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4.6 million people, one psychologist: The Central African Republic’s mental health crisis

Meet the Central African Republic’s only practising clinical psychologist

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

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

Channelling the energy of ADHD

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

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.

Living with ADHD is not child’s play

Many people develop the condition in adulthood and most are not diagnosed.

Doctors urged to stop use of Ritalin

The use of Ritalin and similar drugs is extensive and, some argue, employed indiscriminately for children diagnosed with ADHD.

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