Developmental/Behavioral Disorders

Role of relative immaturity in school and ADHD medication use

September 28, 2020

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is marked by age-inappropriate levels of inattention and activity. A report from Finland examines how relative immaturity in the first years of school could increase the risk of ADHD medication use.

Utilizing the Pediatric Symptom Checklist

September 10, 2020

A good approach to knowing when a child needs referral for mental health evaluation, the Pediatric Symptom Checklist has evolved over the years to better screen children.

Impact of certain chemicals in plastics on producing ADHD-like behavior

September 02, 2020

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals are nearly ubiquitous in day-to-day life. Could they be linked to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder-like (ADHD) behavior?