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ADHD & Addiction with Farida Ismail

April 12, 2023 Menna Mahrous Season 1 Episode 5
PBS The Podcast
ADHD & Addiction with Farida Ismail
Show Notes

Farida is a Clinical Psychologist specialized in Child and Adolescent Mental Health, as well as in Psychosis and Affective Mood Disorders (Bipolar disorder & Major Depression) for young adults & adults at The Behman Therapy Center. She is also currently doing a clinical rotation in Kasr El Eini’s Child Psychiatry department. 

Farida holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology & Behavioural sciences from McGill university, and a Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Sciences from UCL with a focus on child & adolescent psychology. She is a member of the British Psychological Society and an international affiliate of the Canadian Psychological Association. In this episode, Farida discusses the link between ADHD and addiction as well as whether medication is necessary.