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Study Finds Some Children with Autism May Mistakenly be Diagnosed with ADHD

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(CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA) According to a recent article from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, a well-established screening tool used to assess children for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be less accurate when a child has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Pediatric researchers report that children with ASD may mistakenly be diagnosed with ADHD because they […]

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Researchers Find Association Between Certain Childhood Experiences and ADHD

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(Science Daily) According to a recent article published in Science Daily, children impacted by family and environmental stressors, and traumatic experiences, such as poverty, mental illness and exposure to violence, are more likely to be diagnosed with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), according to new research by investigators at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM), titled […]

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Research Suggests Girls With ADHD More Prone to Defiance

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9/23/16 (Reuters Health) According to new research, girls diagnosed with ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) are more than five times as likely to have so-called oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) and more than nine times as likely to have conduct disorder compared to girls without ADHD.