ADHD, a neurodevelopmental disorder, is a burgeoning global issue – there’s been a 42% increase in ADHD diagnoses in the last few years, and 6.1% of American kids are being treated for ADHD with medication! Imagine, 6% of a country’s child population being medically treated for a single disorder! Do these statistics point to the harmful effects of environment, or do they indicate insufficient understanding of ADHD?
Here’s a comprehensive infographic about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – its history, methods of diagnosis, common myths, possible causes, how it affects children vs adults, types of treatment, etc.
Infographic Source: What Is Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? by GME