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ADHD

The Illusion Of ADHD

The disorder is real, what about the perception?

That title might make you think that I don't believe ADHD exists.

But you know me better than that, right?

There is an illusion surrounding ADHD, but only the gullible could ever believe it doesn't exist in the face of the still mounting tidal wave of evidence of its reality.
So what's the illusion?
The illusion has to do with the fact that ADHD is a spectrum...
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Coping Skills For Hallucinations

Schizophrenia can be either acute or chronic.  Either way when you experience the symptoms of Schizophrenia you may experience hallucinations as well.  This article will provide readers with coping strategies to handle hallucinations during a psychotic episode.

Distraction


According to , distraction is...
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Bipolar Laid Bare

Why I Stopped Taking Latuda

Episodes of depression can be unpredictable. Sometimes they emerge without an identifiable trigger and without warning. Sometimes triggers are identifiable, which helps inform preparation for any potential episodes in the future, but may not help with the current episodes. Length of depressive...
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ADHD

I’m Tired

... so tired ...

It's Monday. The weekend was hard. Not my fault, things were all settled for the whole thing to run smoothly, and it didn't.

Firstly, we were supposed to meet the propane furnace repair man at our other place on Saturday afternoon. He had a cancellation and went to our place in the morning, early, without notifying us ... who does that.

When he got there, he couldn't get in....
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Living with ADHD

ADHD and the Absurd

There are many signs you might come across in your life that you have a case of ADHD on your hands. Frequently missing details due to inattention. Having trouble staying in one place for extended periods of time.
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General

Physical Dependence vs. Addiction


A few months ago, a physician and good friend, Dr. Jennifer Schneider, called me out for inadvertently conflating physical dependence with addiction. What I have realized since then is many (maybe most) clinicians, not to mention the general public, have little to no idea that physical dependence and substance addiction are not synonymous. Hence, this article.

Physical dependence is a property (a side effect, so to speak) of certain drugs. Physical dependence occurs because your body...
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