Too Much of a Good Thing: Video Game Addiction and ADHD

Video games have always been promoted as amazing sources of entertainment. But not much is said about the impact they have on a gamer’s health. Back in 1980, when the big, jumbo-sized arcade games first came out, some gamers developed Pac Man’s elbow – a tendonitis caused by spending too much time manipulating the gaming … Continue reading Too Much of a Good Thing: Video Game Addiction and ADHD

Addictive Behaviours and ADHD

People with ADHD are at a higher risk for engaging in addictive behaviours due to challenges with being impulsive.  They will often make a decision to use substances without considering the consequences. Substances can also be used as a coping strategy.  Some people use substances to manage low self-esteem caused by the difficulties they experience … Continue reading Addictive Behaviours and ADHD