Archives for September, 2010

ADHD (General)

Zoë’s Pet Peeves: Adult ADHD – Looking for Help in All the Wrong Places, Part III

Recently, an ADHD from A to Zoë reader made the following request:
"I’m wishing you’d continue with your series about looking for help in all the wrong places. I’d really like to know what happened. How did you get a support group happening? I hate being left hanging like that."

~ from bobcat665
Bobcat665 is referring to Zoë’s Pet Peeves: Adult ADHD – Looking for Help in All the Wrong Places, Parts I...
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ADHD (General)

New ADHD Subtypes Discovered!

Most of us are familiar with the classic ADHD "subtypes":

- inattentive
- hyperactive-impulsive
- combined subtype

ADHD is a syndrome

Some feel that these subtypes are not always helpful in describing adult ADHD. Current researchers, such as Dr. Margaret Weiss, see ADHD as a syndrome, or collection of symptoms. Each of us lucky ADHDers has our own, special, combination of symptoms, and the severity of each of these symptoms varies.

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Zoë’s Pet Peeves: Where’s the Balance?

In his blog post yesterday, Storm Chaser or Storm Creator,  blogger/comedian/writer Rick Green talks about his inability to enjoy the peace and calm that follows accomplishment. He describes a typical hyperactive ADHDer’s dilemma of always being driven, of chasing after the next big thing, or waiting anxiously for the next disaster. He’s not alone, but I found myself wondering about his conclusion:
"It’s like those people...
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He Said / She Said: Examining the ADHD Life – Does ADHD Mean You’re Always Saying, “I’m Sorry”? Part II

Missed PART I? Click HERE.

PART II

On Monday, we ended on a cliff-hanger when Jeff asked how much time is enough time for ADHDers to rectify, or overcome,  certain symptoms that cause them to say, time and time again, “I’m sorry."

11:00am Jeff But much time is enough time to rectify a problem? Maybe that's not really answerable.

We...
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ADHD (General)

He Said / She Said: Examining the ADHD Life – Does ADHD Mean You’re Always Saying, “I’m Sorry”? Part I

If love means never having to say, "I'm sorry," does ADHD mean ALWAYS having to say "I'm sorry"? Jeff and Zoë explore this question in this week's He Said / She said series.

Without apology, we present, Part I:

10:38am  Jeff  Does having ADHD mean that you'll always be saying you are sorry?

I there always something we screw up that...
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