TADD 2017 – Redefining ADHD for Modern Life

We’ve got an excellent “TADD” Talk for you today! As part of ADHD Awareness Month and our special activities, ADDA has created TADD Talks, where we’ll be Talking about ADD every day the entire month of October!

In today’s TADD talk, Dr. William Dodson, MD discusses “Redefining ADHD for Modern Life

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And if you enjoyed today’s TADD Talk, you’ll want to learn more about what William has to offer.

William Dodson, MD, is a board-certified adult psychiatrist who has specialized in adults with ADHD for the last 22 years. He was named a Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association in recognition of his clinical contributions to the field of ADHD in 2012 and received the Maxwell Schleifer Award for Distinguished Service to Persons with Disabilities in 2006. Dr. Dodson has a private practice in Greenwood Village, Colorado.

We’ll see you back here tomorrow! Check the schedule to see what’s coming next right here.

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      • Paul
      • October 25, 2017
      Reply

      I worry about a ridged definition of ADHD to characterize a spectrum disorder, with social and environmental factors, and resulting coping and not coping survival strategies, may alter and mask the observable physical and characteristics in individuals.

      It may lead to Missing the biological root causes and best solutions. Recognizing that ADHD individuals may focus on certain limited aspects of ADHD, and eliminate the situations from their lives entirely (avoidance), which may mask the correct diagnosis, and worse, may take away many possibilities for success and happiness, and proper treatment.

      I do agree with looking into the individuals thought processes. They are extremly important and too often and too quickly classified or grouped.

      • Melody
      • October 25, 2017
      Reply

      Good info. That’s me he’s talking about.
      I must look around more in this site
      Thank you

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