Updated 27 July 2015

ADHD or stress?

Fact: South Africans are one of the most stressed nations on Earth.

Fact: ADHD medication prescription rates are off the charts in South Africa

Could it be that medical professionals are assuaging the symptoms of stress with schedule 6 medicines?  

We take a look at stress vs ADHD, how symptoms of one can mimic the other, and whether better diagnostics for ADHD are urgently needed.


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