Research Confirms Perinatal Risk Factors for ADHD

Research Confirms Perinatal Risk Factors for ADHD

A recent German study confirms that there are, in fact, perinatal risk factors associated with ADHD. A combination of low socioeconomic status and gestational diabetes mellitus or GDM are strong risk factors for ADHD. Perinatal health problems, atopic eczema, and...
CDC Releases Results from ADHD Study

CDC Releases Results from ADHD Study

A recent ADHD study conducted by the CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities reached its conclusion, and the results were published online in the Journal of Attention Disorders[1]. This was one of the largest community based epidemiologic...
How one Woman Copes with a Husband that has ADHD

How one Woman Copes with a Husband that has ADHD

I recently came across a blog[1] about how one woman coped with an ADHD husband and parenting a young child. It seems that, at times, the mother found it quite frustrating as her ADHD husband would break away from the parenting plan they had in place for their young...
Girls with ADHD at Higher Risk for Suicide as Young Women

Girls with ADHD at Higher Risk for Suicide as Young Women

Girls at Higher Risk Than Boys “Like boys with ADHD, girls continue to have problems with academic achievement and relationships, and need special services as they enter early adulthood,” said Stephen Hinshaw, UC Berkeley professor of psychology[2] and...