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Is medication for ADHD considered a coping mechanism?
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Shutting down
Jan 23, 2017 - 3:13 PM - by Csmommie11
Has any other parents that have kids with ADHD had them to shut down and not talk to anyone for about 20-30 minutes? And would this be considered being defiant cause that's what I was told by the principal at my son's school?
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Really need more life experiences......
Jan 23, 2017 - 8:34 AM - by sayhi110
Hi everyone,

Do you think add make your life experience less than others? I really think that way because you need to focus then you accomplish something....

I am 26 years old i think things i have to do like:
-a college degree
-overseas exposure
-volunteer/extracurricular activities/exercise
-organized life/home

Friends in my ages already done a lot of achievements....I feel so humiliated,... [Read More]
8 Replies | 147 Views
Being an introvert with ADHD
Jan 23, 2017 - 8:08 AM - by posthaze
Hi guys,

Me again! Since I've done research on this difference in cognition, I've felt that the ADHD amplifies certain innate personality traits. I would consider myself an introvert, I'm quite shy around people I don't know and extremely introspective. I find that this means I try to know myself and others very deeply. The flipside is that I can often be hyper-critical of my behaviours and actions and very reluctant to open up to people unless I feel that it's safe to do so.
... [Read More]
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ADHD - Is it all in my head?
Jan 22, 2017 - 4:08 PM - by posthaze
Hey guys,

So, I've struggled with my life up until now. I've had so many problems, so many pitfalls in my education, my dating life, my social life and even my work life that now that I've managed to get back to uni to study as a mature student, it was so pressing that I felt I needed help. I reached out to the uni wellbeing services and they offered to give me a dyslexia screening test based on the fact that I mentioned I had trouble reading for prolonged periods of time (I'm... [Read More]
14 Replies | 281 Views
It feels like people are watching me...
Jan 22, 2017 - 1:16 AM - by jbradindaghetto
And I don't mean secretly, liked I am being spied on our something.
I am in school, and I sit at the front of all my classes because it's the only chance I have at retaining any information. Like many people here I'm sure, I can get a bit fidgety. On the wrong day, I stay to worry that people in my class notice or are distracted by it. That stresses me out, and my natural response is to get more restless. Now I've created a nice feedback loop, and all the focus I have is going into... [Read More]
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