ADD & ADHD

Children with attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be impulsive and have short attention spans. Learn the symptoms and treatments for children with ADD and ADHD.

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How Parents Can Help Children With Attention and Learning Issues With Remote, Hybrid, or In-Person Learning

This fall won't be ideal, but there are ways to help your child focus during an unusual school year, regardless of the learning method. These expert-recommended strategies will help them thrive.

When It's Not Just Anxiety or Depression: The Surprising Prevalence of ADHD in Moms

Girls are less likely than boys to be diagnosed with ADHD, and their symptoms don’t go away in adulthood. The result? Many women unknowingly live with a condition that affects every aspect of their life, including parenthood.

Study: ADHD Diagnosis Linked to Teenage Parenthood

According to a new study, teens with ADHD are significantly more likely to become parents than their typical peers.

5 Health Problems Commonly Mistaken for Depression

If you are being treated for depression but still aren’t feeling like yourself, you might have one of these often-misdiagnosed illnesses. 

Could You Have ADHD Too?

One in four parents of kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder also have ADHD.

Why the Key to Treating ADHD Goes Beyond Medication

Most kids who’ve been diagnosed with attention-deficit disorder aren’t getting the right mix of medication and behavioral management that can make all the difference.

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Parents: Do You Have ADHD?

ADHD has a strong genetic component, so your child may not be the only one in the family with the diagnosis. Here are some common symptoms of ADHD in adults.

ADHD Diagnoses Among Preschoolers Have Stabilized

And it looks like we have the AAP's 2011 recommendation that behavior therapy be the first-line therapy to thank.