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The Definitive Guide to Diagnosing ADHD

At the Sachs Center, our ADHD testing method uses the ADHD components from the comprehensive neuropsychological evaluation to provide an accurate ADHD diagnosis. You receive a thorough evaluation similar to the comprehensive neuropsychological testing, but much quicker and without the high cost. Our testing process for diagnosing ADHD is streamlined, taking only about two hours.

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What Is Act Therapy and Can it Benefit ADHD

What Is ACT Therapy and Can it Benefit ADHD?

ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting both children and adults. Characterized by symptoms like inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity, ADHD can pose challenges in various aspects of life ranging from academics to relationships. Traditional treatments for ADHD typically include medication, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), or coaching; however, recently, another therapeutic approach called Acceptance and Commitment

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ADHD and Relationships

Navigating ADHD in Relationships: Nine Impacts on You and Your Partner

The most damaging pattern in an ADHD relationship occurs when one partner assumes the role of a responsible “parent” and the other that of a reckless “child.” ADHD in Relationships Relationships in which one or both partners have Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD or ADD) can face unique challenges. ADHD symptoms can distort or even destroy

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ADHD in the Workplace

In the dynamic and competitive world of work, individuals with ADHD often find themselves facing unique challenges. This article, written by an ADHD and Autism specialist, seeks to comprehensively explore the impact of ADHD in the workplace, shedding light on the hurdles faced by neurodivergent adults and providing strategies for not only navigating but thriving

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Dogs Are Your Best Friend & Medicine (if you have ADHD)

In the world of ADHD, where each day brings its own set of challenges, many seek unique ways to navigate life’s twists and turns. Beyond traditional treatments, there’s a furry alternative that goes beyond companionship – dogs. Yes, you read it right. Dogs may not just be your best friends; they could also be a

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Time Management Challenges with ADHD: Time Optimism

In today’s world, time management is a vital skill. It allows individuals to achieve their goals and meet deadlines while maintaining a feeling of control. However, for individuals with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), time management can be a significant challenge. Time optimism is a result of the inherent difficulties in prioritizing and estimating time. This article

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Internet Addiction and ADHD

Internet addiction (IA) has been considered a new psychiatric disorder(1). Based on a study, individuals using the internet excessively and pathologically are at risk of suffering from adverse consequences(2). Such consequences include getting into arguments, fatigue, social isolation, and even functional problems like poor grading in school, marriage failure, and job loss(3). Internet addiction can

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5 Things About ADHD in Seniors You May Not Know

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), is a condition that often affects kids. This condition causes them to become hyperactive, compulsive, and inattentive. Sadly, this condition also affects older adults. A study about ADHD in adults found that 4.4% of older adults have ADHD. Secondly, the majority of seniors who have ADHD are sometimes diagnosed with

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If you suffer from ADHD, you are not alone. The CDC estimates that in the US, 9.4% of children and almost 5% of adults are currently diagnosed with ADHD. Although there is no cure for ADHD, there are several ways to become successful in managing your symptoms with one of the most popular being psychotherapy. 

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What is ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain-based disorder that is usually first diagnosed in childhood and often lasts into adulthood. People with ADHD often report having problems with time management, emotional regulation, organization, activation or getting started, and self-control. They may also show a persistent pattern of inattention or not being able to complete

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