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ADHD – from Hippocrates to Ritalin

The condition has been around for thousands of years, but the term ADHD has only been in use since 1987. ADHD is diagnosed by medical professionals based on a checklist of definitive symptoms.

From 8 to 80! ADHD has no age limit

ADHD persists into adulthood in up to 60 percent of individuals diagnosed in childhood, and may affect adults' social, occupational, and relational functioning.

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Dr. Shabeer Ahmed Jeeva is a specialist psychiatrist who has been practicing child and adult psychiatry for 30 years. He has vast experience in treating ADHD, and is also an ADHD patient himself. Dr. Jeeva trained and practiced in Canada as a child and adult psychiatrist and had lived there for 25 years. He had attended medical school at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland (1970-1976). His professional experience and accreditation includes: Psychiatric residency at the University of Ottawa (Canada), Child Psychiatry fellowship at the University of Ottawa (Canada), Diploma in Psychiatry at the University of Ottawa (Canada), and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in Canada. Visit his website at: www.adhdclinicjeeva.com

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