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You have questions about Adult ADHD? I work hard to provide answers. — Reliable answers honed over 20 years of primary research, writing books, blogging, presenting at major conferences, and leading support groups. — Preeminent ADHD experts including Russell Barkley, PhD, endorse my work. — These podcasts share readers' most popular posts from my award-winning ADHD Roller Coaster blog—the second and oldest website of any kind on Adult ADHD. — Founded in 2008. — My long-awaited online courses are available NOW — For individuals, couples, and professionals. — Thanks for listening—and subscribing — Gina Pera, author and educator: "Is It You, Me, or Adult A.D.D.?" and "Adult ADHD-Focused Couple Therapy: Clinical Interventions" — Blog: https://ADHDRollerCoaster.org — Training site: https://adhdsuccesstraining.com/adult-adhd-solving-the-four-essential-puzzle-pieces-consumers/

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You have questions about Adult ADHD? I work hard to provide answers. — Reliable answers honed over 20 years of primary research, writing books, blogging, presenting at major conferences, and leading support groups. — Preeminent ADHD experts including Russell Barkley, PhD, endorse my work. — These podcasts share readers' most popular posts from my award-winning ADHD Roller Coaster blog—the second and oldest website of any kind on Adult ADHD. — Founded in 2008. — My long-awaited online courses are available NOW — For individuals, couples, and professionals. — Thanks for listening—and subscribing — Gina Pera, author and educator: "Is It You, Me, or Adult A.D.D.?" and "Adult ADHD-Focused Couple Therapy: Clinical Interventions" — Blog: https://ADHDRollerCoaster.org — Training site: https://adhdsuccesstraining.com/adult-adhd-solving-the-four-essential-puzzle-pieces-consumers/

    Breaking Out of ADHD Relationship Dysfunction—After Not Breaking a Fall

    Breaking Out of ADHD Relationship Dysfunction—After Not Breaking a Fall

    Send us a Text Message.This podcast is the audio version of a popular post at the ADHD Roller Coaster: Breaking Out of ADHD Relationship Dysfunction—After Not Breaking A FallIn this story, I share with you some hard lessons learned. My hope is this might help you to smooth your roller coaster ride. More fun. Less whiplash![Please note; the first release of this podcast contained an error. I have fixed! Apologies!]Here’s how ADHD couple conflicts typically develop —and become entre...

    • 34 min
    What's Up with Concerta and General Stimulant Shortage?

    What's Up with Concerta and General Stimulant Shortage?

    Send us a Text Message.This podcast is the audio version of my latest blog post on:What's happening with Concerta's authorized-generic (brand sold as a generic, by Janssen subsidiary Patriot)?What about the general shortage of stimulants that started in fall 2022?What can consumers do now?To read the full post, find the links, and follow the conversation in the comments:Janssen Quietly Ends Concerta Authorized-GenericCLARIFICATION: Readers have asked if Janssen will continue to manufacture Co...

    • 33 min
    ADHD, Empathy, & Dopamine: A Book Excerpt, Study, and Definition

    ADHD, Empathy, & Dopamine: A Book Excerpt, Study, and Definition

    Send us a Text Message.What can a published study — and an excerpt from my first book — explain about ADHD, empathy, and the neurotransmitter dopamine? That’s what this post is all about.I started noticing a remarkable phenomenon 20 years ago. That is, stimulant medication, which targets dopamine, enhances empathy (or at least the ability to act on empathy) for many adults with ADHD. How is this possible?You can read this popular blogpost (and the comments!) here: ADHD, Empathy, &...

    • 21 min
    "Self-Medicating with Argument"—Meaning and Connection to ADHD

    "Self-Medicating with Argument"—Meaning and Connection to ADHD

    Send us a Text Message.For many obvious reasons, ADHD-challenged relationships tend to teem with arguments and conflicts. Especially when neither partner knows ADHD is in the mix! Apart from that, why do some people with ADHD self-medicate with argument? What does that phrase even mean? I wrote about this in my first book, in 2008. Since then, we hear about it more online—but seldom in a useful context.Simply, self-medicating with argument ...

    • 11 min
    Why A Support Group for the Partners of Adults with ADHD?

    Why A Support Group for the Partners of Adults with ADHD?

    Send us a Text Message.This podcast draws from a blog post at ADHD Roller Coaster. You can read the full post (and comments) here: Why A Support Group for the Partners of Adults with ADHD?excerpt:A support group for the partners of adults with ADHD? That struck many people as a strange concept in 2003, when I advanced it in the essay below. A decade later, the need still remains puzzling to some—angering to others. That includes some mental-health professionals—even th...

    • 17 min
    Evidence-Based Therapy for ADHD-challenged Couples

    Evidence-Based Therapy for ADHD-challenged Couples

    Send us a Text Message.Adult ADHD-Focused Couple Therapy TM. Why create a special model for Adult ADHD-challenged couples? Why not just use standard couple therapy? Great questions. I’ll answer them, at least in part, in this podcast. · I first explained in 2008 why standard couple therapy is typically unhelpful in my book, Is It You, Me, or Adult ADHD, including a chapter called “Why the Wrong Therapy is Worse Than No Therapy.” Th...

    • 12 min

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