Children with ADHD at Risk for Binge Eating, Study Shows

Disordered eating pattern can lead to obesity, other health problems ...

Sitting still in class may not be best learning technique for children with ADHD

For years, teachers and parents have instructed students to sit still and do their homework. ...

Study Shows 2 Drugs Reduce Teacher-Rated Anxiety, In Addition to ADHD, Aggression

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Previous research published by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and three other institutions showed that when children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and serious physical aggression were prescribed both a stimulant and an antipsychotic drug, along with teaching parents behavior management techniques, they had a reduction of aggressive and serious disruptive behavior. ... Full story

CDC publishes first national study on use of behavioral therapy, medication and dietary supplements for ADHD in children

ADHD medication and behavioral therapy among children with ADHD (ages 4-17) with special health care needs ... Full story

ADHD plus childhood trauma heightens risk for self-harm, suicide

Girls with ADHD who were exposed to trauma in childhood are more likely to suffer from serious mental disorders later on, a new study has found. ... Full story

Canterbury research on children with ADHD

A University of Canterbury international education PhD student’s survey of Ethiopian children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder will soon be helpful to New Zealand teachers and teacher trainers. ... Full story

Common Pesticide May Increase Risk of ADHD

Rutgers study suggests that pregnant women and young children are more susceptible ... Full story

UF study of drug users finds people with ADHD started using at younger age

Adults with a history of ADHD who use drugs started using substances one to two years earlier than those with no ADHD history, according to a new University of Florida study. ... Full story

Study links ADHD, conduct disorder with teen alcohol and tobacco use

CINCINNATI -- A new study links ADHD and conduct disorder in young adolescents with increased alcohol and tobacco use. The Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center study is among the first to assess such an association in this age group. ... Full story

ADHD-Air Pollution Link

Breathing Dirty Air During Pregnancy Raises Odds of Childhood ADHD-Related Behavior Problems ... Full story

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