ADHD Awareness is Key
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MYTH: ADHD is overdiagnosed

Fact: The rates with which ADHD is diagnosed vary so much primarily due to diagnostic criteria and measurement methods used. by Eric Taylor, FRCP FRCPsych(Hon) FMedSci When people say that “ADHD is overdiagnosed” they are usually referring to the routine practice in a particular region or country. The rates with which ADHD is diagnosed do … Read more

Is ADHD Caused By Bad Parenting?

FACT: Researchers do not yet know exactly what causes ADHD.Brain-imaging studies show that differences in brain structure and wiring cause problems with attention, impulse control and motivation. by Elaine Taylor-Klaus For parents of kids with ADHD, the struggle is real. As an invisible condition, ADHD is difficult to diagnose and treat. In addition, children are … Read more

Myth: Only boys have ADHD

FACT: Boys are diagnosed two to three times as often as girls, but about 4.2% of girls have received a diagnosis of ADHD at some point in their life (and that’s not none!). By Michelle Frank, Psy.D. Since ADHD was first studied in the late 1700’s, it has predominantly been studied in boys: white, hyperactive, … Read more