Deconstructing Executive Function Disorder – Edge Foundation

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Executive Function Disorder (EFD)Executive function refers to a set of mental skills that include working memory, flexible thinking, and self-control. These skills are essential to managing our daily life. They help us:Manage timePay attentionSwitch focusPlan and organizeRemember detailsAvoid saying...

ADHD makes 2020’s holiday expectations and boundaries even harder

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Use the player above to listen to the text of this post. To receive expanded versions of new audio posts and other bonus content in your favorite podcast app, become a supporter of The ADHD Homestead on Patreon.Selfish.ADHDers get called selfish a...

ADHD Across Generations – Edge Foundation

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A recent study, published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, confirmed that the recurrence risk of ADHD from generation to generation may be influenced by gender. It also indicated the presence of other psychiatric disorders in parents...

New Year’s Resolutions In Times of Uncertainty

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It’s early January. The holidays are over and the parade of year end retrospectives are almost done. Now you can focus on what you want to do in the coming year. But this new year is different. We’re still...

You’re Not ADHD If You Are Having A Rough Day. Live In My Head...

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Part of #ExplainAdultADHD.  A campaign to reduce the ignorance, misinformation, and stigma against adults with ADHD. You’re Not ADHD If You Are Having A Rough Day. Live In My Head For At Least 30 Seconds. When I try to explain that I’m...

Review of cognitive testing studies reveals how adding computer simulations could help — ScienceDaily

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The introduction of computer simulation to the identification of symptoms in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has potential to provide an additional objective tool to gauge the presence and severity of behavioral problems, Ohio State University researchers suggest...

ADHD and a Good Night’s Sleep

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Why ADHD Brains Have Trouble SleepingOver the years, a number of studies have identified connections between ADHD and trouble sleeping. While anyone can haw trouble sleeping, it can be more of a problem for those with ADHD due to...

Video game can identify attention deficit symptoms — ScienceDaily

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Adapting a traditional endless runner video game and using a raccoon as the protagonist, researchers from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) and the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM, in its Spanish acronym), among other institutions, have developed...

Overcome Your ADHD Inner Critic

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How ADHD Can Amplify Your Inner CriticMany individuals with ADHD struggle with a poor self image fueled by negative self-talk. They harbor feelings of inadequacy, guilt or shame which can make work, home life and relationships more challenging.We all...

Individuals with high ADHD-traits are more vulnerable to insomnia — ScienceDaily

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Individuals with high ADHD-traits that do not meet the criteria for a diagnosis are less able to perform tasks involving attentional regulation or emotional control after a sleepless night than individuals with low ADHD-traits, a new study from Karolinska...

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ADHD nell'Adulto: Informazioni Generali

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Il tema dell'ADHD presente nella popolazione adulta non è molto conosciuto tra le persone, e molti ignorano le dimensioni e le caratteristiche di questo...

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