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Dr Rick Jarman discusses ADHD on ABC Radio – “Mornings with Jon Faine”

ADHD - Dr Rick Jarman on ABC Radio Melbourne Mornings with Jon Faine

Dr Rick Jarman discusses ADHD on ABC Radio – “Mornings with Jon Faine”

Paediatrician Dr Rick Jarman explains ADHD on “Mornings with Jon Faine” as part of ABC Radio Melbourne’s Wednesday segment on:”Known Unknowns“.

[ABC Radio Melbourne | Wednesday October 17, 2018]


Paediatrician, Dr Rick Jarman discusses ADHD on Mornings with Jon Faine, ABC Radio Melbourne. The audio of this episode of Known Unknowns is available below.

Jon Faine:
What exactly is ADHD

Rick Jarman:
Simply put… ADHD is defined as a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactive and impulsive behaviour that is more frequent and severe than is typically seen at a given stage of development. The symptoms are usually present in early life. They tend to become a problem in early school age and they may remain troublesome across the individuals lifespan.

Listen to the full episode above.

“There are known knowns; there are things we know we know. But we also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns — the ones we don’t know we don’t know.” … Donald Rumsfield.