What Makes a Good Joke?

Fair Humor Did you hear the one about...? Some people tell a joke and everybody laughs. Other jokes go flat or even make people mad. How do you … [Read more...]

Taking Your ADD To College

Most teens with AD/HD can remember how they struggled to get along in school. You used tutoring, medication, tape recorders, and plain hard work to … [Read more...]

Adult Depression: Effective Treatments

Depression in Adults: Effective Treatments Introduction Everyone has times they feel sad and don't enjoy life. For some people the emotional pain … [Read more...]

Adult ADD

Adult Attention Deficit Disorder: Diagnosis, Coping and Mastery In the past, Attention Deficit Disorder was believed to be a condition that affected … [Read more...]

Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia is the fear of going out into public places. It can occur with or without panic attacks. Mary's* problems started one day when she was … [Read more...]

Is It Bipolar Disorder or AD/HD?

There is a great deal of controversy about the diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder in Childhood. Sometimes it can be difficult to differentiate AD/HD, … [Read more...]

Links to ADHD Sites and Book Reviews

Books for Parents of Children and Adolescents with AD/HD Daredevils and Daydreamers : New Perspectives on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity … [Read more...]

Attention Deficit Disorder and Addiction

Individuals with AD/HD have several characteristics that make them more vulnerable to substance abuse: These may include self-medication, impulsivity, … [Read more...]

OK, I Have ADHD, But Does Mom Have It Too?

What is it like to have a parent with AD/HD? In many cases, AD/HD is inherited, so if you have it, some other family members might have it … [Read more...]

ADD and Responsibility

Neurobiological Diagnosis and Personal Responsibility: How does morality fit in with AD/HD? Some commentators have linked the increased awareness … [Read more...]

ADD and Invertebrate Anatomy

Coping Styles in ADD Adults Whenever I go hiking in the State Park near my home, I am struck by the variety and tenacity of the forms of life around … [Read more...]

ADHD in Adults: It Rarely Travels Alone

Attention Deficit in Adults: It Rarely Travels Alone Adults have lived longer than children, and thus have had more time to develop other psychiatric … [Read more...]