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How to beat procrastination whether you have ADHD or not

Procrastination is the habit of putting off activities we need to do and replacing them with something more pleasurable or less overwhelming. No matter if you have ADHD or not you’ve probably procrastinated at some point. In this article, we’ll talk about why we procrastinate, why it’s more common in people with ADHD, and how …

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Understanding the Role of Genetics in ADHD

ADHD is traditionally understood as a neurodevelopmental disorder caused by damage to the CNS at an early stage of development, for example during childbirth; however, the clinical complexity of this condition, the associated psychiatric comorbidities, and the higher incidence among identical twins indicated that there must be other factors involved. A study published in 2018 …

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Virtual Behavioral Health Care: Let’s Not Forget the Lessons We’ve Learned

Disclosure: I am the founder and owner of Animo Sano Psychiatry, a hybrid virtual and in-person behavioral health group practice. I am also an advisor at Holmusk, a digital health organization aiming to improve the utilization of real-world evidence in research. The past two years have been a whirlwind for everyone and certainly for the …

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7 Conditions most frequently associated with adult ADHD

ADHD is a condition that is not usually present alone. People with ADHD have approximately a 50% chance of having another associated psychiatric condition or comorbidity. Symptoms in adult ADHD can seem confusing, not only because they are different from those classically associated with ADHD, but also because they overlap with symptoms of other comorbid …

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An Overview of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

As defined by the American Psychiatry Association (APA), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD is a “disorder characterized by recurrent intrusive thoughts (obsessions) that prompt the performance of neutralizing rituals (compulsions).” OCD affects approximately 1 in every 100 adults in the United States. It is known to have a neurobiological basis and can appear at any …

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Nutritional Recommendations for Individuals With ADHD

Edited by: Sarah “Sally” Creekmore, PA-C Much has been said about the relationship between diet and ADHD symptoms. Since the seventies, there was special interest in the benefits of a diet free of additives and salicylates for children with ADHD. Fifty years later, the interest in this topic persists and has motivated much scientific research …

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