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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Association among childhood ADHD, sex and obesity

New research shows that there is an association between obesity development during adulthood and childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Mar 22

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Health / Illness / ...

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School entry age may impact risk of ADHD diagnosis

The age at which a child starts school may influence their likelihood of being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, suggests a new study.

Mar 12

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Link between ADHD, vision impairment in children

A new study from researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham recently published in Optometry and Vision Science shows a relationship between ADHD and vision impairments in children.

Mar 2

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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One third of children with ADHD diagnosed before age of 6

A new report examining the diagnostic experiences of children in the US diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder has revealed that one third of children with the condition are diagnosed before the age of 6.

Sep 7

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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New Video game undergoing FDA Trial as potential treatment for ADHD ...

While most start-ups have opted to market and sell their mobile weight loss games and diabetes trackers directly to consumers, Akili has decided to pursue the long, expensive, risky path of clinical trials through the Food and Drug Administration. ...

Apr 15

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

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ADHD plus childhood trauma heightens risk for self-harm, suicide

Young women with ADHD who have been exposed to abuse, neglect or other traumas in childhood and adolescence are at greater risk for self-injury, eating disorders and suicide than those with ADHD who were not mistreated in early youth, according to ...

Mar 4

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

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To help Children with ADHD improve academic performance, combine ...

Aca­d­e­mic prob­lems are extremely com­mon in chil­dren with ADHD and often the issue that leads to refer­ral for an ADHD eval­u­a­tion. Unfor­tu­nately, the sig­nif­i­cant aca­d­e­mic strug­gles that many chil­dren with ADHD ...

Jan 28

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Study: Can self-monitoring help promote academic success, and reduce ...

Col­lege stu­dents with ADHD are more likely to drop out than other stu­dents, have lower grade point aver­ages, and endorse more aca­d­e­mic dif­fi­cul­ties over­all. Approx­i­mately 25% of col­lege stu­dents with ADHD receive ...

Jan 13

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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The Creative Gifts of ADHD

In his 2004 book "Creativity is Forever", Gary Davis reviewed the creativity literature from 1961 to 2003 and identified 22 reoccurring personality traits of creative people. This included 16 "positive" traits (e.g., independent, risk-taking, high ...

Nov 24

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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ADHD drugs 'do not stunt children's growth,' say AAP

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood, often lasting into adulthood. Though it is commonly treated with a "stimulant" medication, there have been concerns that such drugs could ...

Sep 2

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

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