“This poignant film examines the lives of people who suffer from ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). Behavioural characteristics include severe distractibility, impulsivity and hyperactivity. Diagnosis has proved controversial as most sufferers are diagnosed when young and treatment is for life. Filmed in New Zealand, the programme shows the reality of dealing with children so difficult they can barely interact with their peers, let alone family members.
The film also features adult sufferers who have had to live with the disorder, undiagnosed for much of their lives and the different methods of dealing with ADHD such as drugs, life management, natural remedies and counselling.
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