Dr. Brown sent Marcia and me both a copy of his new book, “A New Understanding of ADHD in Children and Adults: Executive Function Impairments,” which is packed full of great information – especially the new science behind your ADHD.
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During the interview we learned about:
- Why people think ADHD is about not trying hard enough, and the scientific reasons why it’s not about willpower
It’s got nothing to do with effort! Dr. Brown explains this misunderstanding arose because ADDers can focus and concentrate on things they enjoy, yet can’t on things that are boring to them. It has nothing to do with willpower or effort and everything to do with brain chemistry.
- ADHD meds
Why and how they help
Why they make some people feel “different”
Why they get bad press
How to find a knowledgeable doctor in your area to prescribe the right meds and dosage for you