Kids with ADHD must squirm to learn, study says

Posted By on April 18, 2015

Excessive movement common among children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is actually vital to how they remember information and work out complex cognitive tasks, a new study shows. The findings show the longtime prevailing methods for helping children with ADHD may be misguided. [READ MORE HERE]

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Two drugs reduce teacher-rated anxiety, in addition to ADHD, aggression

Posted By on April 17, 2015

The addition of risperidone to parent training and a stimulant also improves teachers’ assessments of anxiety and social avoidance, new research shows. Improvement in teacher-rated anxiety and social withdrawal also contributed to improvements in parent-rated disruptive behavior. Children who showed reduced anxiety also showed less disruptive behavior. [READ MORE HERE]

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One-third of women with ADHD report being sexually abused during childhood

Posted By on April 17, 2015

Adults who have ADHD are much more likely to report they were sexually and physically abused before they turned 16 than their peers without ADHD, according to a new study from researchers at the… [READ MORE HERE]

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Exploring the ADHD-Autism link

Posted By on April 16, 2015

A licensed clinical psychologist is focusing on the ADHD-autism link to better understand why people with ADHD and autism may be more prone to substance abuse and, in the process, to develop more effective behavioral therapies. [READ MORE HERE]

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Balanced behavior with IRBIT

Posted By on April 15, 2015

Regulating hyperactivity and social interactionsHyperactivity and social abnormalities are defining characteristics of ADHD and autism, two developmental disorders that parents and scientists… [READ MORE HERE]

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