Sarah Harding has spoken candidly about living with ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) since she was a young girl.
The 39-year-old pop star opens up about her childhood in detail in her debut autobiography, Hear Me Out, which is out on March 18.
She reveals in the book that she was moved around seven different schools when she was a youngster.
Sarah explains that she doesn't know why this happened to her and goes on to admit that she was a "was not an easy child to manage".
The singer penned: "It started when I was tiny and would be something I'd have to learn to live with always.
"While I was at kindergarten, and at the start of infants' school, I used to go and see a child psychologist, who would regularly assess me.
"At the same time, I played with all the toys in her office.
"While I invented games, playing happily, she would talk to me and take notes, asking me questions about the games and what was happening in my created world."
Sarah later shares that she didn't start taking medication until her Girls Aloud days when she began struggle with "the pressures of fame".
It's not the first time Sarah has spoken publicly about living with the condition.
She told Cosmopolitan Magazine back in January 2010: "I have multiple personalities.
"I’m either very quiet or very talkative. I had ADHD as a kid, which I think has carried through.
"I’m very hyper, I’ve got a low attention span, I’m a control freak and I definitely have a bit of OCD, too."
The former Celebrity Big Brother winner, who confirmed she had been diagnosed with advancer cancer last year, details in her book that she probably won’t get another Christmas.
She also reveals she does not want an exact prognosis and is focusing on being comfortable and as pain-free as possible.
The Coronation Street star kept her diagnosis and her treatment under wraps from the public, but in August, told fans via social media that she was fighting cancer.
Sarah said on Instagram: "I’m currently undergoing weekly chemotherapy sessions and I am fighting as hard as I possibly can.
"I understand this might be shocking to read on social media and that really isn’t my intention. But last week it was mentioned online that I had been seen in hospital, so I feel now is the time to let people know what’s going on and this is the best way I can think of to do so.
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"My amazing mum, family and close friends are helping me through this, and I want to say a thank you to the wonderful NHS doctors and nurses who have been and continue to be heroes."
Sarah was first diagnosed with breast cancer but it rapidly spread to various parts of her body, with Sarah having to undergo weekly chemotherapy treatments.
Hear Me Out, by Sarah Harding is available to purchase from March 18.
If you or those around you have been affected by this story, you can call the MacMillan Cancer Support line on 0808 808 00 00.
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