Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Influence of Psychostimulants on BMI and Height in Youth With ADHD - Psychiatry Advisor


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Influence of Psychostimulants on BMI and Height in Youth With ADHD
Psychiatry Advisor
Among youth with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), declines in body mass index standard deviation score (BMI-sds) and height-sds were observed after 18 months of psychostimulant treatment, according to research published in the Journal ...

Why Scorpios and Sagittarius Get More ADHD Diagnoses - ADDitude


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Why Scorpios and Sagittarius Get More ADHD Diagnoses
ADDitude
Studies reveal the youngest children in each grade are 1.5 to 2 times more likely to be treated for attention-related disorders such as attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) than are their relatively older classmates. This may sound shocking at ...

The Creative Mom's Guide to Hands-On Summer Learning - ADDitude


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The Creative Mom's Guide to Hands-On Summer Learning
ADDitude
The summer slide is real — and real hard on kids with attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) and learning disabilities, who work diligently and tirelessly for each and every academic gain they make. The last thing anyone wants is to waste three ...

Exercise can foster brain health for kids with autism and ADHD: Study - CANOE


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Exercise can foster brain health for kids with autism and ADHD: Study
CANOE
TORONTO — A new report says kids with autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and other brain-based conditions could stand the most to gain from boosting physical activity. For the first time, ParticipAction's annual report card on physical ...
Physical activity boosts kids' brain health, new report finds - but Canadian kids are still not moving enoughCanada NewsWire (press release)

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Stressful Events in Childhood Associated with ADHD, Study Finds - ADDitude


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Stressful Events in Childhood Associated with ADHD, Study Finds
ADDitude
The children's parents completed the Child Behavior Checklist to capture the severity of their ADHD symptoms. The scientists captured images of each child's brain using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, then examined the differences in brain ...

Nieman: Treating ADHD without the use of drugs - Calgary Herald


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Nieman: Treating ADHD without the use of drugs
Calgary Herald
Many options other than the use of pharmaceutical products exist for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). By far, the most common medications used are psychostimulants. Alternative medications are so-called non-stimulant ...

“Where Are All the ADHD Role Models?” - ADDitude


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“Where Are All the ADHD Role Models?”
ADDitude
ADHD is embarrassing. And misunderstood. And hidden from view, for the most part. Famous people with ADHD rarely talk about it, so it's up to us to wave our diagnosis high in the air — not as an excuse, but as a banner. Hey, we're here. We have ADHD.