Latest Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder management Stories
A new study reveals that the rate of children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) rose dramatically between 2001 and 2010 with non-Hispanic white children having the highest diagnosis rates.
Some drugs used to treat ADHD could affect the brain's reward system, researchers from the University of Copenhagen have discovered.
"Off label" drugs are medications that have not been tested for safety or efficacy for a specific patient age or condition.
Men who were diagnosed as children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) appeared to have significantly worse educational, occupational, economic and social outcomes in a 33-year, follow-up study that compared them with men without childhood ADHD.
The symptoms of ADHD and autism are often missed, so Child and Family Care is setting out to educate the public about what to look for and how to get screened for these conditions.
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