Tag: attention disorders clinic

How to deal with the Attention Disorder Clinic

More than two million children and adolescents in Australia have been diagnosed with attention disorders, according to the Australian Centre for Children’s Health, and there is a growing concern that they are being misdiagnosed.The Centre’s Dr Mark Hickey said the growing number of children who have ADHD was a...

How is the focus on the attention economy affecting mental health?

Attention economy (ED) refers to the use of technology to monitor the mental state of an individual.This can include devices that record, analyze, and transmit information in real time, such as video games and other media.However, the focus of the attention-based therapy model in mental health has been to...

Focus attention: Can you learn to focus, not stare?

Focus attention is a term used to describe a state in which the brain is able to pay attention to and process information more efficiently than when it is unfocused.Focus attention can also be referred to as cognitive reserve, cognitive reserve capacity, and cognitive reserve.In a research study conducted...