ADHD

Younger children in school year are more commonly diagnosed with ADHD than their older classmates, says new study
June 7, 2024
New research has found that teachers may be attributing signs of age-related immaturity in children, to conditions such as Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The results of the study showed that the youngest students in a class, with birth dates j...
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Younger children in school year are more commonly diagnosed with ADHD than their older classmates, says new study
June 6, 2024
New research has found that teachers may be attributing signs of age-related immaturity in children, to conditions such as Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The results of the study showed that the youngest students in a class, with birth dates just b...
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Study links household chaos with sleep quality among teens with ADHD symptoms
June 3, 2024
A new study found that household chaos and sleep hygiene are important factors in the relationship between sleep quality and ADHD symptoms in teens.Powered by WPeMatico...
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Approximately one in nine U.S. children diagnosed with ADHD, as new national study highlights an ‘ever-expanding’ public health concern
May 24, 2024
An exploration into the national U.S. dataset on children ever diagnosed with ADHD has revealed an 'ongoing and ever-expanding' public health issue.Powered by WPeMatico...
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One in two children with ADHD experience emotional problems
May 24, 2024
Scientists have shown that problems regulating emotions -- which can manifest as depression, anxiety and explosive outbursts -- may be a core symptom of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).Powered by ...
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How to Adult: 6 Rules for Embracing Independence with ADHD
May 22, 2024
The safety and comfort of your childhood home is behind you. That’s exciting, and maybe even scary, as you chart your own course in emerging adulthood.
One of the greatest gifts, and challenges, of this life stage is the freedom to explore and choose — in personal and professional...
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Legislation, Associations Demand Action on ADHD Medication Shortage
May 22, 2024

The ongoing shortages of generic ADHD medications and chemotherapy drugs are addressed in new draft legislative proposal released on May 3 by Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and Chair Ron Wyden (D-Oregon), who said the proposed legislation would “tear d...
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The Mind’s Master Key
May 21, 2024
Psychedelics are changing minds — literally and figuratively.
When administered at carefully selected dosages in clinical settings, and combined with therapy before and after treatment, psychedelics have been found to provide rapid relief from some of the most painful and difficult...
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How to Dodge Social Isolation in Retirement
May 17, 2024
Loneliness is a real and painful risk as we get older. We lose a spouse, miss our far-away children and grandchildren, and lose touch with friends who have moved away or slipped into poor health.
Being an older adult with ADHD is a double whammy. In addition to older-age loneliness, w...
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“How I Learned to Quiet My ADHD Ruminations”
May 16, 2024
It’s sunny outside. That means it’s a great day for my signature 5-Mile Rumination Walk.
I pack my things into my mini backpack and out the door I go. This is the beginning of a 4.75-mile rumination out in beautiful nature, with a quarter mile at the end reserved for noticing and ...
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