ADHD and Boredom

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Hello brains! If we are stuck at home during a pandemic, it’s likely that we will get bored. And when we do, we may not make the best decisions. This simple mindfulness tool can help.

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CONSULTANTS FOR THE VIDEO:
Patrick A. LaCount PhD Eric Tivers, LCSW
Raffael Boccamazzo, PsyD (“Dr. B”)
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Blum, K., Chen, A. L., Braverman, E. R., Comings, D. E., Chen, T. J., Arcuri, V., Blum, S. H., Downs, B. W., Waite, R. L., Notaro, A., Lubar, J., Williams, L., Prihoda, T. J., Palomo, T., & Oscar-Berman, M. (2008). Attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder and reward deficiency syndrome. Neuropsychiatric disease and treatment, 4(5), 893-918. 7

Hunter, A., Eastwood, J.D. Is state boredom a cause of attention failures? The relationship between state boredom and trait boredom is examined. Exp Brain Res 236, 2483-2492 (2018). 7

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BOOKS:
Mann, S. (2016). Boredom: The Science of Boredom. London: Robinson.

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