ADHD and Adults: Are You Believing these Erroneous Beliefs?

 ADHD in the News 2015-08-11

When you’re first diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you might have mixed emotions. On the one hand, you might feel relieved to finally have an explanation for your symptoms...On the other hand, you might feel disappointed, angry or ashamed...You also might adopt unhelpful perspectives that only exacerbate your negative thoughts and stop you from navigating ADHD successfully. Below, clinical psychologist and ADHD expert Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D, shared two belief systems along with why they’re wrong.