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Preschoolers Now Being Prescribed Psychiatric Drugs Less Often
2013-09-30 11:17:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After going through a period of increasing prevalence, psychiatric drugs are being prescribed less to preschoolers than they were a decade ago, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. The national study of two to five year old children, conducted from 1994 to 2009, indicated that the use of psychiatric prescription drugs, such as ADHD or anxiety medications, peaked between 2002 and 2005 then backed off between...

2013-09-16 23:24:23

Working with ADHD.com, the only coaching and live workshops dedicated exclusively to business owners with ADHD, announces a free virtual training class for ADHD entrepreneurs, business owners, and independent reps. Grosse Ile, MI (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Working with ADHD.com has been coaching business owners with ADHD to have strong and successful businesses through private coaching and live workshops across North America. On September 18, 2013, the veteran coaches will present the...

2013-09-13 23:20:47

Woodbury Health & Wellness in conjunction with Schotzko Chiropractic now offers a holistic approach to help people manage the challenges associated with ADHD. Woodbury, MN (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Woodbury Health & Wellness in conjunction with Schotzko Chiropractic now offers a holistic approach to help people manage the challenges associated with ADHD. Woodbury Health & Wellness is a Certified “SHINE for Doctors: Special Help for Integrating Neurological Experience”...

2013-08-27 23:29:47

There has never been a definitive test for diagnosing Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). According to Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP, this may be about to change. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a widespread neurobehavioral disorder seen in children and teens. It is characterized by inattention, impulsivity and behavioral difficulties, and/or over-activity not normal for one’s age group. Sturgeon Bay,...

2013-08-21 23:27:21

Passages Malibu comments on the rising use of central nervous stimulants to treat ADHD in the US. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 A new study published in the Drug Abuse Warning Network on August 8th revealed that nonmedical use of central nervous system (CNS) stimulants is driving more young people to seek medical treatment in emergency rooms across the country. Among young adults aged 18 to 34, CNS stimulants involved with alcohol led to 5,605 ER visits in 2005, but that number...

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...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.