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Catherine Pearson

ADHD Diagnoses Have Jumped By How Much?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 05.23.2013 | Parents

New research suggests the rate at which children are being diagnosed with attention hyperactivity disorder has increased by nearly 25 percent in the l...

Getting 'It' Into the New York Times

Lawrence Diller, M.D. | Posted 10.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Lawrence Diller, M.D.

I've never been against using medication in children. I am against a first and only use of medication in children who are minimally impaired. I believe first one must try to employ effective non-drug interventions of behavior modification and special education.

Katherine Bindley

New Study Suggests ADHD Is Overdiagnosed

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.31.2012 | Parents

On the heels of a report in the U.S. that found ADHD diagnoses among children has risen by 66 percent since 2000, a new study out of Germany suggests ...

Katherine Bindley

Just How Many Kids Are Being Diagnosed With ADHD?

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.22.2012 | Parents

More children in the U.S. are being diagnosed with ADHD than even before -- 10.4 million in 2010 -- according to a new study that concluded a staggeri...

Treating Our Children: An ADHD and Medication Q&A with Dr. Robert Needlman

Earl Martin Phalen | Posted 02.22.2012 | Parents
Earl Martin Phalen

The American Academy of Pediatrics' announcement of new guidelines for diagnosing children with ADHD sparked in me some questions about ADHD and how we are using medication to treat our children. So I turned to one of the experts, Dr. Robert Needlman.

Doctors Lower ADHD Diagnosis Age For Children

Posted 12.18.2011 | Parents

Pediatricians are making news, and raising eyebrows, by lowering the official age that they can diagnose a child with ADHD from six to four. The ne...

Are American Kids More Likely To Have ADHD?

www.nytimes.com | Posted 12.13.2011 | Parents

Whether you call it hypochondria or American exceptionalism, the numbers are plain: Americans lead the world in diagnoses of mental health problems. ...

1 In 10 Kids Diagnosed With ADHD: Study

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 10.18.2011 | Healthy Living

About one in 10 kids is diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a new government report, which is an increase fro...

Catherine Pearson

Kids With ADHD More Likely To Be Hit By Cars: Study

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.24.2011 | Healthy Living

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may be at greater risk for being hit by a car when crossing the street. A new study suggests th...