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.
Prescription diet pills were the most popular stimulant drug misused by females, while Adderall was the drug misused most often by males.
The number of children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder was lowest among those without health insurance.
Of the patients with current ADHD, 74.0% received treatment in the past week and 44.0% had received behavioral therapy in the past year.
After one year, the children as a whole showed improvements in hyperactivity, impulsivity, inattention, and social skills.
Patients taking Vyvanse experienced a decrease in the number of binge eating days per week.
Maternal and paternal smoking during pregnancy was associated with higher ADHD risk, but the association was stronger for females.
Kids diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are at higher risk for developing substance use disorders.
Many children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder may have missed out on valuable counseling.
The FDA is warning of a rare but serious risk of painfully prolonged erections with ADHD drugs containing methylphenidate.
Mothers of children with ADHD more likely to be younger, single and smokers, regardless of child gender.
Nearly one in five currently diagnosed with ADHD not receiving medication, counseling.
Improvements in circadian clock disturbances may explain association seen between sun exposure and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
The ADHD risk for patients who undergo early cardiac surgery should be conveyed to parents.
Children with ADHD significantly more likely to have visits for constipation, fecal incontinence.
Caregivers tend to chose medication for academic achievement, behavior therapy for behavioral compliance for kids with ADHD.
About one in five children and adolescents with ADHD show signs of autism.
System may also improve quality of ADHD management in children.
Asthma, impetigo and antihistamine drug prescriptions more likely in children with ADHD.
Texting while driving is associated with negative outcomes for all teen drivers, but particularly those with ADHD.
Variation signals disparity between clinical practice guidelines and actual practice.
Inattentive symptoms predicted problematic game use in boys with autism spectrum disorders or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
A device that measures brain wave frequency has been cleared by the FDA for the use of ADHD diagnosis.
Following mild traumatic brain injury, significantly more patients with ADHD than without were disabled.