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The ADHD Advantage

Dale Archer

5 mins

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The ADHD Advantage explores how the symptoms of ADHD, often labeled as negative, can be positively leveraged - and even celebrated as strengths - without medication.

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The ADHD Advantage

The ADHD Advantage

by Dale Archer

Overview

ADHD is a condition that includes difficulty with attention, impulsiveness, and hyperactivity. Over the last few decades, there has been a surge in the number of ADHD cases, resulting in widespread misdiagnosis and misunderstanding of the complex disorder.

Dr. Dale Archer, a New York Times best-selling author, is a board-certified psychiatrist with ADHD. As a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, Archer focuses on breaking down the social stigmas surrounding ADHD and its treatments.

The ADHD Advantage explores the increasing levels of over-diagnosis, today's pill-popping culture, and how people with ADHD can make their symptoms work for them rather than suppressing them with medication.

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It's not exactly that people with ADHD are adrenaline junkies. It is simply the level of excitement we need for balance, to even out our neurochemistry and help us function at a high level.

- Dr. Dale Archer

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