ADHD Archives

Calm parents can help calm kids with ADHD

June 28, 2018

Awareness about and diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in minority populations in the United States has increased over the past decade. The higher numbers diagnosed likely are the result of more widespread attention to signs, symptoms, and diagnosis. As a result, ADHD has been increasingly recognized among African Americans. As challenging as it… [Read More]

ADHD’s severity in women and girls is often overlooked

May 31, 2018

Women are often seen as talkative by nature, but the reality is, sometimes it can be more than that. Unfortunately, because of this stereotype, many people, doctors included, assume women don’t suffer as much from attention- deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as men. Furthermore, new findings suggest the medical community doesn’t appreciate the frequency and severity of… [Read More]