Can I have ADHD if I can focus on video games?

Can you focus on video games 🤓 ?Many people still believe that being able to spend hours on a video game proves that you don’t have ADHD 😶Of course, it’s not true 🤷♀️ !Our ADHD brains are craving dopamine 🧠💕Video games, especially the ones we like, are dopamine factories 😅 !That’s why so many kids and adults with ADHD enjoy gaming so much 🤓Being able to focus on a fascinating quest in a virtual world does not mean that you are as easily able to focus on everything else 😌

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Because ADHD means "Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder"
It's not true!
That's why we can focus (sometimes for hours) on things that we enjoy, like video games!

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Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes only. If you are experiencing symptoms of ADHD, it’s best to see a professional for a diagnosis.

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