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    Default Shame: The Invisible, Crippling Byproduct of ADHD

    The Shame Game and ADHD
    Why people with ADHD struggle with feelings of shame and how they can overcome them.
    by William Dodson, M.D.
    Additude Magazine

    Shame: The Invisible, Crippling Byproduct of ADHD

    "ADHDers are often accused of being lazy or willfully disobedient—as if they set out to fail. It's hard not to see yourself as flawed."

    The online slide show by Dr. Dodson explains why people with ADHD struggle with shame and how we can overcome it.

    See online slide show HERE

    For your convenience, a PDF copy of the slide show is attached for download / saving / printing.



    Also see this related topic: Self-esteem: 4 steps to feel better about yourself
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    ADHD and Shame: Why We Feel It, and How to Manage It
    Additiude Magazine

    Shame can be a huge ó and devastating ó part of the ADHD experience. Managing shame isnít easy, but donít worry ó it is possible! Success depends on your ability to move past mistakes and love yourself unconditionally.
    by Ned Hallowell, M.D.

    ADHD and Shame: Why We Feel It, and How to Manage It can be viewed as an online slide show or by downloading the attached PDF transcript.
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