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Meet the Research Team

Our Reseach Team on the ADHD Women Project  Prof. Dr. J.J. Sandra Kooij is a Professor of Adult ADHD at Amsterdam University Medical Centre/VUMc, and has been involved in ADHD research for more than 25 years. Her main research interests are ADHD, sleep and health, and the relationship between ADHD and hormonal changes in women.She is also a member of ADHD Europe’s Professional Advisory Board Dr. Dora… 

Research by PsyQ

Upcoming Research Opportunity for Adult Women with ADHD We’re so excited to share a unique opportunity for adult women with ADHD to contribute to novel research and have their experience heard by scientists and health professionals! There is currently a lack of research focusing on adult women with ADHD – especially from the perspective of the women themselves.  We will shortly be sending out a… 

Executive Function

Our in-house experts say…  Executive Function” – what does that mean? The term Executive Function is used to refer to brain circuits that prioritize, integrate, and regulate other cognitive functions. Self regulating one’s thoughts, emotions, attention and actions into In a nutshell, ADHD is about not being able to organize and self-regulate one’s thoughts, emotions, attention and actions into something productive and useful for everyday… 

Today, I am a doctor!

by  Anonymous, submitted 16 October 2021  This is my story, I always knew I was a bit odd, my parents, family and teachers did also. Was it the way everyone did A, and I always did B? Was it the constant chatter? Was it the intense daydreaming, and being stuck in my own head? Was it the passion behind my creative projects? Or was it… 

ADHD in Girls

Articles ~ Must reads! Decades of failing to recognize ADHD in girls has created a “lost generation” of women…Girls are closing one gender gap we don’t want: diagnoses of Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Between 2003 and 2011, parents reported an increase of ADHD diagnoses of 55% for girls, compared to 40% for boys, according to a 2015 study in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.… 

Diagnosis of Depression!!!

By Jennifer Chochee, submitted 13 May 2021 Jennifer from Toronto, Canada was diagnosed with ADHD in 2019. For over 15 years she was diagnosed with depression, but when she mentioned to her  family doctor that she changes topics every 2 seconds and has a difficult time focusing on things, her ADHD journey began. She feels that ADHD is a hard barrier to overcome but with her… 

ADDitude ADHD Experts Podcast

“All the Feels: An ADHD Guide to Emotional Dysregulation and Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria” with William W. Dobson, M.D. People with ADHD feel emotions more intensely, more frequently, and more suddenly. For many, emotional dysregulation is one of the most challenging core symptoms of ADHD to manage. In fact, one third of adults with ADHD say the inability to manage their emotions is the most impairing…