ADHD is a Significant Risk Factor for PTSD

And not surprisingly, ADHD + PTSD can lead to addiction. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that’s triggered by a terrifying event. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event. Complex PTSD (c-PTSD) is caused by ongoing trauma, or trauma that was previouslyContinue reading “ADHD is a Significant Risk Factor for PTSD”

ADHD Increases The Risk of Addictions

Having ADHD, in particular undiagnosed and/or untreated ADHD, increases the risk of developing addictions. The primary 3 reasons for this are: Impulsivity Genetics Reward Deficiency If you’re a Medium member, read more on Invisible Illness. If you’re a News Break member, read my article on NewsBreak.