A 50-year-old member asked:
How could a adhd/autistic [aspergers] adult, like myself, calm down when angry?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Johanna Frickeanswered
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 52 years experience
A therapist can help: You recognize your " rumbling stage" ; teach you self-calming techniques. Your insight ; motivation are impressive! effective therapies for people with asd's need to be intensive ; repetitive. Even as an adult, you'll benefit from knowing what events trigger your emotional over-reactions. Medications are part of treatment of adult adhd ; of irritability in asd. See http://www.Autismspeaks.Org.
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Dr. William Singeranswered
Pediatric Neurology 53 years experience
CBT: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a technique for dealing with stress and anxiety. Other stress reducing techniques include meditation, yoga, and healthy amount of exercise can be helpful.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me how could a adhd/autistic [aspergers] adult, like myself, calm down when angry?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. John O'Malleyanswered
Child Psychiatry 56 years experience
Coping Skills: Whether you have adhd or aspergers or both you will need coping skills to utilize when stressed or angered. I suggest you find a professional is familiar with the use of coping skills in your situation. They can help you find what skills you need.
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Last updated May 4, 2015
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