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Tuesday, August 09, 2022



Has your child lost interest in studies? The Six ways to beat Attention Deficit Disorder

August 09, 2022 7:22 am

While individuals with ADHD experience persistent deficits in attention, many individuals without ADHD also report a lack of ability to focus on a day-to-day basis. Many a time, this is actually the result of the hectic, fast-paced lifestyle that we follow. Here are a few strategies to enhance our focus in everyday living by Dr Samir Parikh, Director, Fortis National Mental Health Programme

ADHD in adults is challenging but highly treatable – a clinical psychologist explains

May 27, 2022 7:31 am

Specialists began to more widely recognise that ADHD can also affect adults only in the 1990s, when scientific evidence showed that some people continue to experience ADHD symptoms into adulthood and that it can profoundly effect their lives.

Hoarding: People with ADHD are more likely to have problems, says new research

March 04, 2022 9:43 pm

Hoarding disorder is characterised by persistent difficulties discarding items, regardless of their actual value. This results in excessive accumulation of possessions that clutter living areas and compromise their intended use.

Air pollution may increase risk of ADHD in children: Study

February 25, 2022 11:58 am

The research, published in the journal Environment International, found that children living in greener and less polluted areas have a 50 per cent lower risk of developing ADHD, one of the most prevalent neurodevelopmental disorders.

ADD and Reclaiming Preferred Identities

December 28, 2021 2:48 pm

A letter to young people living with Attention Deficit Disorder

How do I know if I have adult ADHD?

August 11, 2021 12:38 pm

Adults with the disorder often struggle with lack of focus and disorganization, “the so-called executive function skills — planning, organizing, time management — basically, skills needed for ‘adulting,’” Dr. Zylowska added.

How does a cluttered house affect your mental health? A psychologist explains

May 23, 2021 11:09 am

Do you feel stressed about things not being in the right place? Are you accomplishing little because of all the clutter and the distraction caused by it? If the answer to any one of these is a yes, the clutter in your life might be getting dysfunctional

Diagnosed with ADHD, this kid outdid his peers in class 10 board exams

July 23, 2020 10:07 am

'He was a slow learner; he would take his time to grasp the concepts. He needed someone to guide him with a lot of patience, and not many teachers had that.'

Dealing with an overly hyperactive child? Here’s your parental advisory

July 15, 2020 6:37 pm

For parents, dealing children with ADHD can be a roller-coaster ride. These children often have extreme behaviour, which may be difficult for parents to control.