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20/08/2019 ADHD

Did you know that according to ADHD Action, about 1.5 million adults have ADHD in the UK, but just 120,000 are formally diagnosed? About 1 in 7 children have ADHD; their ADHD will actually continue into adulthood, and nearly half of them will have some issues as adults, though not full ADHD.


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15/08/2018 ADHD

A lot of times when an ADHD treatment program goes wrong, most people are quick to blame the patient for not doing their best. However, while some factors have to go with the tendencies of the ADHD brain, we should point out that it isn’t just about the person. Sometimes it can also be the strategy being used as treatment.


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20/04/2018 ADHD

People with ADHD find it hard to work in a world, designed for those who do not have developmental disabilities. One of the reasons why is that they lack the neurotransmitters that take care of pleasures and rewards. To adults with ADHD, the concept of delayed rewards, such as salary is not satisfying. This is why many of those with ADHD are searching high and low for the best ADHD treatment plans and ADHD medications.


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12/04/2018 ADHD

Autism is no longer a standalone diagnosis. Many symptoms of Autism, specifically Asperger's Syndrome, are mistaken with ADHD. Both ADHD and autism have very likeable symptoms that even the most capable doctor tend to misdiagnose their patients, before coming up with a final diagnosis. In this article, we are going to dive into the topic of how both disorders relate and why the latter is misdiagnosed with the former.


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