Is Yoga a potential treatment for ADHD?

Yoga is well known for its calming effects and is a popular way of relieving stress. Its benefits to people with ADHD also extends beyond the yoga session. Some studies have shown that consistent yoga sessions help to alleviate some of the symptoms ...

Jun 16

Categories: Adult ADHD, Meditation


Do games aid brain development in people with ADHD?

Many people have read that game applications aid brain development and provides brain training for people with ADHD. What does brain training mean?

Jun 13

Categories: Adult ADHD


Does ADHD co-exist with other mental disorders?

Comorbidities often negatively impact the prognosis of patients with ADHD. This is due to inaccuracy in or delayed diagnosis of the comorbid disorder, as a result of the overlapping symptoms with ADHD.

Jun 6

Categories: Adult ADHD, Mental Health in Asia


The Toxic Stew of ADHD, Anxiety and Depression

ADHD is a disorder that likes to come with reinforcements, and it is not particular about which reinforcements it chooses. These reinforcements could include anxiety and depression.

Jun 5

Categories: Adult ADHD, Anxiety, Depression


Attention Deficit Disorders Could Stem from Impaired Brain ...

Research has discovered how two brain regions work together to maintain attention, and how discordance between the regions could lead to attention deficit disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression.

May 14

Categories: Adult ADHD, Schizophrenia


Adult-onset ADHD may not exist, study suggests

Researchers have recently discovered an adult version of ADHD, recognised by fidgeting, being easily distracted, forgetfulness, and having poor organizational skills. However, it has come to light that more than 80% of those diagnosed are unlikely ...

May 9

Categories: Adult ADHD


ADHD Symptoms May Be Linked to Poor Driving Skills in Teens

In a recent study, researchers discovered that teens with greater symptoms of inattention made more mistakes in a driving simulator test, while those with symptoms of hyperactivity and conduct disorder were more likely to engage in risky driving ...

Apr 3

Categories: Adult ADHD


6 Signs You May Have Adult ADHD

Is it simply a problem of having poor attention or a “disorder”? Here are 6 signs that you may have adult ADHD.

Apr 21

Categories: Adult ADHD


Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Medication Outperforms CBT ...

The primary treatment for adults with ADHD has always been the primary treatment together with good empirical support, however, many adults would rather not take it. Research studies have explored if medication is likely to provide significant ...

Jan 13

Categories: Adult ADHD


Children with autism may be over-diagnosed with ADHD

Current measuring tools for ADHD may not work for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Pediatric researchers report that children with ASD may mistakenly be diagnosed with ADHD because they have autism-related social impairments rather than ...

Dec 29

Categories: Adult ADHD, Asperger's Syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity ...


The Misdiagnosis of ADHD

According to the American Psychiatric Association, about 5 percent of American children suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), yet the diagnosis is given to some 15 percent of American children, many of whom are placed on ...

Nov 5

Categories: Adult ADHD


ADHD: Myths vs. Facts

Despite overwhelming scientific evidence endorsed by the most prestigious medical organizations in the world, there is still a multitude of inaccurate information circulating about Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), leading to ...

Oct 19

Categories: Adult ADHD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)


Common brain changes found in children with autism, ADHD and OCD

A team of scientists has found similarities in brain impairments in children with autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder. The study involved brain imaging of white matter in 200 children.

Jul 28

Categories: Adult ADHD, Autism spectrum disorders, Obsessions & Compulsions ...


Is The ADHD Epidemic A Symptom Of Modern Life?

Are children and young adults less attentive and respectful than they once where? Is uttering the perennial platitude “kids these days" disguising actual behavioural decline?

Jul 12

Categories: Adult ADHD


How ADHD affects releationships and what you can do about it

Typical symptoms associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder behavior include forgetfulness, distractedness, hyper-focus, disorganization and emotional difficulties. Tackling these issues by oneself is difficult enough, but bringing ...

May 26

Categories: Adult ADHD, Relationships & Marriage