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coaching guide (2020)

PRACTICAL GUIDE TO FINDING A COACH FOR YOUR ADHD (JUNE 2020)Authored by our coaching subgroup, this guide aims to give…

What Causes ADHD?

ADHD is an extremely complex and multifaceted condition, with diverse aetiological pathways, manifestations, and outcomes. As with so much in…

ADHD: Signs and Symptoms of the Disorder

WHAT IS ADHD? The term ADHD stands for ‘Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder’, however, this also encompasses ADD ‘Attention Deficit Disorder’,…

Multimodal Treatment Across the Lifespan

Treating ADHD requires a compressive approach, or multimodal treatment plan (NICE, 2009). ADHD is an extremely treatable and manageable condition,…

Executive Functions and ADHD

WHAT ARE EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS? It is difficult to find an exact definition of executive function deficits. However, they are believed…

Diagnosis and Assessment of ADHD

INTRODUCTION There has been a great deal of debate surrounding the negative effects of labelling individuals, as ‘different’ or ‘disordered’.…

Complimentary, Alternative Treatments for ADHD

INTRODUCTION There has been a veritable explosion of proposed intervention and treatments claiming successful treatment, even preposterously suggesting a ‘cure’…

Comorbidity & Coexisting Difficulties

INTRODUCTION Comorbidity (or coexisting disorders) is the rule rather than the exception (Angold, Costello, &Erkanli, 1999; Kring et al., 2007),…

Adult ADHD

It is important to note that the inattentive symptoms are more consistent across the lifespan, whereas, impulsivity and hyperactivity may…

A Brief History of ADHD

INTRODUCTION Despite what certain critics claim Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is not a novel phenomenon constructed during the 1980’s…