Although ADHD is often associated with children, highly-skilled consultant paediatric and adult psychiatrist Dr Teresa Gomez Alemany explains that adults, too, can be diagnosed. The London-based consultant discusses the specific symptoms in adults, what triggers it, and how ADHD in adults is assessed.
Are ADHD and ADD the same thing? In our latest online interview, revered consultant psychiatrist, Dr Ravi Mehrotra explains the differences between the two disorders. The Windsor-based tells us why you shouldn't use the terms interchangeably.
The onset of dementia can seriously affect patients in many ways, including their ability to communicate and their memory. Each type of dementia, however, has a different progression and in some cases, other factors can be controlled to improve outcomes for patients. In this article, leading consultant psychiatrist Dr Pravir Sharma expertly explains the progression of different forms of dementia, as well as outlining the latest developments in research of the condition.
Feeling exhausted and burnt out? Struggling to balance your various commitments in life? Here, we learn first-hand how to get that perfect work-life integration that we all strive for. Revered consultant psychiatrist, Dr Sunil Raheja, tells us how.
Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a mental health condition in which the patient has a distorted perception of their physical appearance, becoming preoccupied with what they see as flaws, which may seem slight or non-existent to others. BDD is not uncommon, yet it often goes undiagnosed in aesthetic and surgical practices, and even in psychiatric services. Psychiatrist Dr Ayman Zaghloul explains.
One of the many effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, has been a significant increase in people's alcohol intake. In some unfortunate cases, it can lead to alcoholism. Thankfully, there are expert solutions available. Dr Oscar D'agnone, founder of The OAD Clinic, provides an in-depth look at the services the industry-leading centre offers for people with alcohol addiction.
Alcohol detoxification is a difficult process, especially for those with severe dependence. Revered psychiatrist Dr Oscar D'agnone provides expert guidance on some of the symptoms that may be experienced by those attempting to reduce their alcohol dependency.
We spoke with leading psychologist, Dr Regina Sala, to discuss the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the mental health of young people in the UK, we also discussed what lifestyle recommendations may be useful to get through the current COVID-19 situation. Not only this but we look at home physical health has been impacted due to the COVID-19 lockdown. If you are a parent or carer, you may like to use this as a guide on how to sustain health and wellbeing in your child during these difficult times.
Overcoming alcohol addiction involves tailoring treatment and recovery to your specific lifestyle and goals. Dr D'Agnone explains how The OAD Clinic makes this possible.