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I was diagnosed with adult ADHD a few years ago and have been taking Adderall XR with dramatic results. However, my biggest frustration remains in information retrieval. For example, it is very common that I will be looking for something which I have misp

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree

In brief: Comorbid LD?

The various executive brain functions (that are inefficient in adhd) respond at different doses of stimulant for different effects.
Was your convergent retrieval processing tested? As suggested you may need a dose change to improve your scattered attention. This may be due an incompletely normalized active working memory. You may also have comorbid learning disability.

In brief: Comorbid LD?

The various executive brain functions (that are inefficient in adhd) respond at different doses of stimulant for different effects.
Was your convergent retrieval processing tested? As suggested you may need a dose change to improve your scattered attention. This may be due an incompletely normalized active working memory. You may also have comorbid learning disability.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: ADHD

You may need your dose adjusted.
Also non pharmacologic threatments available through support groups are useful and may help residual problems.

In brief: ADHD

You may need your dose adjusted.
Also non pharmacologic threatments available through support groups are useful and may help residual problems.
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Dr. Stevan Cordas
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5 doctors agree

In brief: Psychoscial tx

Treatment of adhd involves not only medication use but also treatment of other associated factors through improved social skills and organization.
Seems like you may benefit from some organizational skills treatment.

In brief: Psychoscial tx

Treatment of adhd involves not only medication use but also treatment of other associated factors through improved social skills and organization.
Seems like you may benefit from some organizational skills treatment.
Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
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Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Add another medicine

I agree that non-medicinal support or strategies may be needed to help.
Also speak to your doctor about possibly adding a non-stimulant medicine such as Intuniv or Kapvay that may be working on other sites of the brain to help you with your problem with misplacing things.

In brief: Add another medicine

I agree that non-medicinal support or strategies may be needed to help.
Also speak to your doctor about possibly adding a non-stimulant medicine such as Intuniv or Kapvay that may be working on other sites of the brain to help you with your problem with misplacing things.
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
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