Autistic children with co-occurring ADHD have greater adaptive behavior impairments
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 Neural Responses in ADHDNeural Responses in ADHD
 
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neuropsychiatric condition characterized by symptoms including impulsiveness, inattentiveness, and hyperactivity. These symptoms are particularly common in all children at some stage of their growth. However, their intensity and persistence over a lengthy period of time signals a warning bell.
 
   What is ADHD?What is ADHD?
 
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder, characterised by a wide range of behavioural symptoms which include hyperactivity, lack of attention or concentration and a tendency towards impulsive behaviours.
 
   Autistic children with co-occurring ADHD have greater adaptive behavior impairmentsAutistic children with co-occurring ADHD have greater adaptive behavior impairments
 
A pair of new studies has provided new insight into the challenges faced by children on the autism spectrum who exhibit symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
 
 ADHD and Depression
 
ADHD and DepressionAttention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is a disorder that begins in childhood. It usually persists for years and results in significant deficits in cognitive, academic and social development. it is found to occur in about 3-7% of children, and persists in 36-60% of them into adulthood for an overall adult prevalence of about 4.5%.
 
 
 Is ADHD Linked to Other Mental Health Conditions?
 
Is ADHD Linked to Other Mental Health Conditions?Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental health condition affecting a huge number of children, adolescents and sometimes adults. The patients exhibit the symptoms of hyperactivity, inattention and impulsivity.
 
 
 The Impact of ADHD on Learning
 
The Impact of ADHD on LearningAttention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a psychological disorder commonly observed in children, and often in adolescents and adults. The neural network of the brain of an ADHD patient functions in a different manner. The frontal brain portion is found to be significantly underdeveloped in several cases of ADHD. Imbalances in the levels of neurotransmitters have also reported.
 
 
 The Project to Learn About ADHD in Youth (PLAY) Study
 
The Project to Learn About ADHD in Youth (PLAY) StudyAttention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental health condition characterized by impulsive behavior and an impairment in executive functioning (the ability to plan, prioritize and organize).