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Personality

Id like to know please!!!!!!!! .......do we people with ADHD have a personality or is ADHD our personality or is it both??? .....does ADHD give us our personality??????

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My opinion is that ADHD describes a condition in which our brains process information differently.  It definitely affects our frustration level and mood.  But I do not think it is our personality.

Posted by whizinc on Jul 12, 2014 at 6:30am

Hey Whizinc!
I am interested in this topic. I have to get up in 5 hours. So I will leave you with this video i saw on Youtube regarding “the gift” and ADHD. Let me know what you think. I’ll reply when I get home tomorrow evening

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PTChS0j4pY

Posted by Twhitt on Jul 12, 2014 at 7:14am

There are other videos that will show up on the Youtube search bar that might be better as well.

Posted by Twhitt on Jul 12, 2014 at 7:21am

I’m not an expert by any means but since my diagnosis I have read just about anything I can get my hands on. Considering all I have read my opinion is that because ADHD is part of our make up and in part makes us who we are ADHD doesn’t make up your entire personality but it does contribute to your personality, both the good and the bad of ADHD. I’m slowly accepting it myself. To say its not a part of my personality is the same as saying I wish I was someone else.

Posted by wesleyutwood on Jul 18, 2014 at 6:23pm

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