How ADHD Makes Me a Good Citizen

How ADHD Makes Me a Good Citizen: I realized today that ADHD has, quite against my will, made me a good, upstanding citizen. Here’s what I mean: being a good citizen is all about the small things. It’s about giving your seat to someone who needs it when the bus is full. And let’s...

This article was written by Neil Petersen on the PsychCentral Blog.

"Neil Petersen writes regularly on education, learning disabilities and technology. He received his B.A. in 2014 and was diagnosed with ADHD at the beginning of his college studies. Neil also works for a music education non-profit and hopes to help create an education system that can better serve students with ADHD."

ADHD & Relationships

Domestic Unrest Adults with mild ADHD may flourish at the office, but flounder in personal relationships like friendships and marriage. BY JOHN RATEY, MDCATHERINE JOHNSON, PH.D. Share Article MenuRead the article

Weight Gain & ADHD.

Readers with ADHD,

Are you struggling to lose weight? ADHD is adding to the challenge.

This article was originally published in ADDITUDE MAGAZINE: Dec. 2005/Jan. 2006 Issue

ADHD Weight Gain: How to Stop Impulsive Eating

This article was originally published in ADDITUDE MAGAZINE: Dec. 2005/Jan. 2006 Issue

Have ADHD? Here are "5 Solid Tricks to Improve Your Mood That Really Work"

5 Solid Tricks to Improve Your Mood That Really Work
This article posted on with great advice is well worth reading.

"Brain Differences in ADHD Start Early in Life"

Brain Differences in ADHD Start Early in Life: We’ve known for a while that the brains of people with ADHD are physiologically different than the brains of people without ADHD. Many lines of research have converged on this fact, and it’s one reason not to put much stock in the intellectually lazy...

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ADHD Drugs Associated With Modest Risks During Pregnancy

ADHD Drugs Associated With Modest Risks During Pregnancy

Read the whole article but note that:

''Although stimulants were associated with an increased risk for preeclampsia and preterm birth, "the absolute increases in risks are small and thus, women with significant ADHD should not be counseled to suspend their ADHD treatment based on these findings," the authors write.
Taken together, the studies "point to a potential increased risk of preterm birth associated with stimulant treatment," Dr. Cohen told Medscape Medical News."Our study also suggests that stimulant ADHD medications modestly increase the risk of preeclampsia. But we found no evidence of increased risk of placental complications associated with atomoxetine, which suggests that non-stimulant ADHD medications may be safer to use in pregnancy, though more research is needed due to the smaller number exposed." "These studies provide some reassurance to pregnant women who strongly be…