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  1. Some Medications May Alter Childhood Brain DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    ... misdiagnosis and over-prescription of medications for the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other childhood mental health concerns. Along these lines, a July 2015 study on prescription trends for children titled, ...

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  2. Sister's charity skydive for autistic siblingRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | York Press

    ... the safety and quality of life of Logan, 11,who has severe anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as well as autism. Logan's mother Amanda, who lives at Pollington, near Goole, said the family needed to raise A 5,000 for a ...

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  3. CambridgeNews published Self-harming figures among youth in Cambridgeshire are 'terrible...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

    ... people are on CAMH's core waiting list, which has an average waiting time of 45 weeks. The waiting lists for ASD or ADHD assessments are so long they have been closed. The CCG, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Foundation Trust and the county council ...

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  4. Popping pills not always best optionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Iol.co.za

    ... feeling to cope better in school." As S Othmer, PhD, states: "Neurofeedback can change the brain for clients with ADD/ADHD, depression, anxiety, sleep and memory problems." Neurofeedback has been around since 1960 and has proven to be extremely ...

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  5. Simple Changes to Classroom Procedures Helps ADHD KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PsychCentral

    Proactive new UK research has discovered that modifications to the classroom can improve academic outcomes for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder potentially reducing the need for medications. Medications are often used for children with ADHD as they are typically restless, act without thinking, and struggle to concentrate - the actions causes particular problems for them and for others in school.

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  6. Clinical trial: Melatonin offers hope for ADHD bedtime shut-eyeRead the original story

    Friday | Medical News Today

    University of Queensland researchers are recruiting trial participants for a study investigating the effectiveness of the natural hormone melatonin on children with ADHD who are struggling to settle at bedtime. UQ School of Medicine's Dr Jane Nikles said stimulant medication used to help ADHD symptoms could make sleep problems worse.

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  7. Docs Prescribe More Anti-psychotics for BoysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PsychCentral

    ... by nearly half after age 19. Antipsychotic were prescribed most often for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among youth ages 1-18. Depression was the most common diagnosis among young adults ages 19-24 for receiving antipsychotics. ...

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  8. Antipsychotics Are Being Given To Kids With Temporary Behavioral Problems Like ADHDRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Medical Daily

    Kids suffering from ADHD or other behavioral issues are too quickly being treated with antipsychotic medication, a new study suggests. Doctors may be unnecessarily prescribing powerful antipsychotics to kids, a new study from the Journal of American Medicine Psychiatry finds.

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  9. Simple Methods to Improve Children's Behavior With ADHDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | MyHighPlains.com

    Researchers found strategies like daily behavior reports and study skills training reduced hyper behaviors, increased attention and improved academic performance in kids with ADHD.

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  10. Gender Bias Found in Novel Medication StudyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Courthouse News Service

    ... than girls to receive such medications. Among children receiving the drugs, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common diagnosis, according to the study released Wednesday. Funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, ...

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  11. Summer tutoring in SurreyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Surrey Leader

    ... families in financial need. LDAFS will also offer a summer program that helps students with learning disabilities, or ADHD prepare for the challenges of secondary school. Steps for Success is a program that teaches students to become effective ...

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  12. Are too many youths getting antipsychotics for ADHD?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Philly.com

    A growing number of teens and young adults are being prescribed powerful antipsychotics, even though the medications aren't approved to treat two disorders -- ADHD and depression -- they are commonly used for, a new study shows. Researchers found that antipsychotic use rose among children aged 13 and older -- from 1.1 percent in 2006 to nearly 1.2 percent in 2010.

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  13. Why isn't there more support for ADHD?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    ... many challenges at home, at school and at play. So do their families. In Australia the only way to gain support for ADHD is if it is related to other conditions, like autism. Now parents and advocates are calling for more help for their kids, rather ...

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  14. Parenting What Not to Say to ADHD ParentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | HealthCentral

    As the parent of a child with ADHD, I have dealt with many rude and ignorant remarks from other parents, sometimes these remarks were well-meaning but misguided. Parents of children with ADHD are forging their own paths.

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  15. Study identifies trends in use of antipsychotic medications in young people in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Medical News

    ... of age received an antipsychotic prescription in 2010. Most of this use appears to be for clinical diagnoses such as ADHD and disruptive behavior disorders, which fall outside of FDA- approved indications. Dr. Olfson noted that, "Relatively few of ...

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  16. Simple classroom measures may reduce the impact of ADHDRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Medical News Today

    Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ( ADHD ) may be successfully supported in classrooms through strategies that do not involve drugs, new research has indicated. These children are typically restless, act without thinking and ...

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  17. Use of antipsychotic drugs more common in boys than girls, research showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Medical News

    ... half after age 19. Among antipsychotic users with mental disorder diagnoses, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) was the most common among youth ages 1-18, while depression was the most common diagnosis among young adults ages 19-24 ...

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  18. Antipsychotics Too Often Prescribed For Aggression In ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Powerful antipsychotic medications are being used to treat children and teenagers with ADHD, aggression and behavior problems, a study finds, even though safer treatments are available and should be used first. "There's been concern that these medications have been overused, particularly in young children," says Mark Olfson , a professor of psychiatry at Columbia University who led the study .

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  19. Hike it Baby: Helps Families Hike OnRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | PR Log

    ... about the importance of getting little ones on the trail! With the ever growing issue of childhood obesity, ADD, ADHD and behavioral issues, getting out into nature has never been more important. Hike it Baby was developed to help create an outdoor ...

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  20. Hold on ThereRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Pasadena Weekly

    ... to be impulsive and hyperactive. His teachers recommend he be evaluated for Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) and possibly put on medication. They care about him and are concerned he's starting to fall behind despite being intelligent, ...

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