Archive for the ‘ADHD/ADD’ Category

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

    Can ADHD Drugs Actually Hurt Kids’ Academic Performance?

    Jan 25, 15 • 1418 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...

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

    ADHD And Autistic Traits Linked To Substance Abuse In Study

    Sep 12, 14 • 1550 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 • 1476 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 • 1553 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 • 2224 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...

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

    Diet And ADHD: A Hidden Cause?

    Dec 9, 13 • 1886 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 • 2447 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...

  • Teens With ADHD At Higher Risk For Abusing Substances | Teens Drug Use

    Teens With ADHD Face Higher Risk For Abusing Substances

    Oct 23, 13 • 1900 Views • ADHD/ADDComments Off on Teens With ADHD Face Higher Risk For Abusing Substances

    Parents of teenagers with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) will be interested in the results of a new report that was published in the professional journal of child and adolescent psychiatrists.  The report says that teens with ADHD are more...

  • ADHD Medication Does Not Predict Future Addiction, Study Finds, But Having ADHD May

    Aug 13, 13 • 1883 Views • ADHD/ADDComments Off on ADHD Medication Does Not Predict Future Addiction, Study Finds, But Having ADHD May

    ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is a behavioral disorder most often diagnosed in children. It is chronic and persists into adulthood, although the symptoms often decrease with age. Symptoms of the disorder include a lack of focus,...