Behind the inattention

June 16, 2017 10:08 am

Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) is a condition that is marked by a pattern of inattention or hyperactivity, which interferes with the development and functioning of the brain. There are a lot of children who aren’t diagnosed but have this disorder and are constantly under pressure from their parents to sit still and concentrate on what they are doing. The Week talked to Dr Ravi Raj Timasina, psychiatrist at Institute of Medicine, Maharajgunj, to know more about this disorder and how kids with the disorder should be handled.