Prevalence of ADHD…

The worldwide prevalence estimates of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)  and hyperkinetic disorder (HD) are highly diverse. Considering that the reasons for this discrepancy remain poorly understood, this study aimed to determine the possible causes of the varied worldwide estimates of the disorder and to compute its worldwide-pooled prevalence. In doing so, the literature search generated 9,105 records,... Continue Reading →

Study suggests Mindfulness Therapy could treat ADHD…

A pilot study suggests that mindfulness cognitive behavioural therapy could improve symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adults. The eight week mindfulness cognitive behavioural therapy program combined cognitive behavioural therapy with mindfulness mediation. Researchers enrolled thirty one participants in an adapted form of mindfulness cognitive behavioral therapy, obtained self-report questionnaires, and interviewed twenty four participants. The pilot study found... Continue Reading →

Dispelling the Myths and Misconceptions of ADHD

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is described as the most common neurobehavioral condition of childhood. ADHD may not be a disease per se but rather a group of symptoms representing a final common behavioural pathway of a gamut of emotional, psychological, and/or learning problems. Increasing numbers of children, especially boys, are diagnosed with ADHD and treated... Continue Reading →

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