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Tips for Managing ADHD at School or Work

Getting the right ADHD treatment can improve your focus and make it easier to do well in the classroom or at work. However, there are some additional tricks you can use to help yourself to work or study.



When Does Anxiety Affect You?

All of us feel worried or anxious sometimes, but severe or frequent anxiety can be a sign of a mental health disorder. In order to understand your condition and provide the right diagnosis, your doctor will ask lots of questions about your symptoms and when they appear. The situations in which you feel anxious can provide a clue as to the type of anxiety disorder you have.



How ADHD Can Change with Age?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD is usually associated with children, but it can affect people at any age. More than 1.6 million adults in the UK are currently taking medication for ADHD, which is double the number taking them ten years ago. Although many adults do still need this medication, the way that ADHD affects people can vary with age and many can stop taking their medication as they grow older.



Are Eating Disorders Becoming More Common?

The number of people seeking eating disorders treatment in the UK has been increasing steadily for many years. The rise is often blamed on the influences of the media and social media, but other forces are also involved in the increase in this and other mental health problems.



Creating Accurate Portrayals of OCD in Film and TV

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is one of the most commonly portrayed mental health disorders in film and TV. However, representation of this condition on the screen don’t always reflect the reality and variety of OCD.



How Can You Help Someone with a Mental Health Condition?

If you know someone who is experiencing mental health problems, it can be difficult to know what to say or do. It can be just as difficult to explain to other people how they can best support you when you are experiencing these kinds of issues yourself.



How Can Behavioural Therapies Help With Drug Addiction?

Drug addiction is a complex problem that often requires a multifaceted approach. As part of your treatment you may need medication,



How Does CBT Help With OCD?

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy or CBT is often used as part of OCD treatment. It can help you to work through your thoughts and behaviours so that you can find ways to overcome them.



Which Medications Are Used to Treat ADHD?

Five different types of medication can be prescribed for ADHD treatment in the UK. Although these medications can’t cure ADHD, they may help to manage your symptoms.



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