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Complete Treatment of Adult ADD

Complete Treatment of Adult ADD Look around at the people with whom you work, hang out with, or join on the freeway. About 1 in 20 of those people suffer from attention-deficit disorder. Making careless mistakes, having difficulty sustaining attention, and being easily distracted are three symptoms that can be dangerous on the freeway. As…

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Diagnosing Attention-Deficit Disorder from the Internet

A young woman told me she referred herself for counseling because she thought she had adult onset Attention-Deficit Disorder. She couldn’t keep her attention focused, kept forgetting things, and got distracted easily. It turned out she didn’t have ADD at all, but suffered from overwork and stress related to sustaining her full-time job and single…

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A Look at Attention Deficit Disorder and The Benefits of Improving Working Memory

 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual lists three subtypes of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. DSM-IV-TR 314.01 is considered the combined type, which means that six or more symptoms of both hyperactivity/impulsivity and inattention have persisted for at least six months. 1. DSM-IV-TR 314.01 is also considered the Predominantly Hyperactive/Impulsive type. This is used when…

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