ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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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Is it ADHD, OCD, or Both?

By |2016-11-20T07:53:45-05:00July 1st, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Depression/Anxiety|Tags: , , , |

I now have a blog/column on The Huffington Post! My first post is on the difference (and similarities) between ADHD and OCD. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/stephanie-sarkis-phd/is-it-adhd-ocd-or-both_b_887220.html And here's the column's main page: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/stephanie-sarkis-phd

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Is the ADHD Brain More Creative?

By |2016-11-20T07:53:45-05:00June 13th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Movies/Music, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Is it possible that the impulsivity and quick-thinking that accompanies ADHD may also boost creativity? And what role does medication have in that creative process? Does stimulant medication hamper creativity, or boost it? The ADHD brain may not be held back as much by constraints on thinking. In a study by Abraham et al. (2006), adolescents [...]

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