I am not lazy, I just have ADHD: Adults can have the condition too

Posed photo of a man with depression. Alex (not his real name) found himself increasingly depressed, and was then diagnosed with ADHD after seeing a specialist.
Posed photo of a man with depression. Alex (not his real name) found himself increasingly depressed, and was then diagnosed with ADHD after seeing a specialist.PHOTO: THE NEW PAPER

SINGAPORE - About two years ago, Alex (not his real name) found himself increasingly depressed, to the point where he sought out a psychiatrist for the first time in his life.

"I remember procrastinating on replying to e-mails and I had a phobia of opening my e-mails," said the 34-year-old assistant university professor.

Please or to continue reading the full article. Learn more about ST PREMIUM.

Enjoy unlimited access to ST's best work

  • Exclusive stories and features on multiple devices
  • In-depth analyses and opinion pieces
  • ePaper and award-winning multimedia content