ADHD youngsters are regularly diagnosed
Ólafur Guðmundsson thinks kids with ADHD and other visible issues are more likely to obtain help.
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Olafur Gumundsson, the Children’s Mental Health Centre’s lead physician, believes many youngsters have less obvious problems.
“Excessive behaviour is a problem when it affects adults or other kids. Olafur says he can catch it easier. Anxiety and melancholy have escalated in recent years, data reveals.
Because their difficulties are less obvious, many needy kids are neglected.
Olafur said many school-aged youngsters had ADHD and impulsive behaviour. More children with these disorders are diagnosed and treated.
Olafur believes nervous, unhappy, or avoidant kids are missed. They disappear, isolate, and drop out of school, yet receive less treatment.