Treating Adult ADHD: Redefining Limitations and Recovering the Lost Self

 ADHD in the News 2022-04-07

While reflecting on an extensive career of treating adult ADHD, David W. Goodman, MD, recalls a patient experience wherein treatment with a long-acting stimulant medication not only produced an astonishing short-term resolution but also opened up entire horizons for his patient. Dr Goodman explains that this patient success story is a prototypical experience in adult ADHD. With the help of psychotherapy, a patient will uncover a truer self, one long eclipsed by the pathologic entity of ADHD.