ADHD in Adulthood – Doing What Matters

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that is typically characterised by difficulties with sustaining attention, challenges with controlling impulsive behaviour, and overactivity. Although ADHD develops in childhood, its symptoms can persist into adolescence and adulthood in a significant percentage of cases. In Hong Kong, the Department of Health for estimates that around 2.5%…

Adult ADHD: You Don’t Necessarily Grow Out of It!

The capacity for self-control, whether of attention, behaviors, or impulses, is essential for social adaptation (Freud, 1930/2010). With the complex demands and ever-present distractions of modern-day societies, success in many life tasks depends on this capacity for self-control (Moffitt et al., 2011). Yet, this can be very trying for individuals with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).  

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