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ADHD - the myth and the reality (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder)

Season 1, Ep. 104
In this episode I look at ADHD which is increasing in prevalence due to increased diagnoses. There are many features to this condition which need unpacking. I look at the causes, what we can do to help manage ADHD and why it occurs in the first place. 



The increase in diagnosis: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/2023/jul/significant-rise-adhd-diagnoses-uk



ADHD and dopamine - seeking rewards:

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325499



Time blindness: https://add.org/adhd-time-blindness/



The risk and benefits of ADHD medication: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6697582/



Risk factors for ADHD: https://www.healthline.com/health/adhd/causes


Time blindness: https://www.thecut.com/2020/04/coronavirus-self-isolation-time-blindness.html


Hyperfocus: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7851038/


Rating scales for children: https://www.healthline.com/health/adhd/rating-scale#symptoms-checklist


For adults (website with advice and help): https://adhduk.co.uk/adult-adhd-screening-survey/


Once of many ADHD podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/adhd-chatter/id1677158558

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