ADHD Information Center
Girls whose mothers consumed high amounts of licorice during pregnancy have more advanced pubertal maturation at age 12 years.
More than 6 million physician visits were made by children between 4 and 17 years of age with ADHD in 2012 to 2013.
Patients diagnosed with a prior psychiatric condition have increased odds of long-term opioid receipt than patients without these conditions.
Guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend behavior therapy as the first-line therapy for preschoolers.
Children exposed to acetaminophen prenatally had an increased risk of multiple behavioral difficulties.
Antidepressant use for anxiety, panic, and ADHD has increased.
Rates of chronic conditions are on the rise in children, and children living in poverty have a higher risk of ADHD and asthma, compared with wealthier children.
The rate of misuse of prescription stimulants has risen among young adults despite the rate of prescriptions remaining the same.
Children in foster care are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD and are more likely to have a comorbid disorder.
The earlier in a pregnancy a child is born, the greater their risk for developing ADHD.