Dr. Amen's 7 Types of Attention Deficit Disorder
Dr. Daniel Amen posits that there are 7 types of ADD (or ADHD) — each with its own unique symptoms, brain function, neurotransmitter activity, and treatment strategies.
12 Things You Don't Know About Me and My ADHD
What's it like having ADHD? I'm a master of illusion. I’ll convince you I've got everything under control, but beneath the surface I hide anxiety, self-doubt, shame, and feelings of inadequacy that even treatment can't erase.
ADHD Brains Are the Most Creative: Why Do We Treat It Like a Disability?
Research shows that people who have ADHD are often extremely creative. In his 2004 book Creativity is Forever, Gary Davis reviewed the creativity literature from 1961 to 2003 and identified 22 reoccurring personality traits of creative people. This included 16 “positive” traits (e.g., independent, risk-taking, high energy, curiosity, humor, artistic, emotional) and 6 “negative” traits (e.g., impulsive, hyperactive, argumentative).
Welcome to the No Judgment Zone: ADHD Blogs and Essays
Is the drugged Lucas the real Lucas? Did I medicate him to make him more like me? Did I drug him into conformity? Have I done this to him to make my life easier? Who am I really helping here?