attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

[From our archives] The unforgiving days of too much wine and never enough roses

Mia Malan

A cruel, unrelenting cycle of poverty, drinking and fetal alcohol syndrome robs families of all hope.

[From our archives] 'Smart drugs' rife at universities

Amy Green

Students are abusing schedule six pills ahead of exams – with the help of their doctors.

Channelling the energy of ADHD

Patrick Barkham

Sport has helped many people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder to focus and build their self-esteem, writes Patrick Barkham.

Adults who cannot sit still

Dessy Tzoneva

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has not been the exclusive domain of children. It also tends to affect adults.

Genes aren't to blame for mental problems

Many scientists are now focusing on the power of environmental factors.