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ADHD Overdiagnosis: What you need to know

ADHD Overdiagnosis: What you need to know

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a mental condition characterized by severe and ongoing inattentive, hyperactive, and impulsive behavior, which impairs a person’s ability to function normally. However, it’s fairly common for an adult or a child who’s easily distracted, frequently irritable, or have difficulty completing tasks to be misdiagnosed as having ADHD.

Here are some of the reasons why it is overdiagnosed.

New fathers: Here’s what you need to know about postpartum depression

New fathers: Here’s what you need to know about postpartum depression

Although it’s normal for most women to have the “baby blues” after giving birth, postpartum depression is a more serious condition that can last for months.

Based on recent research by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, postpartum depression happens to 1 in 9 women, and while new mothers may be familiar with the condition, first-time fathers might not realize their partner is at risk.