Procrastivity (a.k.a. Sneaky Avoidance) and Adult ADHD Coping

 ADHD in the News 2020-07-16

Part 1: Lessons learned that can help you turn procrastination against itself. Procrastination has been deemed the quintessential self-regulatory failure—putting off tasks despite knowing you will be worse off as a consequence.1 Seeing as ADHD itself is a developmental problem of self-dysregulation—a chronic, persistent delay in the acquisition and employment of the foundational self-regulatory capacities, known as the executive functions—it is no surprise that procrastination is among, if not the most commonly cited presenting problem faced by adults with ADHD seeking treatment.