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.

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.
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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. 
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Could You Have ADHD Too?

One in four parents of kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder also have ADHD.
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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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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.
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Understanding My Child's Learning and Attention Issue: My A-Ha Moment

The second a teacher said the words attention deficit disorder I felt the monumental puzzle pieces of life falling into perfect place. Suddenly all of the things my son had struggled with made sense. 
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Signs Your Child Might Be Suffering From Learning or Attention Issues

Is your daughter hyperactive, or just a typical little ball of energy? Could your son's brash disinterest in math mask a deeper problem? Some signs of learning and attention issues are subtle, and others may even be downright counterintuitive.