Biological, behavioral improvements follow parenting classes. Cutting back on yelling, criticism and other harsh parenting approaches, including physical punishment, has the power to calm children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a new study.
Discovery could help explain links between maternal allergies and ADHD, autism. A new study in rats could begin to explain why allergies during pregnancy are linked to higher risks for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism in children.
In a Twitter-based study, Penn researchers found that people with ADHD tended to post messages related to lack of focus, self-regulation, intention and failure, as well as expressions of mental, physical and emotional exhaustion. They often used words like those in the word cloud above more frequently than the control group and often posted during hours of the day when the majority of people sleep, from midnight to 6 a.m.
Adults likely do not develop ADHD, according to new research by FIU clinical psychologist Margaret Sibley. More than 80 percent of people diagnosed with adult-onset ADHD probably don’t have ADHD at all. Those who actually have the disorder likely had it as children but were undiagnosed.
As Europe attempts to draw up the list of molecules that disrupt the action of thyroid hormones essential to brain development, a useful first measure would be to ensure pregnant and nursing women get enough iodine.