Tag: Adhd

How ADHD Can Hamper Sex—And How Both Partners Can Help

Sex also provides us with a pleasurable break from daily mundane tasks—like chores, bills—and complex matters—like parenting, he said. But for many couples where one partner has ADHD, the challenges of the disorder can hamper sex—and their relationship. Interestingly, the challenges that hamper sex don’t really have anything to do with sex. In fact, what […]

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Psychology Around the Net: November 2, 2019

How Nightmares Could Be Good for Your Mental Health: Typically, we don’t view nightmares as pleasant experiences, but they might be positive ones. Well, have positive benefits, that is. Research shows that nightmares can help relieve stress, offer insight into our suppressed emotions, and prepare us for real-life threats. According to Harvard University’s Dr. Deirdre […]

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Psychology Around the Net: October 12, 2019

New Psychology Research Has Linked Death Anxiety to Bedtime Procrastination: A new study published in The Journal of General Psychology suggests “death anxiety” is a predictor of bedtime procrastination in males. After surveying 229 Turkish participants about their attitudes about death, sleeping behaviors, and self-control, researchers found that men who are bothered by their own […]

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Women and ADHD: Changing Destructive Self-Talk

Why am I so stupid? I’m too sensitive. Why am I so lazy? Everyone else can do this without any problems. Why can’t I?   I’ll never accomplish that. How does she get everything done?   Many women with ADHD wake up with these kinds of thoughts, and they follow them throughout the day. Perhaps […]

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Psychology Around the Net: September 14, 2019

Substance Use in the Food Service Industry: The American Addiction Centers recently conducted a survey that sheds some light on substance use among workers in the food service industry, an industry that is often stereotyped for drug and alcohol use. Among some of the findings: 10% of workers report they work while under the influence […]

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Psychology Around the Net: July 27, 2019

Brains Work in Sync During Music Therapy: New research out of Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) demonstrates that, during a music therapy session, the brains of the patient and the therapist become synchronised (say what?!). The study used a procedure called “hyperscanning,” which records the activity of two brains (at the same time). This is the […]

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How Teens and Young Adults with ADHD Can Thrive

Friedman was convinced that because of these differences, she wouldn’t be able to succeed. She feared she’d “never be good enough, smart enough, quick witted enough to be successful in school” and beyond. “It is hard to get used to the idea that my ADHD won’t be going away and I have to actively manage […]

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