Rating scale assessment forms

A number of psychiatrists have recently been made aware that rating scale assessment forms distributed contained material in it which was subject to the copyright of a third party. The forms had been used as part of a clinical assessment of ADHD in patients.  I would...

Why parenting matters in ADHD

 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological condition affecting around six percent of school-going children and causing impairments in concentration, hyperactivity and impulsivity. Twin studies, family studies and adoption studies attest to...

ADHD and screen time

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological condition causing developmentally inappropriate impairments in concentration, impulsivity and activity levels. It affects around 6% of school-going children and persists into adulthood in the...

ADHD and friendships

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) manifests with symptoms of inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsivity, in varying combinations, and affects around five percent of the school-going population. Due to the pervasive nature of these symptoms in...