'Not just for naughty boys': The rise in adult ADHD pills

More than 1.6 million prescriptions for ADHD medication were dispensed in the UK last year - double the figure of a decade ago. With adults now the fastest growing patient group, what is it like for those living with the condition?
"I'd always put it down to just not having any willpower, and not being able to cope in stressful situations," Sam Sykes tells the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme.
"I thought I was a bit of a lesser human, frankly."
Sam was diagnosed with ADHD last year at the age of 44. Her seven-year-old son also has the condition, which often has a... read more

 
30 May 2018 in Health, Views: 27
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