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Live Webinar on July 20: Maladaptive Daydreaming vs. ADHD: Important Similarities and Distinctive Differences

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Not available July 20? Don’t worry. Register now and we’ll send you the replay link to watch at your convenience.Maladaptive daydreaming, sometimes called daydreaming disorder, describes the experience of becoming immersed in elaborate fantasies that lure an individual away from their day-to-day responsibilities for hours at a time.

The daydreaming is so vivid and interesting that it becomes addictive. Often, real-life relationships and obligations are neglected as a result.Maladaptive daydreaming is different from the mind-wandering typically experienced by people with ADHD, and it is rapidly gaining recognition in the scientific arena.

Maladaptive dreaming is not yet a psychiatric diagnosis.In this webinar, you will learn:Have a question for our expert? There will be an opportunity to post questions for the presenter during the live webinar.Nirit Soffer-Dudek, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and head of the clinical psychology track at the Department of Psychology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

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