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How Pediatricians Diagnose ADHD

New guidelines for pediatricians aim to curb the increase in ADHD misdiagnoses for children... more »

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The Children Left Behind

Thousands of kids are being underdiagnosed and undertreated for ADHD — due in large part to their race... more »

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Anxiety? Depression? Or ADHD? It Could Be All Three

ADHD is often missed when it co-exists with depression or anxiety, and vice versa. Here's what to look... more »

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Never Enough? Why Your Brain Craves Stimulation

At times, it feels the ADHD brain is never sated — particularly when it comes to common sources... more »

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The ADHD Brain Is Wired Differently

The more we “see” the ADHD brain with neuroimaging, the more we understand how it works. Read this... more »

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Your ADHD Diagnosis Guide

A thorough evaluation of ADHD symptoms is complicated — as it should be to ensure accuracy and rule... more »


How Well Do You Know ADHD?

Though the symptoms of ADHD were first noted by the medical community in 1902, pervasive misinformation and myths... more »

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My son couldn't yet speak many words, but he was telling me plenty with his behavior. Who wants to sit in a circle and watch other kids sing songs when there's running to be done? And who wants to force a kid to sit in a circle?

Liz Fuller, a mother with ADHD

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