Posts Tagged ‘ADHD’

  • Can ADHD Drugs Hurt Kids’ Academic Performance - TeenDrugRehabs.com

    Can ADHD Drugs Actually Hurt Kids’ Academic Performance?

    Jan 25, 15 • 1221 Views • ADHD/ADDComments Off on Can ADHD Drugs Actually Hurt Kids’ Academic Performance?

    New research finds that the purported ability of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drugs to improve academic performance in children has been greatly exaggerated. In fact, the study authors say the drugs may be having a negative effect on the...

  • Children Of Older Fathers Risk Mental Health Disorders - TeenDrugRehabs

    Why Do Children Of Older Fathers Face Increased Risk For Mental Health Disorders?

    Sep 15, 14 • 1331 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Why Do Children Of Older Fathers Face Increased Risk For Mental Health Disorders?

    Women have long referred to their ticking biological clock, but men should also be paying attention to Father Time when it comes to fathering. Children whose father was older when they were conceived face some higher...

  • ADHD, Autistic Traits Linked To Substance Abuse - TeenDrugRehabs.com

    ADHD And Autistic Traits Linked To Substance Abuse In Study

    Sep 12, 14 • 1340 Views • ADHD/ADDComments Off on ADHD And Autistic Traits Linked To Substance Abuse In Study

    A study investigating the relationship between ADHD and autism symptoms and substance abuse has revealed that those with traits for autistic spectrum disorder who start to drink are...

  • Why Do Youth Prescription Rates For ADHD Medication Keeps Escalating

    Why Do Youth Prescription Rates For ADHD Medication Keeps Escalating?

    Apr 28, 14 • 1298 Views • ADHD/ADDComments Off on Why Do Youth Prescription Rates For ADHD Medication Keeps Escalating?

    Over the years, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has become a more commonly diagnosed mental illness in children. Opinions have differed over the decades about proper treatment of the illness in children and the amount and types of medication...

  • Is There Potential For Treating ADHD With Diet | Teen ADHD Treatment

    Is There Potential For Treating ADHD With Diet?

    Feb 26, 14 • 1362 Views • ADHD/ADDComments Off on Is There Potential For Treating ADHD With Diet?

    ADHD, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, is a troubling developmental disorder for many reasons; one reason is that diagnosed cases of it seem to be on the rise. Nearly...

  • Is There A Connection Between ADHD And Autism In Children

    Is There A Connection Between ADHD And Autism In Children?

    Feb 5, 14 • 1985 Views • ADHD/ADDComments Off on Is There A Connection Between ADHD And Autism In Children?

    Autism spectrum disorder (autism) and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are two well-known mental health conditions that begin in childhood and continue to have an impact in later life. At one point, mental health professionals generally viewed...

  • What Are The Connections Between Tourette’s Disorder And ADHD

    What Are The Connections Between Tourette’s Disorder And ADHD?

    Jan 9, 14 • 1537 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on What Are The Connections Between Tourette’s Disorder And ADHD?

    Tourette’s disorder (Tourette’s syndrome) is a physical and mental health condition characterized by the presence of involuntary sound production and involuntary body movement. Roughly 90 percent of all people affected by this disorder also have some...

  • Tips To Help Your Child With Bipolar Disorder Succeed In School

    Tips To Help Your Child With Bipolar Disorder Succeed In School

    Jan 1, 14 • 1896 Views • For the Parents, Mental HealthComments Off on Tips To Help Your Child With Bipolar Disorder Succeed In School

    It is coming to light that many of the children we thought had attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) actually are experiencing an early start with bipolar disorder. The two conditions can be hard to differentiate in beginning stages because they...

  • Diet, Food Effecting ADHD | ADHD Causes | ADHD Symptoms

    Diet And ADHD: A Hidden Cause?

    Dec 9, 13 • 1667 Views • ADHD/ADDComments Off on Diet And ADHD: A Hidden Cause?

    Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is a behavioral brain disorder that affects over five million children and teens in the United States. Diagnoses of the disorder have been on the rise and ADHD is now the most diagnosed disorder in kids and...

  • Why Girls With ADHD At Increased Risk For Binge/Purge Eating Disorders

    Why Are Girls With ADHD At Increased Risk For Binge/Purge Eating Disorders?

    Nov 18, 13 • 2193 Views • ADHD/ADD, Eating DisordersComments Off on Why Are Girls With ADHD At Increased Risk For Binge/Purge Eating Disorders?

    Living with an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis is tough enough on its own. The condition makes it hard for kids to succeed in school, interact well socially and often leads to friction with authority figures like teachers and...