A man undergoing behavioral therapy for ADHD
Eric Patterson
Eric Patterson
May 9, 2019
Behavioral therapy for ADHD can be successful. If you or a loved one are looking for treatment options, it may be worth trying out.

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Correlations between ADHD and eating disorders have been difficult for clinicians to define. Recent studies suggest higher-than-normal eating disorder rates in people with ADHD.
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"Getting the help I so desperately needed set the stage for where I am now – happy, fulfilled, successful." Jeff shares his thoughts on ADHD and depression.
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ADHD Motivation Tips to Help You Get Inspired and Stay on Track

Everyone has trouble motivating themselves now and then, but ADHD and motivation can be a perpetual struggle. Learn here how to motivate yourself here.
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Is there a relationship between ADHD and substance abuse? If so, why does this correlation exist? What can be done to prevent abuse and treat the symptoms?
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Is There a Link Between Bipolar Disorder and ADHD?

A link between bipolar disorder and ADHD is being investigated. However, it is difficult to make a determination because many of the symptoms are similar.
by Patricia Bratianu on March 17, 2015
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I know just how much it burns when people say certain things. Here are a few key examples of what not to say to an adult with ADHD.
by Jeff Emmerson on March 10, 2015
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Are you destroying your child by using 'disorder' as a label? Kevin discusses the negative stigma associated with ADHD, and its repercussions.
by Kevin Bolinsky on February 3, 2015
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Telling a child with ADHD he has a disorder and throwing medication at his symptoms is dangerous, and can lead to depression and suicide, writes Kevin.
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"The shame that many of us have internalized must be healed, it must be replaced with a healthy self-identity." Jeff discusses ADHD and shame.
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