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Girls with ADD and Behavior Concerns
Researchers found that girls with ADD were about 3 times more likely to have depression (10.3 percent of girls with ADHD) and anxiety disorder (37.7 percent of girls with ADHD) than girls without Attention Deficit Disorder. Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder were major concerns.
Girls with ADD and Self-Harming Behaviors
During ten years of research at the U.C. Berkeley, girls with and without ADD were studied. What do you think that they found about girls with the combined type of ADD who were going into young adulthood? This article can give you details and provide resources for more information.
Girls with Attention Deficit Disorder
Do you know a girl who consistently under-achieves? Who is anxious? Does this girl's teachers tell her that she could and should do better. if she would just try? Maybe this girl has Attention Deficit Disorder. The negative symptoms of ADD often look a lot different when you compare girls and boys.
Green Time and Attention Deficit Disorder
How can you improve your child's concentration and impulsivity? Researchers suggest that "green time," time spent playing in green open spaces, may help reduce the negative symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder.
Growing Out of Attention Deficit Disorder
A recent study from Florida International University, that was published in The Journal of Abnormal Psychology, found an association between children who are raised by overly critical parents and a lack of resolution of the negative symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder during adolescence.
Gut Flora the Pre-frontal Cortex and ADD
Have you ever been stressed out and found yourself with an upset stomach? Your brain communicates with your gut. Now, researchers have found that it is a two-way street. The gut communicates with the brain and what it says depends on the flora in the gut! Are there implications for ADD? Read on!
Halloween and Kids with ADD
What is the most boooo-tiful sound in the world on Halloween? Kids laughing and enjoying themselves! With planning, kids with Attention Deficit Disorder can have a wonderful Halloween that they will smile about all year long.
Halloween Safety and ADD
Halloween can be an outstanding adventure for your child with ADD, or it can be a disaster. What makes the difference? Parental planning, plus normal precautions, can soften some of the effects of impulsivity and giving in to peer pressure that can occur on an unsupervised Halloween night.
Halloween Safety and Kids with ADD
Kids with ADD can have a wonderful time on Halloween! It works well with their natural high spirits, energy, and creativity. However, parents need to add structure to the evening to help their little ghosts and goblins stay safe.
Handling ADD and Less Structured Times
It is that time of year again. For many parents Spring Break is imminent. Whether it is time for Spring Break, or you just need some tips for those times when kids go off their schedules, these articles will help you. There is a clickable link to each article and a brief description.
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