For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara explains key findings from a study published in the Journal of Attention Disorders. The study looked at whether there was a correlation between ADHD and frustration tolerance in children.
Children with ADHD are more likely than their peers to consume less water, exercise less, and spend more time staring at screens—all behaviors that may be negatively affecting their ADHD symptoms, according to a new report.
Two recent studies fail to demonstrate conclusively whether the testing effect can benefit students with ADHD, but both acknowledge the need for more research about teaching strategies for learners with ADHD.
Almost 40% of children and adolescents taking ADHD medications were found to be suffering from bone loss, according to a new report, but researchers are cautioning against changing clinical practices based on these early findings.
What has traditionally been a condition most prevalent among school-aged, white males is increasing among all demographic groups, including females, according to a new report.
Children who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) during their toddler years may be able lose the designation as they grow up but will continue to have certain ongoing behavioral and special education needs, according to a new study.
Fewer than half of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were receiving behavior therapy just before the American Academy of Pediatrics released clinical practice guidelines in 2011, according to the first national study of behavior therapy, medication, and dietary supplements to treat ADHD in children aged 4 to 17 years.
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder affects 7.2% of children worldwide, a new meta-analysis estimates.
Many pediatricians fail to provide diagnosis and treatment that meet American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a recent study reports.
Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are more likely than their peers to develop problems with substance abuse, the American Academy of Pediatrics says in a new clinical report that outlines strategies for reducing the risk.