Our Articles on ADHD
Research shows that adult ADHD is overdiagnosed, for which there are several reasons: Tests are non-specific, the absence of childhood onset is ignored, long-term effects of stimulants are unknown, and normal variations in personality and behavior are pathologized.
When you're diagnosed with ADHD there are several options available to minimize symptoms and improve daily functioning, including medication and therapy. As improvements do not happen overnight and with the same solutions for everyone, education and trial-and-error are almost always required, which takes patience.
ADHD affects millions of children and adults who suffer from impulsivity, hyperactivity, and inattention. The resulting lack of focus can be very disruptive in everyday life at school and home, affecting your child’s academic performance and social skills. The following 10+1 practical tips from professionals and parents are designed to overcome these problems.