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Helping Kids Process the 2016 Presidential Election. The election is (thankfully) over, but it's still affecting millions, even those not old enough to vote. Dr. Wes explains why this event may be more difficult for young people to process than 9/11 and how parents can help them move forward.

ADHD in Teens and Adults

Busting the Myths of Diagnosis and Treatment, featuring my Fourteen Principles for ADHD People (cited on KCUR Up to Date ADHD show).

How to motivate kids without stressing them out
It's a fine balance for parents between pushing kids too hard and not pushing them hard enough. How can parents know how much kids can take or when they should back off? Dr. Wes joins the Fox4 Morning Show to talk about how to motivate teens without stressing them out.
Introversion and Extroversion
Dr. Wes joins Stephen Steigman on Up to Date to discuss introversion and extroversion in teens and young adults and why one is no better than the other. Katie Guyot, coauthor of Double Take and Sarah, a local college student discuss how they coped with both introversion and shyness, and how those two concepts are different. You can also take the intro/extroversion quiz from the book Quiet: The Power of Introversion.
St. Louis on The Air: ADHD: Facts, Fiction and How to Get A Good Diagnosis
Dr. Wes discusses ADD and its popular misconceptions.
Jefferson Exchange: ADHD: Facts and Fiction
A recent discussion on ADHD on The Exchange focused on the big picture: the numbers of people diagnosed with the condition, and how fast that number is rising.
Kansas Public Radio: I Always Want to Be Where I'm Not: Successful Lilving with ADD & ADHD
Dr. Wes discusses his new book on KPR, exploring several facets of living with ADD and asserting how to do so successfully.
WOSU: All Sides with Ann Fisher: Transitioning ADHD Teens to Young Adulthood
Whether they're getting ready to leave for college or the workforce, back for break, moving home after failing out, or recent graduates out of work, young adults with ADHD are often full of freedom but lacking independence, and all sorts of issues ensue.

Do you Understand the Challenges of Living with ADHD?
Dr. Wes adds his perspective to parents' and teens' regarding the daily struggles of living with ADHD.


Coming of Age with ADHD: Look Out, World — Here I Come
For ADHD 20-somethings about to tackle all those "firsts" — job, apartment, relationship — here are some keys to independence.
They're Outta Here! My ADHD Is Chasing Away Potential Relationships
Are ADHD symptoms short-circuiting my relationships? Can ADHD have that effect? Wes Crenshaw, Ph.D., and Heather Brandenberg,
“Meds Make Me Feel Weird!?”
It’s decision time for one young adult with ADHD: take ADHD meds and go to college, or don’t take meds and join the Marines.


ADHD and Dating
On this episode of KCUR's Up to Date, Dr. Wes discusses how ADHD affects romantic relationships.
Eating Disorders
Dr. Wes and co-columnist Katie Guyot discuss difficult disorders such as anorexia and bulimia.
ADD and Relationships 2015
Dr. Wes joins All Sides with Ann Fisher on WOSU in Columbus to discuss ADHD and Relationships with author Melissa Orlov.