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The COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately affecting children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other educational challenges, Greg Mattingly, MD, said at a recent conference session.
After losing a night’s sleep, people with high but subclinical attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) traits performed worse on tasks involving attentional regulation and emotional control than people with low ADHD traits did.
Antipsychotic prescribing for young children in the United States decreased between 2007 and 2017, according to a study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
A machine-learning analysis misclassified only 5% of adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in a study that also included adults with obesity or problematic gambling and control subjects.
Maternal hypothyroidism in early pregnancy significantly raises the risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in offspring, according to a published study.
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