Category Archives: Adhd

Does Betrayal Trauma Increase Risk Of ADHD?

 

Betrayal trauma is a term which comes from betrayal trauma theory which was developed by Freyd (1994). Essentially, an individual may experience betrayal trauma when betrayed by a person to whom s/he is very close and upon whom the Read the rest

Reasons Why ADHD Might Be Being Overdiagnosed

 

 

 

How Many Young People Are Diagnosed With ADHD?

Statistics reveal around 1 in 7 young people in the United States currently receives a diagnosis of ADHD (the majority of whom are male)) and it is has been Read the rest

ADHD And Its Link To Childhood Trauma And A Negative Thinking Bias

 


Childhood Trauma, Stress And ADHD:

There is increasing evidence derived from research studies that ADHD is linked to psychosocial stress, particularly childhood trauma which has been established as a major factor putting the child at increased risk of developing Read the rest

The Gifted Child : Characteristics And Potential Problems.

 

What Is Meant By ‘A Gifted Child’?

According to the National Association For Gifted Children, a gifted child is one who is in the top 3 to 5% of children of his age in one of the following areas:Read the rest

Childhood Trauma And ADHD : Is PTSD Being Misdiagnosed As ADHD?

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: This article considers the possible link between childhood trauma and ADHD. However, to clear up any possible misinterpretation of this article, it is important to state at the outset that ADHD is undoubtedly a genuine disorder and Read the rest