The Impulse of Inattention – Causes and Treatment of ADHD

Ethos Ho, BSc Pharm Candidate What is an Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder? Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, also known as ADHD, is the most common psychiatric disorder affecting children between the age of 6 and 17, worldwide.1-3 Although it’s primarily a childhood disorder, about 60 to 80% of the symptoms of ADHD may persist into adulthood.2,3 Thus, ADHD…

Depression: Part 2 – Management of Depression

David Poon, BSc. Immunology and Infection, PharmD Candidate Depression Last week, we discussed the symptoms of depression, how to screen for depression, and important helplines in times of crisis. This week, we talk about common methods for treating depression. Although there are many, one common misconception is that when someone is diagnosed with depression, they must…