What’s it like to have ADHD?

30 October 2012

A recent study, by biomedical ethicist Dr Ilina Singh, asking children how they feel about ADHD and possible treatment has identified that the children feel that their medication helps them control their reactions and gives them time in which to think before acting. The children also said that they wanted additional treatment options, however: long waiting lists for children’s behavioral treatments means that there is currently little alternative by rely on prescribing drug treatments.

“One of the messages that children have is that they want more treatment options outside of medication, but they aren’t available,” Dr Ilina Singh, Kings College London

Watch the video of Dr. Singh’s results above or read more here