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CDC Issues Treatment Plan for ADHD Kids - Patch.com

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CDC Issues Treatment Plan for ADHD Kids
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Medicating ADHD children with Ritalin, Adderall and other powerful drugs is often the first and only treatment they receive. But the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) emphasized this week that behavior therapy should be the first step ...
Are Canadians overmedicating children with ADHD?Toronto Star
New CDC Report Emphasizes Importance of Behavior Therapy for ADHDADDitude (blog)
CDC warns that Americans may be overmedicating young children with ADHDWalla Walla Union-Bulletin

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Therapy Too Often Takes Back Seat to Drugs for ADHD-Diagnosed Preschoolers, Says CDC - AllGov

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Therapy Too Often Takes Back Seat to Drugs for ADHD-Diagnosed Preschoolers, Says CDC
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NEW YORK (AP) — Too many preschoolers with ADHD still are being put on drugs right away, before behavior therapy is tried, health officials say. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday that three in four young kids diagnosed ...

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After a breakup, your child's safety comes first - Toronto Star

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After a breakup, your child's safety comes first
Toronto Star
However, I've just had a baby, so it'd be six children (including the boy who's a handful). I said it's too much for me this year. Now he's refusing to have his daughters visit, saying I'm mean spirited. His children live with their mother. She says ...

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How autism can make the teenage years even tougher - Sydney Morning Herald

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How autism can make the teenage years even tougher
Sydney Morning Herald
Having Aspergers, now formally known as Autism Spectrum Disorder, has made many of the usual trials of teenage-hood tougher for Jack. Moving up to secondary school, making new friends, finding a sport or hobby, these mole hills can become mountains ...

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ADHD Associated With Video Game Addiction - Psychiatric Times

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ADHD Associated With Video Game Addiction
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Video game addiction appears to be associated with ADHD and other psychiatric disorders, according to a new study.1. “Excessively engaging in gaming may function as an escape mechanism for, or coping with, underlying psychiatric disorders in attempt to ...

ADHD Linked to Disturbed Sleep in Children - PsychCentral.com (blog)

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ADHD Linked to Disturbed Sleep in Children
PsychCentral.com (blog)
Parents of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have long reported that their kids have a great deal of difficulty settling into bed and falling asleep. Until now, however, scientific studies that measure sleep quality through ...
Children with ADHD have real sleep problems: Sleep both poorly and lessHindustan Times
Sleep remains elusive for children with ADHDTimes of India

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Bipolar disorder has genetic links to autism, study shows - Science Daily

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Bipolar disorder has genetic links to autism, study shows
Science Daily
"It turned out that the schizophrenia and the autism genes were all more represented among our 82 genes than you would expect by chance," Potash says. "And when we looked at our whittled down group of 19 genes, the autism genes continued to be ...

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Parental roles matter in fostering relationships between children, stepgrandparents - Science Daily

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Parental roles matter in fostering relationships between children, stepgrandparents
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... bonding between the stepgrandparent and child, kinship in the family was stronger. In cases where the parent felt torn between biological parents and stepparents, those feelings could transfer to their children impacting relationships with ...

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14 Struggles That All Girls With ADHD Have - Cosmopolitan.com

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14 Struggles That All Girls With ADHD Have
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4. Speaking of which, you forget everything you need to do unless you write it down. The dog didn't eat my homework, my ADHD did. I've been remembering & forgetting for like a whole year to ask to be tested for adult ADHD but I guess maybe that is the ...

Technology Can Enable a New World for People with Autism - Huffington Post

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Technology Can Enable a New World for People with Autism
Huffington Post
April 2, 2016 was designated World Autism Awareness Day. Many world monuments were lit up in blue lights to show support for the cause. Colorful ribbons and pins were worn and emotional sentiments were plastered all over social media. While the ...
Edinburg CISD hosts fifth annual Autism Awareness FairMonitor
NAES celebrates Autism Awareness MonthNew Albany Gazette

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