Understanding Attention Deficit: The New ADHD
What's new about ADHD? A lot, according to Yale professor Thomas Brown, Ph.D. You'll think differently about the condition once you get all the facts.
Findings from neuroscience, brain imaging, and clinical research have dramatically changed the old understanding of ADHD as essentially a behavior disorder. Experts now see ADHD as a developmental impairment of the brain's self-management system, its executive functions. There are many other myths about ADHD, as you will see. So update your thinking about the condition with the facts.