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Are Students with Attention Problems More Likely to Cheat? The answer may surprise you

cheatResearch performed at Ohio State University reveals that students with attention problems are more likely to cheat.

“High school students who have trouble paying attention in class are more likely to admit to cheating, a new study shows.

“Researchers found that inattention led to hyperactivity in the students, and both together contributed to higher levels of cheating.

“The issue is important because many students with attention problems don’t get an official diagnosis, such as attention...

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ADHD and Hoarding - Do you have too much stuff?

hoardersA new study published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research reveals that people with ADHD are considerably more likely to engage in hoarding behaviors. Such hoarding behaviors may have a negative impact on their overall quality of life.

Those diagnosed with hoarding disorders exhibit more than just having too much stuff; true hoarders often fill nearly every livable inch of space with newspapers, trash, books, knickknacks, furniture, or anything else they feel the need to hoard. This often...

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TikTok Is My ADHD Therapist

tiktokTikTok Is My ADHD Therapist: The Dangers and Promise of Viral #MentalHealth Videos

Additude magazine recently reported on an alarming trend involving TikTok.

“#ADHD videos on TikTok have now received 2.4 billion views. These short, viral clips are spreading ADHD awareness, building community, and destigmatizing mental health. They are also perpetuating stereotypes, ignoring comorbidities, and encouraging self-diagnosis. Could a platform built for dance videos become a powerful source of...

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Mixing ADHD and Alcohol May Increase Your Risk of Addiction

ADHD AlcoholVery Well Health says, “Research has shown that people who have ADHD have an increased risk for alcohol use disorder (AUD) and may start drinking at an earlier age. When people with ADHD consume alcohol, their symptoms of inattentiveness and impulsiveness may increase.

Studies have shown that individuals with ADHD are prone to binge drinking (a pattern of drinking to intoxication). Drinking too much can aggravate ADHD symptoms, including impulsiveness and difficulty focusing.

If the alcohol...

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