Teenagers with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or parent-reported “trouble staying focused” are poorer drivers and make more driving errors than their peers during the teenagers’ learning permit period according to recent survey data.
A new study reveals that mothers who are aged younger than 20 years when their first child is born were more likely to have a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and researchers suggest maternal age and other genetic factors may be the cause.
When considering a diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), it's important for the clinician to keep an eye out for symptoms of hyperactivity. Here are 6 key symptoms to aid in diagnosis.
Children with ADHD often face other psychological or behavioral issues, and a new update to the clinical practice guidelines for the condition address how to manage them.
For years, researchers have raised concerns about acetaminophen use during pregnancy, now a new study that used cord blood to measure acetaminophen levels at birth links the commonly used medication to later ADHD and autism diagnoses.
Girls with ADHD are six times more likely to be teen moms, according a new report.
When considering a diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), here are 9 symptoms of inattention to remember.
When determining whether a diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the correct diagnosis, here are 5 important criteria to consider.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may affect a significant number of children in a pediatric practice. This article reviews diagnostic criteria, comorbidities, and complications of ADHD as well as pitfalls that confront the treating pediatrician.
Maternal smoking has been linked to later development of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in offspring in many studies, but a recent report shows that heavier smoking increases the risks even more.