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Teens With ADHD Have Elevated Crash Risk, But Lower Than Previously Reported, New Study Finds - Forbes

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Teens With ADHD Have Elevated Crash Risk, But Lower Than Previously Reported, New Study Finds
Forbes
Teen drivers with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a 36 percent greater chance of having a motor vehicle crash than other newly licensed teens, but it is lower than previous reports that indicated the risk was as much as four times ...

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Explaining ADHD to Teachers - ADDitude

Mon, 2017-07-24 14:01

ADDitude

Explaining ADHD to Teachers
ADDitude
ADHD is more complex and nuanced than most people realize. Its symptoms may be mild, moderate, or severe. More often than not, it coexists with other conditions, including learning disabilities. And many of its challenges are “invisible” or easily ...

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Treating ADHD May Help Curb Later Drinking, Drug Problems ... - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 2017-07-24 10:38

Treating ADHD May Help Curb Later Drinking, Drug Problems ...
U.S. News & World Report
For people with the disorder, meds like Ritalin linked to lower rates of alcohol, drug abuse, study finds.

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Four ways diet could help reduce ADHD symptoms in children - South China Morning Post

Sun, 2017-07-23 22:34

South China Morning Post

Four ways diet could help reduce ADHD symptoms in children
South China Morning Post
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental problems in children. Sufferers are usually hyperactive, impulsive, and have difficulty paying attention. The prevalence of ADHD among Hong Kong schoolchildren ...

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10 Best Weed Strains For ADHD - Green Rush Daily

Sun, 2017-07-23 08:03

Green Rush Daily

10 Best Weed Strains For ADHD
Green Rush Daily
The symptoms of the disorder generally manifest in early childhood, and are typically treated with pharmaceuticals like Adderall and/or Vyvanse. Now that more research on weed is being conducted, some doctors think that ADHD can be treated with ...

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Specialized: Cycling can help ADHD - Morgan Hill Times: Community - Morgan Hill Times

Fri, 2017-07-21 12:13

Morgan Hill Times

Specialized: Cycling can help ADHD - Morgan Hill Times: Community
Morgan Hill Times
Morgan Hill-based Specialized Bicycle Components has launched a new campaign through its foundation called “Outride ADHD,” to create awareness about an ...

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What Methods Can Help Manage ADHD-Related Time Blindness? - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 2017-07-21 08:17

U.S. News & World Report

What Methods Can Help Manage ADHD-Related Time Blindness?
U.S. News & World Report
“Everyone struggles with this on occasion,” says Ari Tuckman, a clinical psychologist with a private practice in West Chester, Pennsylvania, who specializes in ADHD, anxiety and life balance for adolescents and adults. “But people with ADHD do more so.”.

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Does Donald Trump Have ADHD? - ADDitude

Fri, 2017-07-21 07:55

ADDitude

Does Donald Trump Have ADHD?
ADDitude
Of course, no one can or should diagnose any mental health condition without a full evaluation, and nothing in Trump's public medical records indicate he has ever been diagnosed with ADHD. But Trump, age 71, grew up in a time when the ADHD diagnosis ...

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Can You Be “Too Smart” to Have ADHD? - ADDitude

Fri, 2017-07-21 07:11

Can You Be “Too Smart” to Have ADHD?
ADDitude
ADHD is found in individuals of all intellectual abilities, and those with high IQs face unique challenges. Due to the developmental delay that characterizes ADHD, most children lag three years behind their chronological peers in social/emotional ...

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Kids on Bikes Outride ADHD in This Cinematic, High-Energy Ad ... - Adweek

Thu, 2017-07-20 11:34

Adweek

Kids on Bikes Outride ADHD in This Cinematic, High-Energy Ad ...
Adweek
Kids seeking to break the frustrating cycle of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder take to the streets on their bikes in this fast-moving ad from the Specialized ...
Goodby Silverstein, Director Johnny Green Team On Specialized ...SHOOT Online

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Most ADHD medications aren't associated with risk of irritability - Medical Xpress

Thu, 2017-07-20 07:34

Medical Xpress

Most ADHD medications aren't associated with risk of irritability
Medical Xpress
Irritability in children refers to angry and overly reactive moods that are often associated with acts of aggression. Irritability is common across psychiatric diagnoses, but is especially common in children with ADHD. Some common ADHD medications are ...

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“What I Wish My Partner Knew About My ADHD” - ADDitude

Thu, 2017-07-20 07:24

“What I Wish My Partner Knew About My ADHD
ADDitude
Stress, volatile emotions, and upcoming deadlines can affect two people in very different ways — and this can be a point of contention in ADHD-affected relationships. Here, ideas from spouses with ADHD for bridging this gap and bringing the love back ...

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Boardman driving school helps ADHD teens take on the road ... - WKBN.com

Thu, 2017-07-20 07:05

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Boardman driving school helps ADHD teens take on the road ...
WKBN.com
Driving can be a daunting task for any teenager, but it's even more challenging for teens with attention deficit disorder..

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Executive Functioning and ADHD: What Parents Should Know - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 2017-07-19 12:58

U.S. News & World Report

Executive Functioning and ADHD: What Parents Should Know
U.S. News & World Report
In short, executive functioning has to do with the ability to plan, organize and execute daily tasks, says Dr. Marilyn Griffin, assistant professor of clinical psychiatry and medical director of the Comprehensive ADHD Clinic in the University of ...

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What You Need to Know About Money If You Have ADHD - HuffPost

Wed, 2017-07-19 12:46

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What You Need to Know About Money If You Have ADHD
HuffPost
Believe me, I know all about it — I have ADHD, and in the past, a slew of financial problems. I drove on bald tires because I couldn't buy new ones. At Trader Joe's, I had to unload the Shreddies and salsa I couldn't afford. And because of my money ...

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“Sorry, I'm Working” — Making the Most of ADHD Hyperfocus - ADDitude

Wed, 2017-07-19 07:15

ADDitude

“Sorry, I'm Working” — Making the Most of ADHD Hyperfocus
ADDitude
But in practice, I was having a good day, a day when my ADHD took a backseat, and that kick-ass-and-take-names person inside me was being highly productive and plowing through the to-do list. One of the keys to managing adult ADHD is to make the best ...

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Have you been diagnosed with ADHD as an adult? - The Guardian

Wed, 2017-07-19 04:41

The Guardian

Have you been diagnosed with ADHD as an adult?
The Guardian
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a group of behavioural symptoms that include inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. ADHD has been a controversial issue over the years. Some psychiatrists still don't believe the condition ...

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“A New Beginning for Lee” - ADDitude

Tue, 2017-07-18 09:34

ADDitude

“A New Beginning for Lee”
ADDitude
Lee's recent struggles with sensory processing disorder (SPD) and anxiety had become equal to her ADHD challenges. She couldn't stand crowded rooms, loud music, or being around the so-called “popular group” in high school. Would she and her ...

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Is my teen with ADHD ready to drive? - Philly.com

Tue, 2017-07-18 02:01

Philly.com

Is my teen with ADHD ready to drive?
Philly.com
For most teens, obtaining a driver license remains an important goal. Parents ask me how they should approach this when their teen has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Parents correctly recognize that characteristics of ADHD – inattention ...

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The Birds, the Bees & ADHD: Teaching Your Teen About Sex — Mindfully - ADDitude

Mon, 2017-07-17 15:52

The Birds, the Bees & ADHD: Teaching Your Teen About Sex — Mindfully
ADDitude
Your teen is thinking about (and possibly engaging in) sex. Pretending otherwise only puts your child at risk — particularly if he or she has ADHD. Here's how to talk to your teen about sex in a way that emphasizes health, happiness, and personal ...

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