ADHD Affects Women Differently: What to Look For and How to Fix It

(ISTOCKPHOTO) Your desk is a mess, and you can forget about completing your to-do list—you don’t even have one. Your mind darts from one thought to the next. And that handbag you’ve been madly searching for on your ...

Are Adult ADHD Medications Effective? And Which Ones Work Best?

(ISTOCKPHOTO) In addition to counseling, behavioral conditioning, coaching, and support groups, four drugs—brand names Adderall, Dexedrine, Ritalin, and Concerta—are commonly used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity ...

The View from the ADHD Roller Coaster—Both Sides

The following text has been excerpted from Is it You, Me, or Adult A.D.D. by journalist Gina Pera. Read an interview with the author here. Monday, 8 p.m.The monthly meeting comes to order in the heart of Silicon Valley, a world center of leading-edge ...

What Could My Strange Obsessive Symptoms Mean?

When personality quirks start to get in the way of a person’s productivity and quality of life, they may be the sign of a serious mental health disorder. Behaviors such as attention problems, repetitive actions, and obsessive thoughts ...

When Someone You Love Has ADHD: Frequently Asked Questions About Helping Your Partner and Yourself

Gina and her husband at their wedding (GINA PERA) When journalist Gina Pera married a man with undiagnosed attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), she embarked on a wild ride that took her from frustration and confusion to ...