ADHD and Emotional Dysregulation: What You Need to Know

Emotions and emotional dysregulation are something you don’t usually read about when learning about ADHD – and there’s a reason why!


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Barkley, B. A. (2015) Emotion Dysregulation is a Core Component of ADHD. In R. A. Barkley (Eds.), Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: A handbook for diagnosis and treatment (4th ed.). New York, NY, US: Guilford Press.

ADHD and Anger:

How to Make Better Decisions through Mindfulness:

Emotion Tracker!
Super Heart Award (blank)
Super Heart Award (like Jessica’s)

Explanation of how cognitive behavioral therapy helps:

Explanation of how cognitive behavioral therapy helps:

Emotional dysregulation and ADHD:

Emotional Instability: A Core Symptom of ADHD?

Article about the connection between ADHD and ODD:

Lecture by Dr. Barkley on emotional regulation:

How does mindfulness improve emotional regulation:

Why mindfulness meditation is important to help us be mindful:

Meditation Keeps Emotions in Check

Easy app to practice mindfulness meditation:

Link to a review article on emotional dysregulation:

How mindfulness meditation improves emotional regulation and decreases substance abuse:

ADHD or bipolar?

Where ADHD and Bipolar Disorder Overlap

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Posted on October 7, 2017 by Therapist Nicki

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