these medications.  Go to Why Cases of ADHD in Women are Skyrocketing.

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