Having Adult Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can be challenging. This blog with focus on state-of-the-art and evidenced-based strategies for. Though it's called adult ADHD, symptoms start in early childhood and continue into adulthood. In some cases, ADHD is not recognized or diagnosed until the person is an adult. Adult ADHD symptoms may not be as clear as ADHD symptoms in children. In adults, hyperactivity may decrease, but struggles with impulsiveness, restlessness and difficulty paying attention may continue.
ADHD also looks like me: a year-old woman firmly planted on the couch. In addition to dealing with the general joys of ADHD, women with the condition also experience a unique set of symptoms. A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD by Sari Solden, M.S., and Michelle Frank, Psy.D.: The most common understanding of ADHD is pretty cis-male-centric when, in reality, ADHD can present.
Many women with ADHD live with a painful secret: “Shame, unfortunately, seems to be the name of the game, for many women I have worked with who have ADHD,” said Terry Matlen, MSW, ACSW, a. (originally published August 8, , updated October 9, ) I bet, like many ADHD adults, one of your superpowers may be your ability to think outside the box in many contexts. But, if you think your ADHD is a handicap, you may be falling short in doing this when it comes to managing your ADHD so you can create a life that works for you. In.