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Attention Magazine December 2011
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Invisible Fences, and Adult ADHD
J. Russell Ramsay
After years of experiencing criticism and misunderstanding, many adults with ADHD conclude that their difficulties reflect character flaws or laziness. Focusing on such negative outlooks and attitudes is an important component of treatment for adult ADHD, particularly in cognitive behavioral therapy.
Voices of ADHD Diagnosis in Midlife and Beyond
Four adults with ADHD share the challenges they faced on their paths to diagnosis later in life–and the changes they’ve experienced as a result of awareness, diagnosis, and treatment.
Eh, listen…I’m wondering if you’ve ever thought about…wondered… (cringe, recoil) whether you might have ADHD?
Do you dare to say anything if you suspect that someone in your life has undiagnosed ADHD? What if that someone is outside your immediate circle of family and friends–your boss, your employee, or that cashier at the supermarket?
Marie S. Paxson
Is finding childcare one of your biggest challenges in parenting a child with ADHD? Do your older teens and young adults with ADHD require supervision if you go away? Hear from five parents and two caregivers.
Survive the Holidays – a chat with Terry Matlen, MSW, ACSW
Terry Matlen ACSW
A Damnable Gift