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Is ADHD a Gift?
Chris_WebMD_Staff posted:
Are Children With ADHD Gifted?

Kids with ADHD have "gifts" -- and by helping them develop these gifts, parents give their children more control of problem behaviors, a child psychologist argues in her popular book.

For the rest of the article and more info on ADHD visit the link provided above in our ADD/ADHD Health Center.

He who has hope has everything.
- Proverb
cyberdelic responded:
Please. I've had to cope with this disorder for most of my adolescent-adult life. According to the APA's DSM standards in defining mental illness, a condition that interferes with one's ability to function on a daily basis (i.e. to carry-out the basic routines of daily life), basically defines what it means to have a psychological disorder. For those if us who truly must cope with our ADHD on a daily basis, there's nothing glorious or sexy about it. I often feel like my brain is 'channel-surfing', only I don't have control over the remote. It's very debilitating as well as embarrassing at times. And I've managed to work hard enough to complete both Doctorate and Medical Degrees. Yet still it's a daily struggle.

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