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Healing Through Parenting: The Key to Postpartum Depression Recovery
April 24, 2024

Postpartum Depression: Key Takeaways

Postpartum depression is characterized by significant emotional challenges that affect the parent-child bond.
Hands-on parenting, not separation, is essent...
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The State of Adult ADHD Today
April 21, 2024

The diagnostic criteria for ADHD are largely based on studies of young white boys. The symptoms spelled out in the — i.e., — do not reflect the lived experiences of many adults with the condition. This gap between clinical guidance and real-life symptoms has contributed to a de...
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ADHD Medication Shortage Comments Top Government Inquiry
April 20, 2024

Adults and caregivers harmed by the ongoing ADHD medication shortage have contributed thousands of impassioned, irate impact statements to a joint Request for Information (RFI) issued by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)...
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“How I Became an Autism Advocate After My Own Mid-Life Diagnosis”
April 20, 2024
As an AuDHD woman (autistic with ADHD) who was diagnosed later in life, I know what it’s like to be discriminated against and exploited, especially in the workplace, for my differences. It was those demeaning experiences that inspired me to pursue a Ph.D. to better understand invisible dis...
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We Demand Attention on Sex Differences in ADHD
April 20, 2024
What We Know
Research tells us that women experience distinct and distinctly impairing symptoms of ADHD, which they are more likely to mask and hide due to shame.
Though clinical and research bias has historically overemphasized young male presentations of ADHD, Patric...
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Feel Like You’re “Flunking” Treatment? You’re Not. (And You’re Also Not Alone.)
April 19, 2024
We know that ADHD symptoms respond best to a multimodal treatment plan that includes medication plus helpful interventions ranging from mindfulness meditation to exercise to brain training. These complementary supports can help curb symptoms and enhance well-being for many individuals with A...
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We Demand Attention! A Call for Greater Research on Women with ADHD
April 19, 2024

“Female ADHD isn’t male ADHD-lite. If anything, research indicates that ADHD may be even more impairing for women than it is for men.” — Lotta Borg Skoglund, M.D., Ph.D.
Most of what we know about ADHD stems from research done on men and boys. We know relatively little...
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“ADHD Lessons from Ultrarunning: Accept Help and Support Your Needs”
April 18, 2024
For more than 10 years, I ran trail ultramarathons of 35 to 100 miles. I was decent at it, and I loved running those distances. But I’ll tell it straight: Long runs are hard, even if you’re trained for them.
Distance runners anticipate difficulties and know to support themselves i...
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Study identifies new metric for diagnosing autism
April 17, 2024
Autism spectrum disorder has yet to be linked to a single cause, due to the wide range of its symptoms and severity. However, a recent study suggests a promising new approach to finding answers, one that could lead to advances in the study of other neurological conditions....
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Protecting brain cells with cannabinol
April 17, 2024
Scientists created four cannabis-derived CBN analogs (chemical look-a-likes) with enhanced neuroprotective properties and potential for therapeutic application in neurological disorders like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and traumatic brain injury. Their findings reveal novel aspects of CBN's neuroprote...
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