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Why Scorpios and Sagittarius Get More ADHD Diagnoses - ADDitude

Mon, 2018-06-18 03:33

ADDitude

Why Scorpios and Sagittarius Get More ADHD Diagnoses
ADDitude
Studies reveal the youngest children in each grade are 1.5 to 2 times more likely to be treated for attention-related disorders such as attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) than are their relatively older classmates. This may sound shocking at ...

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Antipsychotics for ADHD may put kids at risk for diabetes - Futurity: Research News

Sun, 2018-06-17 16:36

Futurity: Research News

Antipsychotics for ADHD may put kids at risk for diabetes
Futurity: Research News
Children and adolescents who take antipsychotics for as little as 12 weeks experience significant gains in body fat and also become less sensitive to insulin, according to a new study. Although originally developed and approved to treat conditions such ...

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Stressful Events in Childhood Associated with ADHD, Study Finds - ADDitude

Fri, 2018-06-15 09:47

ADDitude

Stressful Events in Childhood Associated with ADHD, Study Finds
ADDitude
The children's parents completed the Child Behavior Checklist to capture the severity of their ADHD symptoms. The scientists captured images of each child's brain using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, then examined the differences in brain ...

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Exposure to Maternal Hypertension May Up Risk for ASD, ADHD in ... - Psychiatry Advisor

Fri, 2018-06-15 09:08

Psychiatry Advisor

Exposure to Maternal Hypertension May Up Risk for ASD, ADHD in ...
Psychiatry Advisor
Exposure to hypertensive disorders of pregnancy may be associated with an increase in the risk for ASD and ADHD in offspring.

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Predictors of Long-term Medication Adherence in Children With ADHD - Psychiatry Advisor

Fri, 2018-06-15 09:05

Psychiatry Advisor

Predictors of Long-term Medication Adherence in Children With ADHD
Psychiatry Advisor
Results of a prospective longitudinal cohort study published in Pediatrics suggest that long-term medication adherence among children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is correlated with treatment acceptance and parent perception of ...

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Non-Drug ADHD Treatments Lack Supportive Evidence - MD Magazine

Fri, 2018-06-15 05:01

MD Magazine

Non-Drug ADHD Treatments Lack Supportive Evidence
MD Magazine
Kemper and a team including researchers from Duke and Wake Forest universities set out to evaluate the comparative effectiveness and safety of nonpharmacologic ADHD treatment strategies for patients under age 18. “There are many approaches other ...

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Self-Regulation on Sesame Street - ADDitude

Thu, 2018-06-14 14:43

ADDitude

Self-Regulation on Sesame Street
ADDitude
They also teach kids to identify their emotions, recognize when they're overwhelmed, and develop the tools to calm themselves down — all critical for hyperemotional kids with ADHD. One of Sesame Street's most recognizable characters, Cookie Monster, ...

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“Where Are All the ADHD Role Models?” - ADDitude

Thu, 2018-06-14 14:28

ADDitude

“Where Are All the ADHD Role Models?”
ADDitude
ADHD is embarrassing. And misunderstood. And hidden from view, for the most part. Famous people with ADHD rarely talk about it, so it's up to us to wave our diagnosis high in the air — not as an excuse, but as a banner. Hey, we're here. We have ADHD.

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Never Underestimate the Healing Power of Mother Nature - ADDitude

Thu, 2018-06-14 12:34

ADDitude

Never Underestimate the Healing Power of Mother Nature
ADDitude
ADHD knows no bounds. It profoundly impacts the parenting and coping skills of caregivers. It touches seemingly every aspect of daily life for adults with the condition. But it often lands its most unforgiving punch on our children, who lack the ...

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Live Webinar on July 11: Think Like a Coach: How to Create Systems and Structures for Children and Teens with ... - ADDitude

Thu, 2018-06-14 09:56

ADDitude

Live Webinar on July 11: Think Like a Coach: How to Create Systems and Structures for Children and Teens with ...
ADDitude
If you've tried to use reward systems, start a planner habit, or otherwise create a consistently structured environment for a child with ADHD, ODD or anxiety, then you know it never works in real life like it does in the books. You want to get things ...

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Nieman: Treating ADHD without the use of drugs - Calgary Herald

Thu, 2018-06-14 06:24

Calgary Herald

Nieman: Treating ADHD without the use of drugs
Calgary Herald
Many options other than the use of pharmaceutical products exist for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). By far, the most common medications used are psychostimulants. Alternative medications are so-called non-stimulant ...

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Student with ADHD says horseback riding helps control the disorder - KBTX

Wed, 2018-06-13 21:39

KBTX

Student with ADHD says horseback riding helps control the disorder
KBTX
Stanford has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) that she says makes it difficult for her to focus. “Whenever I do focus sometimes I hyperfocus and I lose track of what's going on around me,” said Stanford. She says often times it's hard ...

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Antipsychotic Drugs for ADHD Increase Risk of Obesity and Diabetes in Children, Study Says - EconoTimes

Wed, 2018-06-13 18:38

EconoTimes

Antipsychotic Drugs for ADHD Increase Risk of Obesity and Diabetes in Children, Study Says
EconoTimes
Choosing the pharmaceutical route to treat young patients with ADHD has been a controversial subject in the medical community for decades. Many health professionals have argued that it is unnecessary and could have detrimental effects on childhood ...

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How jewelry can help someone with anxiety or ADHD - Mic

Wed, 2018-06-13 12:03

Mic

How jewelry can help someone with anxiety or ADHD
Mic
In a 2014 report on productivity and fidget widgets (like jewelry, or the once-popular fidget spinner), Polytechnic Institute of New York University's Michael Karlesky and Katherine Isbister found that for hyperactive children and those with ADHD ...

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Exposure to Maternal HTN May Up Risk of ASD, ADHD in Child - Monthly Prescribing Reference

Wed, 2018-06-13 11:03

Exposure to Maternal HTN May Up Risk of ASD, ADHD in Child
Monthly Prescribing Reference
HealthDay News — Exposure to hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) may be associated with an increase in the risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in offspring, according to a review published ...

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Q: Is College Right for My Teen with ADHD? - ADDitude

Wed, 2018-06-13 03:37

ADDitude

Q: Is College Right for My Teen with ADHD?
ADDitude
Since 1998, millions of parents and adults have trusted ADDitude's expert guidance and support for living better with ADHD and its related mental health conditions. Our mission is to be your trusted advisor, an unwavering source of understanding and ...

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Live Webinar on July 25: Back-to-School Starts Now: Your Plan for Academic, Behavioral & Organizational Success - ADDitude

Tue, 2018-06-12 14:21

ADDitude

Live Webinar on July 25: Back-to-School Starts Now: Your Plan for Academic, Behavioral & Organizational Success
ADDitude
Having lived (and overcome) this challenge with her son over 12 academic years, Chris Dendy — a former teacher and the author of several top books on teens and ADHD — has devised a back-to-school game plan full of insightful advice and lessons ...

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SHP465 Amphetamine Salts Improved Problem Solving, Attention in Adults with ADHD - MD Magazine

Tue, 2018-06-12 07:02

MD Magazine

SHP465 Amphetamine Salts Improved Problem Solving, Attention in Adults with ADHD
MD Magazine
The use of SHP465 amphetamine salts (MAS) is associated with significantly greater short-term improvements in problem solving and attention compared with placebo in adults with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a randomized, ...

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Gizzi Erskine: My ADHD has been positive... it's like a superpower - Evening Standard

Tue, 2018-06-12 03:12

Evening Standard

Gizzi Erskine: My ADHD has been positive... it's like a superpower
Evening Standard
It has been massive for me. ADHD has its benefits. Without it I probably wouldn't have been able to cope with everything at once. "I mean my ADHD has its benefits. A superpower. Without it I probably wouldn't have been able to cope with everything at once.

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