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2013-08-13 23:24:50

According to Dr. Ashley Gorman, most children are victimized by bullies at some point, but children with ADHD are targeted more often and are also more likely to exhibit bullying behavior themselves. There is a link between ADHD and bullying. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Bullying has serious consequences for both victim and bully. And while there is no single factor that is responsible for making a child either a bully or the target of bullies, children with attention deficit...

Teenage Driving Impaired Greatly Due ToMix Of ADHD, Texting
2013-08-13 07:40:27

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Teenagers already have a reputation as being the worst drivers, but a new study from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center reveals two reasons why that might be so. The study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, suggests that both attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and texting both significantly impair driving performance for teenagers. The research team used a driving simulator to test the driving performance of 16-...

2013-08-12 14:02:05

Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder share the most common genetic variation The largest genome-wide study of its kind has determined how much five major mental illnesses are traceable to the same common inherited genetic variations. Researchers funded in part by the National Institutes of Health found that the overlap was highest between schizophrenia and bipolar disorder; moderate for bipolar disorder and depression and for ADHD and depression; and low between schizophrenia and autism....

2013-08-05 23:02:40

A new study by Abt Associates shows wide geographic disparities in the treatment of ADHD which suggests flawed management of the disorder. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 The use of amphetamine medications to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the United States varies widely from state to state and even more dramatically from one county to another, according to a new study by Abt Associates, showing treatment disparities are greater than previously assessed in...

ADHD Diagnosis And Treatment From Balance Atlanta BrainCore Therapy
2013-08-02 09:38:59

Balance Atlanta BrainCore Therapy As kids head back to school, Balance Atlanta BrainCore Therapy's Dr. Caroline von Fluegge is among the few in the country that now treats patients with the FDA-approved QEEG brain mapping technology. Helping to diagnose and address symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children by measuring brainwaves, the testing of BrainCore Therapy provides a map of the brain. Combined with a metabolic profile and a cognitive emotional...

2013-07-29 23:04:38

STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center, the premier treatment center for children with sensory challenges announces that former Bronco Brandon Stokely, will be in attendance at their Playground Rock family event on August 3, 2013. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center’s 2nd Annual Playground Rock is a fun family-friendly fundraising event that takes place on their new sensory playground, built specifically for use in therapy sessions...

Video Game Use Higher Among Boys With Autism, ADHD
2013-07-29 18:50:42

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study says that children with autism spectrum disorder and ADHD are more likely to be hooked on video games. According to research published in the journal Pediatrics, boys with autism spectrum disorder or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to spend excessive amounts of time playing video games. Scientists found that boys ages eight to 18 with these conditions spent nearly twice as much time on...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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