“‘You’re So Emotional!’ Why ADHD Brains Wrestle with Emotional Regulation” [Video Replay & Podcast #316]

Episode Description

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One of the most tough — and under-appreciated challenges of ADHD is managing the intense emotions and moods that hijack our on a regular basis lives. Emotional dysregulation or the lack to properly modulate and regulate feelings is incessantly observed in other folks with ADHD, starting in adolescence and lasting into maturity. It is cited by means of many patients as a powerful downside, yet emotional instability isn’t even indexed as a core symptom of ADHD in the DSM-V.

Emotional instability isn't distinctive to other people recognized with ADHD, but it gifts a singular supply of impairment in sufferers with consideration deficit. Tantrums, anger, and emotionality related to ADHD increase tension, decrease certain connections, and most often make existence tough. This pattern, in flip, erodes the resilience required to control ADHD within the first place.

It is important for clinicians to acknowledge that emotion keep an eye on issues would possibly be the most important and disruptive challenge confronted by way of each kids and adults with ADHD. The excellent information is that there are efficient remedies that deal with it head-on.

Listen and be informed from Joel Nigg, Ph.D., about:

  • Recent analysis learning the role of emotion in managing ADHD
  • The newest science explaining how anger issues are compatible into the core ADHD syndrome
  • Common scientific misunderstandings about feelings and ADHD, and the challenges of distinguishing between the ones emotions and bipolar dysfunction signs
  • The most effective treatments for managing emotional dysregulation
  • How clinicians can resolve if out of control anger stems from ADHD or every other condition
  • How to control ADHD when anger regulation is the primary problem for children or adults

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Meet the Expert Speaker

Joel Nigg, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and a professor within the departments of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Oregon Health & Science University. He directs the OHSU ADHD Research program and is also director of the department of psychology. Dr. Nigg is the writer of Getting Ahead of ADHD. He has revealed nearly Two hundred peer-reviewed medical papers related to the neuropsychological, cognitive, and temperamental correlates of kid ADHD, to ADHD genetics, and to MRI- based analysis and theoretical interpretations of mind building in ADHD. | See expert’s full bio »

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Listener Testimonials

  • “Dr. Nigg was once very an expert and superb in breaking down the tips in an easily understood way.”
  • “This was once a very informative webinar! Thank you! One of the best that I've attended!”
  • “Presenter was once excellent: clear communicator and smartly arranged.”
  • “A lot of usable and appropriate data in a brief amount of time, simple to know. Thank you, Dr. Nigg!”

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