Thursday, April 26, 2018

Knowing ADHD: A therapist can help an young people with hyperactivity

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THE ASIAN AGE. | KAVI BHANDARI Published : Apr 27, 2018, 12:20 am IST Updated : Apr 27, 2018, 12:20 am IST
Here’s why it’s important to consult a mental health professional when someone starts showing the symptoms of ADHD.
While it is normal to have some inattention or unfocused motor activity, even this slight deviation is unacceptable our society....
.....Some people are hyper all the time. Their attention span is very low and they can’t focus completely. At times they appear naturally high. We talk to psychologists to find out why it happens.....


“In clinical terms, hyperactivity is one of the symptoms of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), which is a developmental disorder in children having low levels of attention and increased hyperactivity. Children with ADHD are unable to sit patiently or wait in queues. The origin of this disorder may be genetic or exposure to certain substances during pregnancy, which might cause structural changes in the brain and imbalance of certain neurotransmitters. Many people have little knowledge about ADHD and perceive such children to be naughty or notorious and scold them, rather than understanding that their behaviour is not intentional,” says Dr Akshay Kumar, a psychologist.
“In people living with hyper activity, these behaviours occur more often. This interferes with the quality of interaction socially or at a workplace. A professional counsellor or therapist can help an adult with hyperactivity to learn how to organise his or her life with checklists, art therapy and use of reflexologyFamily members, friends and co-workers can play a significant role by accepting his or her limitations a

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