Mental Health

Adhd During Pregnancy

How To Deal With Adhd During Pregnancy

ADHD is a neurodevelopmental condition that usually appears before a child reaches nine years of age. It is characterised by hyperactivity, inattentiveness, impulsivity and behavioural problems. Just in case you have come across the word ADHD several times, but you are wondering what it means, ADHD is an abbreviation of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Women with ADHD …

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Depression and University Students

Depression and University Students

One of the more under-discussed topics among young adults is the frequency of depression and university students. Research shows that a higher percentage of university students are faced with depression. According to the American Psychiatric Association, depression is a serious, treatable medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, behave, or think. It is often connected with a …

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Do ADD and ADHD Account for Disability

Do ADD and ADHD Account for Disability?

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic neuropsychiatric disorder that can affect both children and adults. Individuals with ADHD can present with a wide range of symptoms such as impulsive behavior, procrastination, occasional hyperactivity, and difficulty completing tasks. People with ADHD may find it challenging to function normally in everyday life, even with the help …

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ADHD Management

Can You Have ADD and ADHD at the Same Time?

If you’ve heard the terms “ADHD” and “ADD” used interchangeably, you’re likely confused about the difference between the two. In reality, Attention-Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are the same conditions. Here’s a comprehensive guide to ADHD and its many names: ADD vs. ADHD Attention-Deficit Disorder was previously used to refer to Attention-Deficit …

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Women with ADHD

Women with ADHD

Women with ADHD face severe challenges. Their symptoms mostly go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed since ADHD symptoms in women can present differently compared to ADHD symptoms in men. In most women, ADHD presents as inattentiveness instead of hyperactivity. However, in some cases, both the symptoms are present. Unfortunately, people often misjudge women and characterize their inattentiveness …

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