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Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You: Adderall Abuse

Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You: Adderall Abuse | Zooming In On ADHD | Scoop.it
I've watched with worried vigilance for the past 15 years the growth in the use by adults of these potentially powerful and addictive drugs.
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30 Ideas for Teaching Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder by Leah Davies, M.Ed.

30 Ideas for Teaching Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder by Leah Davies, M.Ed. | Zooming In On ADHD | Scoop.it
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Social & Cultural Factors influencing ADHD Over- or Misdiagnosis ...

Social & Cultural Factors influencing ADHD Over- or Misdiagnosis ... | Zooming In On ADHD | Scoop.it
Importantly, rates of ADHD diagnoses can vary drastically from one Western country to the next (not just between the West and East), which are thought to indicate cultural differences in diagnostic practices.
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Doctors: Mold dampens health - Belgrade News

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Doctors: Mold dampens health
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In children, Attention Deficit Disorder is a common misdiagnosis for a mold problem. Many Trillium patients ...
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Long-Term Stimulant Use May Boost Obesity in Children With ADHD ...

Long-Term Stimulant Use May Boost Obesity in Children With ADHD ... | Zooming In On ADHD | Scoop.it
The prevalence of ADHD diagnoses among children has also grown in recent years, from 7.8% in 2003 to 9.5% in 2007 and 11% in 2011, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study authors ...
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» Immature Attention - Living a Balanced Life

» Immature Attention - Living a Balanced Life | Zooming In On ADHD | Scoop.it
“Immature Attention - In a world where (ADHD) is the diagnosis... http://t.co/hxdVrv1aDn” preach.
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Tips for Treating Childhood ADHD -- The Doctors

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ADHD doesn't exist, Chicago doctor says - KCTV Kansas City

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ADHD doesn't exist, Chicago doctor says
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His analysis has sparked outrage on both sides of the debate. In his recent book, ADHD Does Not Exist, and essay for Time, Dr.
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Interesting! Some symptoms of ADHD can actually be symptoms pod a more serious disorder. Find out what one mother has to say about her experience with her two sons.

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Doctors Train to Spot Signs of ADHD in Children - New York Times

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InDoctors Train to Spot Signs of ADHD in Children
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One in seven children in the United States — and almost 20 percent of all boys — receives a diagnosis of A.D.H.D.

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Not all doctors are accurate in diagnosing ADHD. They did not recieve enough training in diagnosing children with ADHD as well as the side effects of these medications that are being used. They are being better educated in diagnosing now that it had become a more prevalent disorder.

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Parents: Helping Your Child with ADHD - PsychCentral.com (blog)

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Parents: Helping Your Child with ADHD
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I don't have the answer to those kinds of questions, but I do have some tips to share with parents of children with ADHD.
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Effective tools parents can use to help kids who struggle with ADHD.

There are 5 great recommendations.

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Acetaminophen use during pregnancy linked to ADHD in children

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A new study finds that acetaminophen use during pregnancy may be linked to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. Acetaminophen is the key ingredient in many common pain killer medications.
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Overcoming an ADHD Diagnosis | Eighth Rising

Overcoming an ADHD Diagnosis | Eighth Rising | Zooming In On ADHD | Scoop.it
From very early on, I knew that Jackson was different than most kids his age. He was my first child, so I didn't have much to compare him to, but I had several caregivers point out some things that made me question if it was ...
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Outdoor school an antidote to nature deficit disorder - StarPhoenix

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Outdoor school an antidote to nature deficit disorder
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Not spending time outdoors may be making our kids sick. ...
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Side effects of ADHD medications in children - by Eileen Eva - Helium

Side effects of ADHD medications in children - by Eileen Eva - Helium | Zooming In On ADHD | Scoop.it

If your child is on ADHD medications, you may hear him complain about headaches or stomach aches.


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Treat the Classroom, Not the Kids - Huffington Post

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Treat the Classroom, Not the Kids
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The statistics tell us that our children are getting sicker and sicker.
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» 10 Strategies for Helping Kids with ADHD Build Self-Confidence - World of Psychology

» 10 Strategies for Helping Kids with ADHD Build Self-Confidence - World of Psychology | Zooming In On ADHD | Scoop.it
It’s common for kids with ADHD to feel bad about themselves. ADHD creates challenges in all areas of their lives, from home to school. It also doesn’t hel (#children with #ADHD often struggle with #selfesteem.
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Promoting Success: Tuesday Tips - 20 ADHD Accommodations That Work

Promoting Success: Tuesday Tips - 20 ADHD Accommodations That Work | Zooming In On ADHD | Scoop.it
RT @EaEarlyYears: Some tips for using the Model for Improvement to work with kids with ADHD. http://t.co/0YPA8JP1BB #bestplacetogrowup
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Insight by Drew Bragginton:Some excellent ideas for children who suffer from ADHD. Ways that you can help them get stay on task and transition over to new things. 

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Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD) - Lifestyle Clinic

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  Diet and Natural Medicine Should Be the First Approach in Dealing with Attention Deficit Disorder Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can be defined as a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity more frequent and severe than is...
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Great site! Lots of information of the causes of ADHD and what aggravates it. Includes ways we can attempt Ito prevent it.

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» 21 Tips for Raising Kids with ADHD When You Have ADHD Too - Psych Central

» 21 Tips for Raising Kids with ADHD When You Have ADHD Too - Psych Central | Zooming In On ADHD | Scoop.it
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) tends to run in families, so it’s common for both parent and child to struggle with the disorder.

Via Collection of First
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There are a few tips that can help you with the struggle of having a child with ADHD as well as having ADHD yourself. These tips are extremely helpful and are doable as parents.

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Most Active Kids Don't Have ADHD - Huffington Post

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Most Active Kids Don't Have ADHD
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We are overdiagnosing attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in kids and giving many of them stimulant drugs they don't need.
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IMPORTANT: Diagnosing ADHD

Children are being over diagnosed and therefore being over treated.

Also gives a few statistics of diagnosing ADHD.

 

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