Medication remains the mainstay of pediatric ADHD treatment. But these efforts can be complemented by non-medication approaches, targeted at the major areas of functioning in a child's life.
The challenges of child ADHD and how important medications and support from family, school, and outside activities are to the child.
Girls with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)-combined type, who have deficits in both attention and hyperactivity-impulsivity, are more likely than girls with ADHD-inattentive type or other girls to develop eating pathologies as adolescents, according to a report in the February issue of the Journal of Abnormal Psychology.
The use of stimulant treatment in male children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) wasn't associated with an increased or decreased risk of later substance use disorder, according to research published online March 3 in the American Journal of Psychiatry.
A long-term study of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) found that the disorder?s long-term effects appear regardless of treatment...
ADHD is an equal-opportunity condition, affecting children from all walks of life. But what role, if any, does ethnicity have on the response to diagnosis and treatment?
Adolescents with ADHD are different from other patients. Impulsiveness and inattention pose bigger problems than hyperactivity, which can translate into lower medication adherence and growing behavioral problems. And adolescent girls tend to exhibit more problems than boys in the same age range.