Mental Health

Experts Question Whether ADHD Even Exists

Last year, I told you about Dr. Leon Eisenberg — the ‘father’ of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Dr. Eisenberg was a leader in child psychiatry and was revered in the mental health profession for his theories on autism and social medicine. In his last interview in 2009, before his death, Dr. Eisenberg debunked ADHD […]

ADHD Can Affect Sufferers Well Into Adulthood

Last week, I briefly told you about a study that showed how behavioural problems like Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can follow children into adulthood. The researchers also found that children with ADHD are more likely to have other psychiatric disorders as adults. Many of you got in touch with me and asked for more details […]

Why Having A Pint Is Good For Men’s Mental Health

I’m sure this is the excuse men have been waiting for… Going to the pub with good friends can benefit your mental health. And ladies, I know this might be a hard one to swallow but before you roll your eyes and dismiss the idea, hear it out. Cheers mate! A recent study, published in […]

Mental Health: A Positive Attitude Can Protect Against Heart Disease And Cancer

There’s the old adage ‘Laugh and the world laughs with you… Cry and you cry alone.” And there are songs with titles like ‘Don’t worry, be happy’, ‘Always look on the bright side of life’ and ‘Stop your fussing’. If you look at these few examples (and I am sure there are more), it appears […]