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2013-07-12 23:35:31

The CogniFit brain fitness website now offers a tailored cognitive training for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 CogniFit, a leading developer of scientific brain trainings and online brain exercises, announces the release of an online brain training module for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). CogniFit is also launching different other specific cognitive trainings as part of its offering for individuals which are looking to...

2013-07-12 23:30:07

Summer vacation is in full swing but it’s never too early for parents to gear up for the first school bells, especially for those who have children diagnosed with ADHD. Dr. Bob “The Drugless Doctor” shares riveting tips for an all-natural guide to control ADHD in 18 days. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Summer vacation is in full swing but it’s never too early for parents to gear up for the first school bells, especially for those who have children diagnosed with ADHD. Dr....

2013-07-10 19:36:06

A study with 191 patients reveal that symptoms of hyperactivity due to the deficit of attention and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are associated with more impulsivity and more severity, and probably a worse prognosis in patients with eating disorders. ADHD in adults is poorly investigated and, although several studies have reported associations between this disorder and abnormal eating behaviour, so far it had not been described associations between ADHD and eating disorders in adults....

Researchers Take A Look Inside The Mind Of A Child
2013-06-28 08:16:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There is an intense look of concentration that is nearly universal to young children when their minds are hard at work. Despite recognizing the look, however, adults are never really sure what the children are thinking. A new study, led by psychologists at the University of Iowa, has used optical neuroimaging to peer inside the brain, in a first-ever attempt to quantify how much 3- and 4-year-old children are grasping when they...

White Children Diagnosed With ADHD More Than Minority Kids Are
2013-06-24 13:39:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study in the journal Pediatrics, white children are more likely to be diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than minority children. The study included over 17,000 children across the United States from kindergarten to eighth grade. Researchers regularly interviewed parents regarding the child being diagnosed with the disorder. After taking confounding behavioral factors and access to...

2013-06-06 23:18:23

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “ADHD Therapeutics Market to 2018” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 The impending publication of the fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association´s (APA) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) may affect diagnosis rates of conditions such as Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), both in the US and worldwide. European countries are increasingly adopting the US diagnostic...

2013-05-24 23:28:14

ImpactADHD launches Parent Academy with Minimize Meltdowns, Essential Coaching for raising ADHD kids. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Award-winning parent coaching and training site debuts 6 e-learning courses. Nationally recognized, ImpactADHD´s six-part Parent Academy Mastery Series gives families real-world, proven coping strategies to deal with the challenges of raising ADHD kids head-on. Parenting kids with ADHD can be stressful, overwhelming, isolating and frustrating. It...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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