New testing gives hope to parents of ADHD kids

New testing gives hope to parents of ADHD kids

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood disorders.  Although children with ADHD have behavioural symptoms such as inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity, new research shows the condition has a strong biological component.While we often think of ADHD as a disorder that is treated with medication, there are other therapies available as […]

By Katrina RoeFriday 12 Aug 2011Health and WellbeingReading Time: 1 minute

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood disorders.  Although children with ADHD have behavioural symptoms such as inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity, new research shows the condition has a strong biological component.

While we often think of ADHD as a disorder that is treated with medication, there are other therapies available as well.   Dr Jacques Duff is the Director of the Behavioural Neurotherapy Clinic in Melbourne and he explains how both genetic tests and blood tests can lead to effective new treatments for ADHD.

Listen Now – Dr Jacques Duff talks about effective treatment of ADHD