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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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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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