Tag Archive: attention–deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

May
06

ADHD treatment for young children

According to a new CDC Vital Signs report, about half of young children 2 to 5 years of age receiving care for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are not receiving psychological services, including the recommended treatment of behavior therapy. The report says that about 75% of young children being treated for ADHD received medicine, and only about …

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Oct
15

Stimulant medication for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Stimulant medication for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children with congenital heart disease (CHD) does not affect heart rate or blood pressure and can be safely administered in this patient population, suggests new research presented at the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 2015 Annual Meeting.

Apr
04

Training parents to engage in treatment of their children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Training parents to engage in treatment of their children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms improves the collaborative care model and the outcomes in all three key measures tested — hyperactivity/impulsivity, social skills, and oppositionality — suggests new research published online March 23 in Pediatrics.

Mar
25

Training parents to engage in treatment of their children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Training parents to engage in treatment of their children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms improves the collaborative care model and the outcomes in all three key measures tested — hyperactivity/impulsivity, social skills, and oppositionality — suggests new research published online March 23 in Pediatrics.

Mar
18

Adding an electroencephalography (EEG)-based biomarker to standard clinician judgement may improve the accuracy of the diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Adding an electroencephalography (EEG)-based biomarker to standard clinician judgement may improve the accuracy of the diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and reduce the likelihood of overdiagnosis, suggests new research published online in Brain and Behavior.

Feb
20

Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at lower risk of injury when they are on medication, especially brain injury, suggest new findings published online in JAMA Pediatrics.

Jan
10

Boys and girls with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Boys and girls with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) exhibit differences in brain structure that are consistent with observed differences in clinical presentation between the sexes, suggests a new imaging study published in the January issue of NeuroImage: Clinical.

Oct
19

New research shows that the likelihood that a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

New research shows that the likelihood that a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) will receive stimulant medication goes beyond their symptoms; low maternal education increases the odds while immigrant status decreases the odds that a child with ADHD will receive medication. The study was published in the October issue of the British Journal of Psychiatry.

Oct
02

Children with attention–deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Children with attention–deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) perform well below their counterparts who do not have ADHD on multiple functional domains as early as grade 2, reported a new study published online September 29 in Pediatrics. Study authors noted that children with ADHD between 6 and 8 years of age were eleven times more likely to meet …

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Sep
20

Moderate to vigorous aerobic exercise in the morning could possibly reduce the symptoms of attention–deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Moderate to vigorous aerobic exercise in the morning could possibly reduce the symptoms of attention–deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in young children at risk for the illness, suggests a new study published online in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.