Is Adult ADHD Related to Sleep Challenges?

Is Adult ADHD Related to Sleep Challenges

Are adults with ADHD more likely to have difficulties with sleep, and in what ways? This research brief examines two studies that investigated the associations between sleep disturbances and adult ADHD. The first study found that sleep problems were more severe and greater in frequency among adults with ADHD compared to adults without ADHD who…

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Awards Presented at #ADHD2022

Each year, CHADD presents a series of awards honoring outstanding service and dedication to the ADHD community. In 2022, these awards were presented during the Annual International Conference on ADHD, co-hosted by CHADD, ADDA, and ACO. New this year was the Early Career Influencer Award, the first award presented jointly by all three organizations. Other…

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Excellence in Emerging ADHD Researchers

Rachel James, MSLIS Representing CHADD’s professional advisory board, Max Wiznitzer, MD, introduced the winners of the Young Scientist Research Awards during the 2022 Annual International Conference on ADHD in Dallas, Texas. A point of pride for CHADD is the ability to offer opportunities for emerging researchers to showcase their innovative work studying ADHD. For one…

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How Would a Professional Approach Treating an Adult with ADHD?

John is a forty-two-year-old accountant. He is married and has two kids; Jenny is ten and Jack is eight. John decided to seek services with a psychologist due to a few specific issues. At his job, he has a difficult time keeping on top of his work. He often ends up working late at night…

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Is Doing Household Chores Related to Executive Functioning?

Doing Household Chores

This research update examines two recent studies examining the link between executive functioning and involvement in household chores. Executive functioning refers to cognitive processes such as the ability to shift focus between tasks, manipulate and access temporary information, and inhibit or suppress irrelevant information. Children with neurodevelopmental disorders, such as ADHD, experience delays in executive…

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