Children diagnosed with ADHD less likely to take medication consistently
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 New clinical guidelines call for psychosocial support for complex ADHD in children, adolescentsNew clinical guidelines call for psychosocial support for complex ADHD in children, adolescents
 
New clinical guidelines call strongly for providing psychosocial supports for children and adolescents with complex attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Developed by the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (SDBP), the guideline provides a framework for diagnosing and treating complex ADHD in these age groups.
 
   Children diagnosed with ADHD less likely to take medication consistentlyChildren diagnosed with ADHD less likely to take medication consistently
 
Children diagnosed with ADHD inconsistently take their prescribed medication, going without treatment 40 per cent of the time, a new study has found.
 
   What is Superman Syndrome?What is Superman Syndrome?
 
Superman syndrome, also known as 47, XYY, is a condition classified as a chromosomal aneuploidy (which is an abnormality in chromosome structure and/or number) in which males have an additional Y chromosome.
 
   Horseback riding along with brain-building tasks can benefit children with neurodevelopmental disordersHorseback riding along with brain-building tasks can benefit children with neurodevelopmental disorders
 
Therapeutic horseback riding combined with brain-building exercises can improve the dexterity, coordination and strength of children with neurodevelopmental disorders, shows a study in Frontiers in Veterinary Science.
 
   Air pollution plus early life stress may lead to cognitive difficulties in childrenAir pollution plus early life stress may lead to cognitive difficulties in children
 
Children with elevated exposure to early life stress in the home and elevated prenatal exposure to air pollution exhibited heightened symptoms of attention and thought problems, according to researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Columbia Psychiatry.