‘ADHD’ at Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life

This section focuses on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and its treatments. Among the most common of psychiatric disorders that appear in childhood, children with ADHD may also develop depression, poor self-esteem, and other emotional problems. ADHD also affects adults.

CBT Spawning New Treatments for Adult Attention Deficit Disorder

Identifying and treating ADD and ADHD has long been harder in adults than children, in part because adults develop coping mechanisms which can mask their underlying symptoms. But while clinicians have been improving diagnosis of attention deficits in adults, they have also been expanding the range of effective treatments, with many studies appearing over just the last three years showing how cognitive-behavioral principles can help.

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