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Having Adult Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can be challenging. This blog with focus on state-of-the-art and evidenced-based strategies for managing Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) including medications, cogntive behavioral therapy, and productivity strategies.

Tips for Managing Adult ADD and Work In addition to properly complying with your doctor's instructions regarding taking stimulant medications and regular visits to a therapist, you can help manage your ADD at work by developing skills for coping with daily challenges. Check out the following strategies for managing adult ADHD.

Recognizing and managing ADHD in adults. One study based on a nationally representative survey estimated that slightly more than 4% of U.S. adults meet the diagnostic criteria for ADHD listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV). To continue reading this article, you must login.