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Women with Adult ADHD. Spinning Out Of Control. What happens when the A in ADHD stands for Adult? Finally a Guide for Grown-ups
I was quoted in this 3 page article written by Zoe Kessler who has ADHD. It was published in More Magazine. Talks about Zoe's personal story with ADHD, fighting stigma, finding help, how to manage Adult ADHD, and lists web resources for Adult ADHD. Leave a comment if you thought it was helpful.
with ADHD in the Workplace
Juggling the Dual Responsibilities of Home and Work. "As
both I and Sari Solden have repeatedly said, the job of homemaker
is one of the most ADD-unfriendly jobs around. Homemaking
requires women to function without external structure, juggling
multiple, shifting responsibilities, to function despite frequent
and often unavoidable interruptions, and to remain focused
in a highly distracting environment."
Women with ADD Presentation Notes and Links by Christine
Christine a member of our Vancouver adult ADD support group did a great presentation on women with ADD here are her notes and links from the presentation. Talks about the problems of and impact of ADD in emotions, relationships, work etc
your Daughter a Daydreamer, Tomboy or "Chatty Kathy?
She may have undiagnosed Attention Deficit Disorder. By Kathleen
G. Nadeau, Ph.D. Author of Understanding Girls with ADHD.
Talks about how ADD can show up in girls and lists some resources.
and Fibromyalgia (FMS): Where Is the Connection?
Glenda H. Davis, MD, and Patricia Stephens, CNC. "Is
there a connection [between ADD and FMS]?"(2). We believe
there is, since ADD and FMS: a) respond to the same medications
(stimulants), b) have similar symptoms, c) run in the same
in Silence: Women With Adult ADHD
Gives an personal story about a woman with ADD that
self medicated for years before getting treatment and talks
about how women are affected by ADD
For Managing Your Home and Keeping Your Sanity
Tips for women With ADD from the www.add.about.com forum
Issues for Women with ADD
about how ADD can impact women and gives some practical tips
on dealing with it. One good one is " Don't hang around
women who can't understand your problems."
HEALTH ISSUES Hormones and Memory
by Joyce Hair, M.D. Discusses how perimenopausal and menopausal
states can effect women with ADD.