The Link between ADHD and Parkinsons’

A new study has found that adults with an ADHD diagnosis and those currently on psychostimulant medication have a higher risk of developing Parkinson’s-like disorders.

Sep 17

Categories: Adult ADHD, Adult psychological development, Attention Deficit ...

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Parents’ health conditions are related to ADHD in children

Parents who smoke and diagnosed with depression are linked to the probability of their child having attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Aug 31

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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The future for boys with ADHD

This article talks about how ADHD affects boys and their future performances in school, work and ability to fit into society

Aug 17

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Attention Deficit ...

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Camping Together Is Good For Families With ADHD

Research has shown that going camping has benefits when it comes to ADHD. The time spent in nature has been shown to help soothe some ADHD symptoms, and the time spent with family helps to strengthen relationships that can be stressed by symptoms.

Jun 19

Categories: Adult ADHD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Younger Aged Children With Symptoms of ADHD Have Reduced Brain Size

Children as young as four years old with symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) showed reduced brain volumes in regions essential for behavioral control, according to a new study.

May 26

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Child and/or ...

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Kids With Autism

A new study finds that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at higher risker for anxiety and mood disorders.

Apr 2

Categories: Anxiety, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism ...

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Athletes with ADHD

Study finds that athletes with ADHD are more likely to choose team sports, and this could result in a higher risk of injury

Nov 20

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Sports Psychology

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A Positive Correlation between ADHD and Autism

New research finds a relationship between ADHD and ASD traits and behavior. 334 participants were taken from a healthy adult population and self-report measures were used assess the respondents.

Nov 17

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism spectrum ...

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Extended Use of ADHD Medications May Suppress Adult Height

A follow-up study shows that using pharmaceuticals to treat ADHD for a prolonged period of time may cause a suppression of adult height, without actually reducing the severity of ADHD symptoms.

Mar 14

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Children with autism may be over-diagnosed with ADHD

Current measuring tools for ADHD may not work for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Pediatric researchers report that children with ASD may mistakenly be diagnosed with ADHD because they have autism-related social impairments rather than ...

Dec 29

Categories: Adult ADHD, Asperger's Syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity ...

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ADHD: Myths vs. Facts

Despite overwhelming scientific evidence endorsed by the most prestigious medical organizations in the world, there is still a multitude of inaccurate information circulating about Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), leading to ...

Oct 19

Categories: Adult ADHD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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The Influence of Diet on ADHD

For years, clinicians have suspected that diet may affect ADHD symptoms, and in recent years, research has suggested a potential impact of various aspects of diet on ADHD. This research includes examining the use of elimination diets, as well as ...

Oct 3

Categories: Adult psychological development, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity ...

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I am not naughty, I have...

ADHD is a neurobiological condition that affects one's academic learning and social behavioural development in varying degrees of severity. About 5 to 8 per cent of children and young people, and 2 to 3 per cent of adults have it. Increased ...

Jul 18

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Low attention control in early adolescence is a genetic risk factor ...

University of Texas at Arlington researchers have found that low attention control in early adolescence is related to a genetic risk factor for four different anxiety disorders. Young teens who suffer from anxiety are also more vulnerable to ...

Jun 21

Categories: Anxiety, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Child ...

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ADHD due to high academic expectations?

A possible correlation between the prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and increasing academic demands on young children has been identified by researchers.

Mar 22

Categories: Academic Issues, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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