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Rate of ADHD Diagnoses in Preschoolers Stabilizing

Rate of ADHD Diagnoses in Preschoolers Stabilizing

AAP treatment guidelines from 2011 appear to have contributed to the stabilization.

Rare Genetic Mutations Found in Up to 25% of Children With ADHD

Rare Genetic Mutations Found in Up to 25% of Children With ADHD

The mutation-positive cohort was more likely to have issues with disruptive behaviors, anger control, and inappropriate movements compared with the mutation-negative cohort.

ADHD Medications and Bone Density

ADHD Medications and Bone Density

Children and teens who used stimulants for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder had lower bone mineral content and bone density than nonusers.

Patterns and Strength of Familial Aggregation of ADHD

Patterns and Strength of Familial Aggregation of ADHD

Investigators used decomposition methods to examine the relative importance of genetic and environmental components to the burden of ADHD.

Childhood ADHD and Adulthood Alcohol Problems: The Role of Emotional Impulsivity

Childhood ADHD and Adulthood Alcohol Problems: The Role of Emotional Impulsivity

These findings are important, as CDC rank alcohol-attributable mortality as the third leading cause of preventable death in the United States.

Parent- and Peer-Mediated Intervention Improves Social Play Skills of Children With ADHD

Parent- and Peer-Mediated Intervention Improves Social Play Skills of Children With ADHD

Investigators developed a test [The Test of Playfulness (ToP)] in order to examine children's play skills in peer-to-peer play interactions.

ADHD Symptoms in Adulthood Vary Based on Work Environment

ADHD Symptoms in Adulthood Vary Based on Work Environment

While there is no cure for ADHD, currently available treatments such as medication, psychotherapy, education, or training can help reduce symptoms and improve functioning.

Children With ADHD May Adapt More Poorly To Changes In Positive Reinforcement Patterns

Children With ADHD May Adapt More Poorly To Changes In Positive Reinforcement Patterns

Children with ADHD may adapt more poorly to changing positive reinforcements compared with typically developing children.

ADHD Can Emerge in Young Adulthood

ADHD Can Emerge in Young Adulthood

For some people, symptoms of ADHD do not emerge until after childhood.

Children With Vision Problems More Likely to be Diagnosed With ADHD

Children With Vision Problems More Likely to be Diagnosed With ADHD

Children with uncorrectable vision problems are almost twice as likely to receive a diagnosis of ADHD.

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