Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Children with ADHD sleep both poorly and less - EurekAlert (press release)


Children with ADHD sleep both poorly and less
EurekAlert (press release)
A new study from Aarhus University has now documented that there is some truth to the claim by parents of children with ADHD that their children have more difficulty falling asleep and that they sleep more poorly than other children. Studies have shown ...

Are docs, parents too quick with ADHD drugs? - Kotatv


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Are docs, parents too quick with ADHD drugs?
Kotatv
NEW YORK (AP) - Health officials say too many preschoolers with ADHD still are being put on drugs right away, before behavior therapy is tried. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that three in four young kids who are diagnosed with ...

Kids With ADHD Do Better With Therapy First, Study Finds - NBCNews.com


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Kids With ADHD Do Better With Therapy First, Study Finds
NBCNews.com
Researchers at Florida International University found that kids with ADHD fared much better in their development when their first treatment is behavioral therapy rather than starting immediately on medication. The study published by the Journal of ...

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More Young Children with ADHD Could Benefit from Behavior Therapy - eNews Park Forest


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More Young Children with ADHD Could Benefit from Behavior Therapy
eNews Park Forest
Silver Spring, Maryland–(ENEWSPF)–May 3, 2016. More young children 2 to 5 years of age receiving care for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) could benefit from psychological services – including the recommended treatment of behavior ...

Children with ADHD may Benefit from Increased Water Consumption - Nature World News


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Children with ADHD may Benefit from Increased Water Consumption
Nature World News
"So my twist on dehydration and ADHD? You have to drink enough water. Because if dehydration makes it harder for a non-ADHD brain to do what it needs to do, the impact on the ADHD brain will likely be even worse," she wrote. In another study, Dr ...

CDC: Too Many ADHD Kids Get Drugs First - MedPage Today


CDC: Too Many ADHD Kids Get Drugs First
MedPage Today
Three-quarters of young children diagnosed with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are on drug therapies, despite recommendations that behavioral therapy should be the primary treatment in this age group, the CDC said in a new Vital Signs ...

CDC warns that Americans may be overmedicating young children with ADHD - Spartanburg Herald Journal


CDC warns that Americans may be overmedicating young children with ADHD
Spartanburg Herald Journal
The drugs of choice among most pediatricians, psychiatrists and others treating children with ADHD are stimulants like Adderall and Ritalin - which have earned an almost mythical reputation for their ability to help children do better in school, and ...