adhd

  1. W

    Hi, I've just joined. Getting to better

    Hi, I'm new here. Like many of you, I've had the "demons" inside my head tormenting me for my lifetime. Drugs help, but they muffle more than extinguish the pain. There is nothing worse than having your mind - the one thing you can't escape - turn against you. I'm hoping to learn how some of...
  2. R

    BPD but so many signs of autism..?

    Hey everyone, So I was hospitalized a couple years back and they came to the final conclusion that I have BPD. Before that I was down as bipolar, ADHD, depression, and just generalized anxiety. (Mainly social anxiety.) Anyways what made me to come to the conclusion that maybe I'm autistic is...
  3. F

    I'm getting hopeless, do I have OCD?

    For three years now I have been taking medication for my severe ADHD. (My first year of high school I would stay up crying that I couldn't focus. I had Cs and Ds and now I have almost straight A's and take AP and honors classes, so I plan on continuing my medication) I have always done...
  4. M

    I'm Holly

    Hi! My names Holly and the reason I'm here is to try to get information and understand of anxiety, ADHD, and PTSD. My daughter who is 10 has suffered abuse and has been diagnosed with all of these. The PTSD has been I guess dealt with in therapy but now it's generalized anxiety disorder. She...
  5. C

    CAMHS and ADHD assessment

    Anyone taken their young child to CAMHS and had them assessed for ADHD etc? I would like to know more about everyones experience, what they do and what they ask? What are the best ways to prepare yourself for your intial assessment visit other than filling in the strengths and difficulties...
  6. A

    NAMI is paid for by the drug companies

    In 2004, NAMI opposed the placement of "black box" warnings on antidepressants determined to cause suicide in under-18 year olds, and in 2006 opposed black box warnings on ADHD drugs causing heart attack, stroke and sudden death in children in 2006. Despite overwhelming evidence of serious...
  7. cpuusage

    ADHD 'not a real disease', neuroscientist claims

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/children_shealth/10732727/ADHD-not-a-real-disease-neuroscientist-claims.html Children's hyperactivity 'is not a real disease', says US expert | Society | The Observer
  8. K

    Does anyone have Bipolar Disorder and and adult ADHD

    I was wondering if anyone had been diagnosed with adult ADHD and Bipolar Disorder. I have, but I cant find any information and I was just wondering if anyone could help me. Thank you
  9. A

    BPD and ADHD

    I did an online test last night to see if i have adhd and i scored very high on it, i have been diagnosed with BPD and I am dyslexic too. I feel frustrated because there does not seem to be any real practicle help for people with ADHD . I constantly get lost in conversations, and lose my focus...
  10. M

    Several Issues (help?)

    I joined this forum today because I have very few resources around me that I have not tried. This is no judgment on this forum, because, as I have said, I just found it today, and I hope I can correctly relay my issues to somebody. I wasn't sure where to post this particular thread, as I have...
  11. B

    I need help getting my life together and with being happy

    How do i delete my account to this forum?
  12. cpuusage

    One in Five Diagnosed With ADHD May Develop Cocaine Habit as Adults

    November 19, 2013 Research from Boston University suggests that exposure to stimulant medications such as Ritalin during adolescence may result in cocaine addiction in later life. “You can give drugs . . . during adulthood or during the juvenile stage and it may not have much of a long-lasting...
  13. T

    I dont know how I feel, do I still have depression?Why am I feeling like this?

    I dont know how I feel, do I still have depression?Why am I feeling like this? Ive been taking an antidepressant for a year and a half now (Bupropion), and my doctor said that I have chronic unspecified depression, at the time I was dealing with a lot of depression symptoms to even suicidal...
  14. M

    Our Home: living artistic expression of classic ADHD symptoms completely rampant

    Our Home: living artistic expression of classic ADHD symptoms completely rampant Okay. Look, any well education person on matters of mental disorders, and someone who has a specialized or good knowledge of ADHD would look at us, and our house and like some or crazy ADHD experiment. It mean...
  15. M

    1 in 3 people with BPD have ADHD- has your doctor missed your ADHD diagnosis?

    1 in 3 people with BPD have ADHD- has your doctor missed your ADHD diagnosis? An issue I have gone over. This is a key to someone's life out there- I know that much. People out there are MISSING this information and their doctors are FAILING to diagnose a very important co-existing condition...
  16. M

    The true reality of BPD- my personal perspective, breaking outside of mainstream ideas.

    The true reality of BPD- my personal perspective, breaking outside of mainstream ideas. *** This will be cleaned up soon, if EDIT does not disappear. Sorry its very messy and many errors. BIG TIDY SOON. *** *** Most Borderlines- that's you, go conventional: GO DBT therapy. But if for some...
  17. DaNnIbOi85

    Hi I'm Dan! Please say hello! :)

    Where to start? Ok.... Hi I'm Dan, 28 years old and to look at me, you wouldn't think anything was wrong.... I'm 6ft 5inchs, sarcastic and have 2 beautiful kids! But the truth of the matter is I am miserable! I have no real friends, the ones who I do have, I push away or piss them off so they...
  18. D

    my friend might be a phychopath

    I met my friend for a dog walk today. she lies and I know she lies but I have a sister who lies and theirs no malice in it, she is adhd with ptsd but is impulsive, irresponsible and lies. should I remain friends with this person?
  19. RainbowHeartz

    parrot of thoughts.....

    So all day my thoughts have been telling me You have ADHD you have ADHD Oh my gawd I don't even know what I have, I can t say I don't have it any more than I can say I do have it!! But the same thought comes back You have ADHD Omg make this thought stop This all started from a temporary...
  20. F

    Genetics may link ADHD and schizophrenia

    There is significant genetic overlap between attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and adult psychiatric conditions, particularly schizophrenia, a study suggests. The researchers stress that the differences are small, with significance stemming from the large number of study...