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... I was diagnosed last spring with Adult ADD. I am 52 and successful but decided about 7 years ago to go back to school part time and finish an engineering degree. ... (8 replies)
... I am 52 years old and have had a lifetime of symptoms and signs characteristic of ADD. I have been under psychiatric care for a total of six years, all in adult life. ... (0 replies)
... Thanks for the response. I'm on Ritalin LA 20mg. I don't feel a thing...I feel the same as I did before the medication. ... (8 replies)

... Thanks for posting this. My counselor thinks I may be ADD. Knowing I'm obsessive about learning things, she suggested I should do some research to prepare for our next session. I've been confused also because ADD is usually associated with poor performance, and I'm a high performer like you. I had a high GPA as an undergrad and moved into a series of high-power jobs. After... (8 replies)
Adult ADD
Jul 18, 2003
... depressant known and nothing has worked. I don not feel clinicly depressed. Recently my husband's daughter married a man who has a son with ADD and takes Ritalin and my neighbor's son takes Concerta. I have been watching their behavior and see the similarities in my own life. ... (5 replies)
... By everyone's standards except my own I'm a successful guy. ... (9 replies)
... When I was diagnosed 12 years ago with ADD, My doctor put me on Ritalin. Initially it was a wonder drug for me, and I became hugely successful due to increased ability to focus and get things done. ... (3 replies)
... Interesting arguement, but still no real proof that "differences" = "abnormalty. Only that the differences prove difficulties in traditional, structured learning. If I am part of a family of successful musicians but I turn up tone-deaf, am I abnormal or just different? Maybe I would become a lawyer instead. These kids are different for sure, but not abnormal. Also, why is... (49 replies)
... ve to read unfamiliar words they do not have the phonemic awareness abilities to be able to properly "decode" unknown words.There are tests that clearly diagnose adult dyslexia.. won't bore you with those though... ... (7 replies)
... I have a 100k paying job right now, I manage a group of tech support reps in addition to a successful career of systems engineering. I have children of my own. Again, I didn't take any meds for my problems while I was younger. ... (17 replies)
... I'll take into consideration what you say about staging the Ritalin dosage. ... (14 replies)

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