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The mysterious phenomenon of „hyperfocus” in ADHD

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30267329 by Eszter Kovács Abstract Adults with ADHD often report episodes of long-lasting, highly focused attention, a surprising report given their tendency to be distracted by irrelevant information. This has been colloquially termed “hyperfocus” (HF). Here, we introduce a novel assessment tool, the “AdultHyperfocus Questionnaire” and test the preregistered a priori hypothesis that HF is more prevalent in individuals…

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Program and Expertise Center Adult ADHD at PsyQ, The Hague, The Netherlands

By APSARD Blogger on July 9, 2018 in Uncategorized In 2002, I founded Program and Expertise Center Adult ADHD at Parnassia, later PsyQ, the Hague, The Netherlands. The aim was to serve patients, to teach colleagues in assessment and treatment, and to do research to increase knowledge on this highly frequent disorder in adult psychiatry…

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Emotion Dysregulation in adults with ADHD is associated with self-concept and impulsivity

By Bengi Semerci Hirsch O, Chavanon ML, Riechmann E, Christiansen H. Emotional dysregulation is a primary symptom in adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). J Affect Disord 2018; 232: 41-47 https://www.jad-journal.com/article/S0165-0327(17)32366-2/fulltext Abstract Background: Clinical observations suggest that adults have more diverse deficits than children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). These seem to entail difficulties with emotionality, self-concept…

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