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(p. 3) Meet Clara and Troy, Two Adults with ADHD 

(p. 3) Meet Clara and Troy, Two Adults with ADHD
(p. 3) Meet Clara and Troy, Two Adults with ADHD

Jan Willer

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date: 23 October 2020

Adult ADHD continues to be underrecognized by mental health clinicians, even when clients with ADHD are already in treatment for other mental illnesses. Research finds that one out of every 5 to 10 people in therapy have ADHD. The cases of Clara and Troy are used to demonstrate key points about the experiences and difficulties of adult ADHD. Dialogue from their first psychotherapy sessions is given to show presenting problems. In addition, myths about ADHD are addressed along with the facts that disprove them. Core characteristics of adult ADHD are described, and a brief review is provided of common functional impairments and the emotional impact of adult ADHD.

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