Attention Deficit Disorder Articles
If you have ADD or ADHD, you may have the tendency to see yourself in a negative light. Don't do that! Don't focus on the bad things. Turn ADD traits around and see them in a positive light. When you do that, you'll be a happier person with a happier life. Let me show you how...
Picture this: You just rolled out of bed. You have about half an hour to leave the house, but you're no good without caffeine, so you run to the refrigerator, looking for the coffee that you moved to the pantry six months before. Then, once you've managed to get the coffee going, you go into your underwear drawer, and while you're opening it, you see your brush, so you start brushing your hair. Then, you brush your teeth, and finally, you look back into the underwear drawer and realize that you still have things sitting in the laundry basket from the weekend, when you did the wash.
ADD people are bored very easily, as you well know if you have ADD. People call us lazy, but it's not that. We'll put tremendous effort into things that matter to us, and that we enjoy. But how exciting is washing dishes or cleaning up a mess of stuff? Not very and it just doesn't happen. We learn to live with our messes.
When you woke up this morning and went to your home office, did you see the same stack of newspapers on the floor that's been there since 1992? Or, what about your desk? Do you remember if it's mahogany or metal? If you're asking these questions, you may have ADD, and are suffering the dreaded clutter monster.
Expert Author: Jamell Andrews
The first thing to understand about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is that it is a neurobiological condition. After depression, ADHD is the second most common mental health disorder in adults, affecting about 5 per cent of the United States population.
Expert Author: Amelia Stenson
After exhaustive studies, the medical fraternity has discovered a simple remedy for the growing numbers of children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The really startling factor that will have parents of ADHD children whooping for joy is how the great outdoors rivals Ritalin when it comes to improving dwindling concentration levels.
Expert Author: Jamie Hanson
ADHD-Attention shortage Hyperactivity disease, is a kind of disorder where the patient is unable to pay attention and can be diverted effortlessly, he is abnormally active and impatient with unprompted mood patterns. His prime weakness is inability to focus on the job done. subsequent name for ADHD is Hyperkinetic Disorder (HKD) and this disarray is found mostly among kids (7 per cent from age 6-11 years) and also around 4 per cent of adults bear from ADHD.
Expert Author: Johnny Kicklighter
Attention Deficit Disorder, otherwise known as ADD, has evolved over the years. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition (DSM-IV) identifies three main characteristics of the disorder: inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. While ADD stresses the inattention behavior, ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder) includes all three of the categories.
Expert Author: Lorenzo Hughes
It's unbelievable to imagine but were you aware that it is common for kids to have the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) mental disorder? In fact it affects 3-10 per cent of children. The real issue is when it isn't discovered as a child and remains unrecognized or "hidden" in adulthood. It was commonly thought that children would grow out of ADHD. Studies would suggest that one to two thirds of children with ADHD continue to have significant symptoms throughout life.
Expert Author: Jennifer Koretsky
In my personal life, I'm a singer, and rock-style music is my passion. As I've been working to take my abilities to the next level, I've realized that there are a number of similarities between managing adult Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and singing rock music. You don't need to be a rock singer to appreciate the similarities.
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