Could stress be mistaken for ADHD in SA?

ADHD medication is doled out at the drop of a hat in South Africa. With the symptoms of chronic stress and attention deficit (hyperactivity) disorder overlapping, could there be some misdiagnosis?

A natural approach to ADHD

Despite limited research, there are many alternative therapies that parents use to help manage ADHD symptoms including dietary changes, exercise and cognitive behavioural therapy.

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Delia Strondl is a Registered Career Counsellor focusing on both school readiness and career counselling. She achieved her honours in Psychology and completed a career counselling internship. Since then, she has been working with children with a variety of learning difficulties including ADHD and Cerebral Palsy. Read more obesity and diabetes societies and runs a trial centre for new drugs.

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