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arrow Understanding ADHD

21-10-2009
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a developmental disorder, typically presents itself in childhood, usually by the age of seven. It is one of the most prevalent childhood behavioural disorder. Worldwide, ADHD is said to affect 3% to 5% of the population.
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arrow Global concern

  15-10-2009
Last Saturday was World Mental Health Day. The World Health Organisation views mental health as a serious global issue. More than 450 million people have a mental health condition and live with it every day.
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arrow Pregnant smoking 'psychosis link'

14-10-2009
Mothers who smoke during pregnancy put their children at greater risk of psychotic symptoms such as delusions and hallucinations, a study suggests.

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arrow Expert dementia support 'crucial'

  14-10-2009
Expert social support which could take much pain out of dealing with dementia should be more accessible to patients and their carers, a report says.
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arrow Cards 'can support mentally ill'

14-10-2009
People should consider sending cards and gifts to friends and family suffering with mental health problems, experts say.

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arrow Mediterranean Diet Associated With Reduced Risk Of Depression

  6-10-2009
Individuals who are following the Mediterranean dietary pattern by eating vegetables, fruits, nuts, whole grains and fish -- appear less likely to develop depression, according to a report in the October issue of Archives of General Psychiatry.
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