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ADHD and ADD: Facts and Research Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World ADHD and ADD category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

ADHD and ADD: Facts and Research Publications

2018-03-30 : Kids with Autism and ADHD at Higher Risk for Anxiety : New study finds children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention-deficit - hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at higher risker for anxiety and mood disorders.

2018-03-27 : Young Children with ADHD Symptoms Have Reduced Brain Size : Findings from could help determine new ways to predict which children are most at risk for developing ADHD.

2017-11-14 : What Can Twitter Reveal About People with ADHD : Research shows Twitter can reveal quite a bit about what life is like for someone with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

2017-10-20 : Can Adults Develop ADHD? : New research reveals people are not likely to develop ADHD as an adult and false positive late onset ADHD cases are common.

2017-10-10 : School Year Relative Age Causing Bias in ADHD Diagnosis : Recent research reveals younger primary school children more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder than their older peers within the same school year.

2017-09-11 : Is ADHD Associated with Lack of Regular Circadian Sleep : New research theory proposes Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may be a problem associated with lack of regular circadian sleep.

2017-03-11 : Harnessing ADHD for Business Success Study : Study reveals important symptoms of ADHD had decisive impact on subjects decision to go into business and on their entrepreneurial approach.

2016-10-29 : Children with Autism Possibly Over-diagnosed with ADHD : Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia autism and ADHD experts say current measuring tools for ADHD may not work for children with autism spectrum disorders.

2016-07-27 : Guidance On Civil Rights of Students with ADHD - U.S. Department of Education : U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights guidance clarifying obligation of schools to provide students with ADHD equal educational opportunity under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

2016-06-03 : Children with ADHD - The Rules of the Game : Researchers publish paper that may help explain difficulties children with ADHD experience in adapting behaviour to given situations.

2016-05-18 : ADHD Can Emerge After Childhood : Study findings have important implications for understanding ADHD, as ADHD that onsets in adulthood could have different causes to childhood ADHD.

2016-04-02 : Attention Deficit Linked to Plasticizers in Medical Tubes : Children who are often hospitalized in intensive care units are more likely to have attention deficit disorders later.

2016-03-11 : ADHD or Immaturity? School Entry Age Study : New study reveals age of child at school entry may have an effect on ADHD diagnosis.

2016-03-02 : ADHD and Academic Expectations Link : Study identifies possible correlation between prevalence of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and increasing academic demands on young children.

2016-02-08 : Persistent ADHD - Overly Critical Parents : Children with ADHD whose parents regularly expressed high levels of criticism over time less likely to experience decline in symptoms.

2015-12-02 : Child ADHD Epidemic - Danger of Over-diagnosis : ADHD: What Everyone Needs to Know - by Stephen Hinshaw and Katherine Ellison.

2015-07-28 : Fidgeting and ADHD : Information regarding various types of fidgeting and ADHD.

2015-07-03 : ADHD: Prescription Stimulants & Medication Side Effects : Prescription stimulants of different dosages are often prescribed to people with ADHD to help with self-esteem, social and family interactions and thinking ability.

2014-11-14 : ADHD in Girls Often Misunderstood : Mothers of tween girls say they hesitated to speak to a doctor because they thought their daughters would outgrow their behavior.

2013-10-17 : New Study: How ADHD Medications Work : New study provides evidence that methylphenidate and atomoxetine for the treatment of ADHD improve brain activation but have differential effects on performance.

2013-03-06 : ADHD in Adulthood: Does It Get Better? : Stimulant medications used to treat ADHD in children is also effective in adults but adults tend not to be treated and may not be aware they have ADHD.

2012-09-30 : Maxi Mind Alternative Therapy Reverses Attention Deficits Without Medication : Maxi Mind therapy for ADHD is overturning the belief that learning disorders are lifelong conditions that can only be compensated but never cured.

2012-08-23 : Girls with ADHD More Likely to Self-injury or Suicide : As they enter adulthood girls with ADHD more prone to internalize struggles and feelings of failure that can manifest in self-injury and attempted suicide.

2012-04-26 : How Dietary Changes Can Help Children with ADHD : Report shows that there are potential benefits in changing the diets of children with ADHD.

2012-03-30 : Is ADHD Being Over-diagnosed : Researchers at RUB and University of Basel provide unprecedented reliable data that ADHD is being over-diagnosed in children.

2012-03-09 : Higher Doses of ADHD Drugs May Harm Learning : Study pinpoints effects of different doses of an ADHD drug and finds higher doses may actually harm learning ability.

2012-03-06 : Younger Children Over-diagnosed with ADHD : The youngest children in a classroom are much more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD and prescribed medication than their peers in the same grade.

2011-09-28 : Steady Rise in Prescribed Stimulant Use for ADHD : Prescribed use of stimulant medications to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHD is rising steadily.

2011-09-01 : Is School Support for ADHD Missing the Mark : Research shows inattention rather than hyperactivity is the most important indicator when it comes to finishing a high school education.

2011-06-15 : Food Coloring and ADHD : The FDA has no specific data on food coloring consumption for particular subgroups in the US including children.

2011-02-15 : Abnormal Hand Control May be Hint of ADHD Severity : Measurements of hand movement control may help determine the severity of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children.

2010-12-08 : Common Genetic Influences for ADHD and Reading Disability : Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and developmental reading disability (RD) are complex childhood disorders that frequently occur together.

2010-12-07 : Medicaid Funded ADHD Treatment for Children Misses Mark : Enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 expands Medicare benefits to scores of previously uninsured individuals.

2010-10-29 : CONCERTA Insight on Handwriting Performance and Attention in ADHD : New Data Analyses on CONCERTA Pediatric Treatment Include Insight on Handwriting Performance and Attention in ADHD.

2010-08-25 : Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Appears Beneficial for Adults with ADHD : Throughout treatment self-reported symptoms were also significantly more improved for cognitive behavioral therapy.

2010-08-17 : Nearly 1 million Children Potentially Misdiagnosed with ADHD : Nearly 1 million children in the United States are potentially misdiagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

2010-06-01 : ADHD Linked to Low Maternal Education, Lone Parents and Welfare Benefits : Study of more than a million children shows link between medication for ADHD and limited maternal education single parent families and welfare benefits.

2010-05-17 : Pesticide Exposure May Contribute to ADHD : Exposure to organophosphate pesticides associated with increased risk of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children.

2010-04-16 : ADHD Linked to Genetics and Psychology : ADHD may be caused by alterations in the serotonin neurotransmission system combined with a tendency to experience psychosocial distress.

2010-02-28 : Teaching Organizational Skills - ADHD : Information on organizational skills and using a day planner for persons with ADHD and students with attention issues or disorganization struggles.

2010-02-03 : Brain's Reward System Related to ADHD : In ADHD the degree of motivation carrying out an activity is related to immediacy with which the objectives of the activity are met.

2010-01-28 : Lead May be the Culprit in ADHD : New research suggests lead may be the cause of ADHD and explains the causal pathway from exposure to disability.

2010-01-27 : Differences in ADHD with and without Prenatal Alcohol Exposure : Neural processing differences in ADHD in individuals with and without prenatal alcohol exposure.

2010-01-11 : Brain Regions in ADHD Disconnect : This is the first time that we have direct evidence that this connectivity is missing in ADHD.

2009-11-23 : Exposure to Tobacco Smoke and Lead Raises Risk of ADHD : Children exposed prenatally to tobacco smoke and lead face a particularly high risk for ADHD.

2009-09-16 : Adult ADHD - Role of Genetic Factors : Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, ADHD, is one of the most common neuropsychiatric disorders of childhood.

2009-09-08 : How does ADHD Affect Childrens Lives when they Grow Up : Do kids with ADHD ever outgrow the condition How does ADHD impact their lives at school, home and work.

2009-05-01 : Study Links ADHD with Sleep Problems in Adolescents : Adolescents with a childhood diagnosis of ADHD are more likely to have current and lifetime sleep problems and disorders.

2009-03-23 : Buying Toys for Children with Autism or Disabilities : Things to consider when buying toys for your child with a disability or autism.

2009-03-19 : Heightened Level of Amygdala Activity May Cause Social Deficits in Autism : Increased pattern of brain activity in the amygdalas of adults with autism that may be linked to the social deficits.

2009-03-17 : Brain Abnormality Found in Boys with ADHD : Researchers have found an abnormality in the brains of adolescent boys with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

2009-02-04 : Special Education IEP Cheat Sheet : List of important items that need to be discussed at your childs special education IEP meeting.

2009-01-01 : Is My Child Active or Could it be ADHD : Signs to look for to tell if your child may have ADHD symptoms including difficulty following instructions and in organizing tasks.

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