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Dr. Ned Hallowell is doing a documentary about ADHD and is looking for women who have not yet been diagnosed, but think they might have ADHD.  If you would like to be filmed for his documentary, then please contact his assistant, Dianne, to see if you might qualify.  You can reach her at [email protected].  The producers will screen you to see if you are appropriate for their project.

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.

About 50 percent of adults with ADHD suffer from an anxiety disorder. Here's the story of how Katie came to grips with hers. 

Katie, a 30-year-old journalist, has ADHD and her husband does not. In her first blog for ADHD and Marriage, she talks about life before and after receiving her diagnosis at 29 years old, and the moment she realized her marriage could be saved.

Want to know what it's like for women with ADHD?  Read this forum post and responses - it's very informative!

A woman with ADHD talks about the shame and remorse she feels about her childhood ADHD.

I have just read a book on the topic of anger and relationships that Dr Hallowell suggested - it's great and would be very, very helpful to any woman who is trying to make sense out of why nothing seems to change in her relationship even though she keeps trying to "fix" it.  (Men would benefit, too, but the book happens to be written with women in mind).  I have been trying to figure out how to communicate how to move from "stuck" to a more fluid place where couples can actually make progress. 

Sari Solden discusses ways in which individuals with ADHD can more effectively communicate with their partners.

In her first blog post, Sari Solden shares some tips on self acceptance.

Introducing Sari Solden, and a quick thought on gender roles