ADHD can significantly affect children’s physical and emotional well-being, academic achievements, and interactions with others. Children with ADHD appear to experience significant difficulties in a range of functions.
In recognition of ADHD Awareness Month in October, Mary Rooney, Ph.D., clinical psychologist and chief of the Child and Adolescent Psychosocial Interventions Research Program at NIMH, will discuss signs, symptoms, treatments, current research, and tips for helping children and adolescents manage ADHD during the pandemic. This video includes signs for the deaf. View the video … Read more
According To Doctors “They couldn’t before put together that the things they were struggling with were related to ADHD.” A stereotypical description of someone with ADHD might paint them as fidgety, flighty, or easily distracted. But the signs of high-functioning ADHD, particularly in adults, don’t always present so straightforwardly. The disorder can involve more than an inability … Read more
Who would have thought that children living at higher altitudes are at reduced risk for the development of ADHD? As the
research described below suggests, however, this may be the case.
Occasional anxiety is an expected part of life. You might feel anxious when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or before making an important decision. But anxiety disorders involve more than temporary worry or fear. For a person with an anxiety disorder, the anxiety does not go away and can get worse over time. The symptoms can interfere with daily activities such as job performance, school work, and relationships.
Common mental health conditions that can be experienced in the same person in different combinations.