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Recognizing ADHD in Girls

Recognizing ADHD in Girls

She simply couldn’t maintain focus, she says. “I would describe myself as a daydreamer. But if you asked me at that age, ‘Carly, are you daydreaming?’ I would say, ‘Of course I’m not. I want to pay attention. I want to learn.’” Other signs cropped up, too. “I also …

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Report Reveals Link Between Poverty, ADHD

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By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and other learning disabilities are more common in families locked into a cycle of poverty, a new U.S. government report suggests. Nearly 19% of children living in families below the federal poverty …

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Use of Tylenol in Pregnancy Tied to Higher ADHD Risk in Child

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By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Expectant mothers suffering from fever or headache may face a new dilemma when they open the medicine cabinet. Pregnant women who take acetaminophen — best known under the brand name Tylenol — might be more likely to have a …

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Kids With ADHD May Benefit From ‘Brain Wave’ Training in School: Study

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By Mary Brophy MarcusHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) — New research suggests that children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may benefit from getting a type of training during school hours that monitors their brain waves to help improve attention. The study involved 104 elementary school children with ADHD …

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Hand Movements May Offer ADHD Hints

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Problems With Motor Control May Reveal ADHD Severity in Children, Researchers Say By Jennifer Warner WebMD Health News Reviewed By Laura J. Martin, MD Feb. 14, 2011 — Two studies measuring children’s ability to control impulsive hand movements may reveal clues about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children. …

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Imaging Study Confirms Brain Differences in People With ADHD

News Picture: Imaging Study Confirms Brain Differences in People With ADHD

Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Researchers who pinpointed brain differences in people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) say their findings show the condition should be considered a brain disorder. The international study — the largest of its kind — included more than 1,700 …

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No Link Seen Between Oxytocin-Assisted Labor and ADHD

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By Tara HaelleHealthDay Reporter M0NDAY, Feb. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Mothers who get an extra boost during labor with the medication oxytocin don’t face a higher risk of having a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study says. If a woman giving birth stops progressing during labor, she …

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The Marketing of Stimulants for Children With A.D.H.D.

The Marketing of Stimulants for Children With A.D.H.D.

“We’ve seen over a doubling in the use of stimulant-type medications over the past decade,” said Brian Piper, an assistant professor of neuroscience at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, who was first author on a 2018 study of trends in the use of stimulants in the United States. “How much …

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