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2011-09-26 15:00:00

New research indicates millions of children may be misdiagnosed with ADHD, and a sleep expert working with sleep advice website SleepBetter.org is calling for mandatory tests to avoid unnecessary

Regular 'Green Time' Helps Lessen Symptoms Of ADHD
2011-09-16 11:51:04

A study of more than 400 children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder has found a link between the children's routine play settings and the severity of their symptoms.

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2011-08-19 07:07:04

The diagnoses of children with ADHD increased from 7% to 9% from 1998-2000 through 2007-2009.

2011-08-17 12:10:15

A study using mice provides insight into how a specific receptor subtype in the brain could play a role in increasing a person's risk for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

2011-07-11 00:00:29

WellStep Atlanta, a medical and behavioral treatment center in Roswell, Georgia, located in suburban north Atlanta announces the opening of the first multidisciplinary clinic specializing in ADHD-ADD.

2011-06-20 08:15:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Adam Levine, lead singer of Maroon 5, is helping to raise awareness among young adults and adults about Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) through a new national education campaign called "Own It" that launched today.

2011-06-09 14:58:04

In a study published today in the Clinical Neuropsychologist (e-publication ahead of print), researchers from the Kennedy Krieger Institute found differences in the brain development of preschool children with symptoms of Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

2011-05-31 16:55:28

Analysis of data from two long-term studies of the impact of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) on the development of psychiatric disorders in young adults confirms that ADHD alone significantly increases the risk of cigarette smoking and substance abuse in both boys and girls.


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