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Posts Tagged ‘ADHD diagnosis’

By On March 6th, 2017

ADHD Isn’t Caused By Parenting, But It May Be Caused By Changes In The Brain

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been formally recognized by mental health professionals for years, but the disorder is still heavily stigmatized among many people – especially when children are diagnosed with it. There are a number of people who dismiss the existence of ADHD or minimize its effects by suggesting children with ADHD are…

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By On September 2nd, 2015

Study Says Children Don’t Outgrow ADHD Despite Previous Research

It is widely believed that children or adolescents diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) grow out of the disorder as they get older, but new research suggests that is not the case. A study from the University of Cambridge published this week in the journal European Adolescent Psychiatry, indicates that young adults who were diagnosed…

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By On October 27th, 2014

Experts Say EEG May Be Unreliable Test for ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most commonly diagnosed mental disorders, especially in children. However many are concerned that many children who are diagnosed with ADHD may be experiencing another mental issue and are being misdiagnosed. This is why the news last year that electroencephalograms (EEG), a recording of the electrical activity…

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