ADHD; what is it? Peer and blogs…

ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)

is a neurobehavioral[1] developmental disorder.[2] ADHD is defined as a “persistent pattern of inattention or hyperactivity—impulsivity that is more frequently displayed and more severe than is typically observed in individuals at a comparable level of development.”[3] While symptoms may appear to be innocent and merely annoying nuisances to observers, “if left untreated, the persistent and pervasive effects of ADHD symptoms can insidiously and severely interfere with one’s ability to get the most out of education, fulfill one’s potential in the workplace, establish and maintain interpersonal relationships, and maintain a generally positive sense of self.”[4]:p.2 more

Peer

Forum ADHD in Zoetermeer is where you can find people with the same illness. There are also experts on ADHD that can consult you. In the Netherlands there is psycholoog a forum were people with ADHD or friends and family can meet. In Europa (and world) people can meet here

Medication

Medication you can get from your GP, psychiatrist or psychologist. Here is more information about medicine.

Side effects

The most common side effects are restlessness or tremor; anxiety or nervousness; headache or dizziness; insomnia; dryness of the mouth or an unpleasant taste in the mouth; diarrhea or constipation; or mpotence or changes in sex drive. more

Blogs

1. resource blog

2. parents and children blog

3. coach blog

4. more

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