ADHD

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 ...

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 ...

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

Type of Therapy Kids Receive for ADHD Depends on Where They Live

About one quarter of commercially-insured children who are treated with medication for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder also receive psychotherapy, and the percentage is far lower in many parts of the country, according to a new RAND Corporation study. ... Full story

Slow to mature, quick to distract: ADHD brain study finds slower development of key connections

Brain networks to handle internal & external tasks mature more slowly in ADHD ... Full story

Grabbing attention to raise awareness of ADHD

A new interactive game and educational video is set to tour Nottingham and London to raise public awareness and understanding of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults. ... Full story

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