Digital media use raising risk of ADHD symptoms among the young
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  August 3, 2018  
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 Digital media use raising risk of ADHD symptoms among the youngDigital media use raising risk of ADHD symptoms among the young
 
According to a new study published this week in the JAMA, rise in use of digital media among teenagers may raise their risk of getting symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
 
   Athletes with ADHD may be at greater risk for anxiety and depression after concussionAthletes with ADHD may be at greater risk for anxiety and depression after concussion
 
Athletes who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may be at greater risk for experiencing persistent anxiety and depression after a concussion than people who do not have ADHD, according to a preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's Sports Concussion Conference in Indianapolis, July 20 to 22, 2018.
 
   Study examines whether childhood features could predict long-term outcomes of boys with ADHDStudy examines whether childhood features could predict long-term outcomes of boys with ADHD
 
A study published in the August 2018 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry reports on a group of boys diagnosed with ADHD in childhood and followed into adulthood.
 
 Therapy dogs found to be effective in reducing ADHD symptoms in children
 
Therapy dogs found to be effective in reducing ADHD symptoms in childrenIn a first of its kind randomized trial, researchers from the UCI School of Medicine found therapy dogs to be effective in reducing the symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children.
 
 
 Individual behavioral treatment and support for parents is best for preschool children with ADHD
 
Individual behavioral treatment and support for parents is best for preschool children with ADHDA major research project from Aarhus University and the Centre for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Risskov, in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen, University of Nottingham, UK and Kings College London is published August 1th in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
 
 
 Study examines link between gestational age at birth and ADHD symptoms in children
 
Study examines link between gestational age at birth and ADHD symptoms in childrenEarly premature birth at less than 34 weeks was associated with symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in preschool-age children and inattention symptoms in school-age children.
 
 
 ADHD medications may fail to improve cognition in healthy college students, study shows
 
ADHD medications may fail to improve cognition in healthy college students, study showsContrary to popular belief across college campuses, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder medications may fail to improve cognition in healthy students and actually can impair functioning, according to a study by researchers at the University of Rhode Island and Brown University.