Dopamine Magazine is a fictional publication intended to provide those in the ADD / ADHD community with information and support about the condition. Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental condition that is managed through lifestyle changes, management strategies and medication.
The content of the magazine includes information, inspiration, stories from the community, recommended tools and strategies. In order to create a meaningful visual language for this publication, inspiration was drawn from the symptoms of the condition. These include the different way the ADHD brain perceives time, difficulty with organization and the increased need for stimulation. The result is a playful and bold visual aesthetic that contributes to the relatable and engaging nature of the content.
Stacy Turis, "How to Light a Fire Under Your Brain's Butt" for her blog: Absent-Minded Superhero
Dr. Daniel G. Amen, "The 7 Types of ADHD" for Amen Clinics
Lauren Lewis, "Apps That Can Help Individuals with ADD / ADHD" for friendshipcircle.com
Dr. Ned Hallowell, "What's It Like to Have ADHD?" for The Huffington Post
Dr. Ned Hallowell, "Fight Back with Food" for Additude Magazine
Samantha Hines, "The Picture That's Worth 1,000 Words", for her blog: Different Drummer
Zoë Kessler, "Are you a Highly Sensitive Person? (HSDP)" for Additude Magazine