Latest Childhood psychiatric disorders Stories

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....

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...

2013-07-23 23:28:38

Pediatric chiropractor Dr. Zev Mellman addresses higher levels of ADHD diagnosis among children in Florida compared to many other states on his new website. Dr. Mellman has been certified in Dr. Edward Hallowell, M.D.’s “SHINE protocol for Doctors” that focuses on identifying and treating adults and children with ADHD. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 For someone diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or who has a child with ADHD, Dr. Zev Mellman’s Florida...

Breastfeeding May Protect Against ADHD
2013-07-23 09:03:56

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Breastfeeding is widely accepted as having a positive impact on development and providing infants protection against disease. Surprisingly, a new study released from Tel Aviv University has linked breastfeeding with a lower risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), which is the most commonly diagnosed neurobehavioral disorder in children and teens. Dr. Aviva Mimouni-Bloch, along with a team of researchers, sought to...

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