I Use My Learning Disorder Diagnosis to Cheat on Tests
Getting diagnosed cost thousands of dollars—my roommate couldn't afford it—but it's helping me out big time.
Can Weed Help Treat ADHD?
Evidence that cannabis helps with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is scant, but people are using it to treat their symptoms, anyway.
Sexism Affects the Way People Are Diagnosed With ADHD
Female stereotypes like the “chatty Cathy” or the ditzy girl who’s disorganized and forgetful can dissuade proper diagnosis.
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We Talked to People Who Work in Tech About How They Manage Screen Time
The irony of a Silicon Valley leader setting a no-phone rule.
An Ode to Athleisure, Which Eases My Anxiety
I found the adult version of swaddling to work really well for me.
This Video Game Improved the Attention Spans of People With ADHD
It could become the first ever prescription video game.
Having ADHD Doesn’t Make Me a Bad Partner
Tips on how to date someone with ADHD, from someone with ADHD.
People With ADHD Can Actually Focus So Hard it's Scary
People with hyperfocus tend to block out everything else going on around them.
You Can't Cure Depression By Working Out
Those heartwarming essays about how running is Prozac need a serious reality check.
A 9/11 Witness Raises Awareness of Mental Health Misdiagnoses
What growing up with PTSD after living through the events of 9/11 firsthand taught one person about mental health stigmas.
Binge Eating Often Goes Hand in Hand With ADD
And one drug can actually treat both.
Just Being Near Your Phone Makes You Dumber
If it's within reach, it's draining your brainpower.