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Listen to the trailer for Season 2 of Understood Explains, which explains the ins and outs of ADHD diagnosis in adults.

Host Dr. Roberto Olivardia is a psychologist who was diagnosed with ADHD as an adult. Join him as he answers the most common questions about ADHD diagnosis, including what to look for in a thorough evaluation and how to treat ADHD with or without medication.

Trailer transcript

ADHD is surprisingly common in adults. It’s also easy to overlook — and easy to misdiagnose.

So if you think you might have ADHD and want to get some help, it can be a confusing process to figure out what to do next. But it doesn’t have to be. 

This is Understood Explains, Season 2 — where we explain the ins and outs of ADHD diagnosis in adults.

We’ll provide answers to the most common questions about ADHD diagnosis, including what to look for in a thorough evaluation, how to prepare emotionally for getting diagnosed, and how to treat ADHD — with or without medication. 

My name is Dr. Roberto Olivardia, and I’m a clinical psychologist with more than 20 years of experience evaluating people for things like ADHD. 

I’m also one of the millions of people who have been diagnosed with ADHD as an adult. I’ll be your host. 

Listen to Understood Explains on Understood.org or wherever you get your podcasts. 

Host

  • Roberto Olivardia, PhD

    is an expert in the treatment of ADHD, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and body dysmorphic disorder. He also focuses on issues facing students with learning disabilities.

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