ADD – Attention Deficit Disorder

Yes, DEA, there’s an ADHD Med Shortage

By |2016-11-20T07:53:44-05:00January 1st, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Medication, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The FDA says there's a shortage of ADHD medications. They've put stimulant medications on their official shortage list. The DEA says there's no shortage. I've been taking Adderall since I was 23. I'm now, um, considerably older. I tried to get my Adderall prescription filled a couple of months ago. For the first time, I was [...]

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Article: ADHD & Menopause @PsychCentral

By |2016-10-05T06:45:47-04:00November 30th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD|Tags: , , , , , , |

Here's an article Patricia Quinn MD and I were recently quoted in, regarding ADHD and menopause: It’s hard enough having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But if you’re a woman going through perimenopause or menopause, you might find it getting even harder. Diminishing estrogen levels can actually exacerbate symptoms, ... Continue reading "ADHD and Menopause: What [...]

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50 Tips for College Students

By |2016-11-20T07:53:44-05:00October 5th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD, College|Tags: , , , , |

I did the "extended tour" of college. From about 1991-2002. I did get 4 degrees, so at least I have an excuse. :) I've also been an adjunct professor, so I've also been at the other side of the classroom. 1) The Freshman Fifteen does exist. So does the Freshman Twenty. Watch how many starches and [...]

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Five Tips for ADHD College Students

By |2016-10-05T06:45:47-04:00September 12th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD|Tags: , , , |

The amazing people at the Virtual ADHD Conference tweeted a link for my Huffington Post article, "5 Tips for College Students With ADHD" http://ow.ly/6rjOG I'll be presenting "Making the Grade with ADHD: The Path to College Success" on October 5, 2011 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. EST at the conference.

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Adult ADD in Oct.’s Woman’s Day

By |2016-10-05T06:45:47-04:00September 6th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD|Tags: , , , , |

The October issue of Woman's Day magazine has an article on adult ADD. I'm one of the experts interviewed for the article. You can find the article on page 66 of the issue, or here: http://www.womansday.com/Articles/Health-Fitness/Conditions-Diseases/Do-You-Have-Adult-ADHD.html

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Win a copy of “Making the Grade with ADD”!

By |2016-10-05T06:45:47-04:00August 21st, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD, College|Tags: , , , |

Want to win a copy of "Making the Grade with ADD: A Student's Guide to Suceeding in College with Attention Deficit Disorder"? Here's what you do to enter the random drawing: 1. Follow me on Twitter www.twitter.com/stephaniesarkis 2. Tweet me an ADHD tip. Put a hashtag (#) in front of the word "ADHD" in your tweet. [...]

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11 Tips for Succeeding in College with ADHD

By |2016-11-20T07:53:44-05:00August 19th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD, College|Tags: , , , , , |

PsychCentral.com has just posted an article, "11 Tips for Succeeding in College with ADHD", for which I was interviewed: College is a big transition for any student. But when you have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), there are added challenges to consider. These obstacles concern everything from studying to managing your time to spending impulsively to [...]

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Additude Video: ADHD and Making Decisions

By |2016-11-20T07:53:45-05:00August 15th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD|Tags: , , , |

Here's a video I did as part of AdditudeMag.com's ADHD Expert Blog series. Overwhelmed by making decisions? Balk at the thought of being dealt too many choices? You're not alone. In a recent discussion topic on ADDitude's new online community for families with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD), ADDConnect, several members commisterated about their difficulty making [...]

Is it ADHD or Overload?

By |2016-11-20T07:53:45-05:00August 9th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD|Tags: , , , , |

New post on Huffington Post blog: Is it ADHD/ADD or Are We Just Overloaded? So is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) a real thing, or is it just a byproduct of the times we live in? We have overcommitted, over-scheduled and overextended ourselves. We have to answer our emails right now. We have to check Facebook [...]

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