The co-occurrence of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children – what do we know?

2021-05-16T06:35:47+00:00

By Yael Leitner Symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) often co-occur. The DSM-IV had specified that an ASD diagnosis is an exclusion criterion for ADHD, thereby limiting research of this common clinical co-occurrence. As neurodevelopmental disorders, both ASD and ADHD share some phenotypic similarities, but are characterized by [...]

The co-occurrence of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children – what do we know?2021-05-16T06:35:47+00:00

Does Neurofeedback Work for ADHD?

2017-10-04T05:20:12+00:00

Barbara Geller, MD reviewing Cortese S et al. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2016 Apr 1. A meta-analysis shows no significant effects in studies using blinded raters or in those with sham or active control treatments. Evidence for efficacy of electroencephalographic neurofeedback training for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is controversial. To address this issue, [...]

Does Neurofeedback Work for ADHD?2017-10-04T05:20:12+00:00

The effect of ADHD on the life of an individual, their family, and community from preschool to adult life

2021-05-16T06:35:48+00:00

By V A Harpin Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic, debilitating disorder which may impact upon many aspects of an individual’s life, including academic difficulties, social skills problems, and strained parent-child relationships.  Whereas it was previously thought that children eventually outgrow ADHD, recent studies suggest that 30–60% of affected individuals continue to show significant symptoms of the disorder into adulthood. Children with the disorder are at greater risk for longer term negative [...]

The effect of ADHD on the life of an individual, their family, and community from preschool to adult life2021-05-16T06:35:48+00:00

ADHD Rates Rise Around Globe, but Sympathy Often Lags – The New York Times

2021-05-16T06:35:49+00:00

By KATHERINE ELLISON NOVEMBER 9, 2015 11:58 AM Last year, Sinan Sonmezler of Istanbul refused to keep going to school. His eighth-grade classmates called him “weird” and “stupid,” and his teachers rebuked him for his tendency to stare out the window during class. The school director told his parents he was “lazy.” Sinan has attention-deficit hyperactivity [...]

ADHD Rates Rise Around Globe, but Sympathy Often Lags – The New York Times2021-05-16T06:35:49+00:00

Self Diagnosed ADHD After Watching This

2017-10-04T05:22:20+00:00

My Daughter self diagnosed herself correctly as having ADHD after watching this video. It gives great insight into what some day to day frustrations can be for someone with ADHD.

Self Diagnosed ADHD After Watching This2017-10-04T05:22:20+00:00
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