|MRI shows brain differences among ADHD patients|
Added: 22.11.2017 9:31 | 0 views | 0 comments
Information from brain MRIs can help identify people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and distinguish among subtypes of the condition, according to a new study.
|What can Twitter reveal about people with ADHD?|
Added: 13.11.2017 11:10 | 9 views | 0 comments
People with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder tend to tweet using words like 'hate' or 'disappointed,' messages related to lack of focus, self-regulation, intention and failure and expressions of mental, physical and emotional exhaustion, according to recent research. Better understanding this condition can help clinicians more effectively treat patients.
|Brain imaging reveals ADHD as a collection of different disorders|
Added: 07.11.2017 14:08 | 2 views | 0 comments
Researchers have found that patients with different types of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have impairments in unique brain systems, indicating that there may not be a one-size-fits-all explanation for the cause of the disorder. Based on performance on behavioral tests, adolescents with ADHD fit into one of three subgroups, where each group demonstrated distinct impairments in the brain with no common abnormalities between them.
|Keeping harsh punishment in check helps kids with ADHD, study finds|
Added: 07.11.2017 11:30 | 2 views | 0 comments
Cutting back on yelling, criticism and other harsh parenting approaches, including physical punishment, has the power to calm children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a new study.
|Many prescription drug users not aware of driving-related risks|
Added: 01.11.2017 9:20 | 2 views | 0 comments
A large portion of patients taking prescription drugs that could affect driving may not be aware they could potentially be driving impaired, according to new research.
|The Infuriating Reason Doctors Are Afraid To Get Mental Health Help|
Added: 11.10.2017 12:34 | 3 views | 0 comments
There are steps we can take to curb doctors' high suicide rates.
|Two Mothers Open Up About What Happens When Kids With Autism Grow Up|
Added: 10.10.2017 15:46 | 4 views | 0 comments
Moms from Los Angeles and small-town Indiana share their parenting journeys.
|Children with ADHD Likely to Have Touch-Processing Abnormalities|
Added: 10.10.2017 14:24 | 4 views | 0 comments
Children with attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) are likely to also have trouble with touch (tactile) processing. A new study finds that children with ADHD fare worse on several tests of tactile functioning, including reaction time and detecting a weak stimulus on the skin (detection threshold).
|School year 'relative age' causing bias in ADHD diagnosis, says research|
Added: 09.10.2017 19:15 | 4 views | 0 comments
Younger primary school children are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than their older peers within the same school year, new research has shown.
|Program for parents improves ADHD behaviors in young children|
Added: 04.10.2017 17:28 | 4 views | 0 comments
Effective early intervention is crucial for young children with ADHD, due to the unfavorable short-term and long-term outcomes associated with the disorder.
|Online parent training helps young kids with ADHD|
Added: 03.10.2017 12:51 | 37 views | 0 comments
Researchers have discovered that brief online or in-person behavioral therapy for parents is equally effective in improving children's behavior and parental knowledge -- a potential game changer for parents strapped for time and access.
|ADHD kids can be still, if they're not straining their brains|
Added: 18.09.2017 22:22 | 7 views | 0 comments
Lack of motivation or boredom with school isn't to blame for squirming by children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Symptoms such as fidgeting, foot-tapping and chair-swiveling are triggered by cognitively demanding tasks - like school and homework. But movies and video games don't typically require brain strain, so the excessive movement doesn't manifest.
|Eye movements reveal temporal expectation deficits in ADHD|
Added: 12.09.2017 9:31 | 6 views | 0 comments
A technique that measures tiny movements of the eyes may help scientists better understand and perhaps eventually improve assessment of ADHD, according to research.
|5 People On What It's Really Like To Live With An Invisible Illness|
Added: 07.09.2017 17:05 | 6 views | 0 comments
"I always worry that I’ll be defined by something that most people don’t even fully understand."
|Pet Therapy For Mental Health: Four-Legged Volunteers Are Helping Patients|
Added: 07.09.2017 13:27 | 6 views | 0 comments
By Beth L. Murphy, MD, PhD In my work at McLean Hospital, I am surrounded by psychologists, psychiatrists, and other mental
|Common cerebral white matter abnormalities found in children with autistic traits|
Added: 06.09.2017 13:56 | 5 views | 0 comments
White matter structural changes in children correspond to severity of autistic traits, a brain imaging study shows.
|What It's Like To Support A Sibling With A Mental Illness|
Added: 06.09.2017 5:46 | 38 views | 0 comments
Experts explain how you can best take care of the person you love -- and take care of yourself along the way.
|Is ADHD really a sleep problem?|
Added: 04.09.2017 9:34 | 39 views | 0 comments
Around 75 percent of children and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) also have sleep problems, but until now these have been thought to be separate issues. Now a in a pulling together of the latest research, Scientists are proposing of a new theory which says that much of ADHD may in fact be a problem associated with lack of regular circadian sleep.
|ADHD and sleeplessness: A critical link?|
Added: 03.09.2017 3:00 | 39 views | 0 comments
Many individuals with ADHD have sleep-related disorders. Researchers investigate the link and hypothesize that the relationship may even be causal.
|Inattentive kids show worse grades in later life|
Added: 29.08.2017 9:50 | 39 views | 0 comments
Researchers found that inattentiveness in childhood was linked to worse academic performance up to 10 years later in children with and without ADHD, even when they accounted for the children's intellectual ability. The results highlight the long-term effects that childhood inattention can have on academic performance, and suggest that parents and teachers should address inattentiveness in childhood.