Persistent ADHD in early years linked to worse academic, emotional outcomes

BALTIMORE – Persistent attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) through young childhood is associated with both poorer academic outcomes and an increased risk of other mental health problems,...
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Conclusions: Neurocutaneous syndromes are clinically heterogeneous and the surveillance of potential clinical complications is challenging. The availability of genetic diagnosis and novel imaging methods in this group of disorders is likely to further expand their clinical spectrum. Guidelines for assessment and management will need to be modified based on new available data. PMID: 31443616 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Postgraduate Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Postgrad Med Source Type: research
ConclusionsThese studies demonstrate child sleep problems are associated with poorer parent mental health and higher parenting stress.ImplicationsFuture longitudinal research including multiple measurements of child sleep problems and family functioning is required to clarify the directionality of associations. Such knowledge is key in adapting sleep interventions to better meet the needs of children with ADHD or ASD and their families.
Source: Research in Developmental Disabilities - Category: Disability Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 22 August 2019Source: The Lancet PsychiatryAuthor(s): Meng-Chuan Lai, Caroline Kassee, Richard Besney, Sarah Bonato, Laura Hull, William Mandy, Peter Szatmari, Stephanie H AmeisSummaryBackgroundCo-occurring mental health or psychiatric conditions are common in autism, impairing quality of life. Reported prevalences of co-occurring mental health or psychiatric conditions in people with autism range widely. Improved prevalence estimates and identification of moderators are needed to enhance recognition and care, and to guide future research.MethodsIn this systematic review and meta-analysis...
Source: The Lancet Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewTo provide an overview of neurodevelopmental risk in children with chronic physical health conditions from large population cohorts, identify potential causes for comorbidity, and discuss intervention strategies.Recent FindingsChildren with a chronic health condition are at greater risk for delayed neurodevelopment, academic difficulties, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Limited evidence exists for risk of other neurodevelopmental disorders. Potential causes for comorbidity are multifactorial and include both physiological and psychosocial factors. Physical activity interventions may b...
Source: Current Developmental Disorders Reports - Category: Child Development Source Type: research
AbstractLantana camara Linn. (Verbenaceae) is used traditionally for its numerous medicinal properties such as antimalarial, antibacterial, anticancer and anti-inflammatory. In the present study, we investigated the chemical composition of essential oil from the leaves ofL. camara (LCEO) occurring in the Republic of Benin (West Africa) in comparison with LCEOs from other regions; evaluated its sedative effects in mice via inhalation administration; and identified the compounds responsible for activity. LCEO was extracted by hydrodistillation and chemical analyses of the oil were performed by GC and GC/MS. The oil was domin...
Source: Journal of Natural Medicines - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, Ahead of Print.
Source: Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Source Type: research
Children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may be at higher risk for psychiatric disorders and suicide attempt, according to a large, population-basedstudy published inJAMA Pediatrics.The risk for psychiatric disorders and suicide among children with IBD was greater when compared with siblings without IBD, indicating that the risk is likely related to IBD itself and not to genetic or environmental factors shared with siblings."Particularly concerning is the increased risk of suicide attempt," wrote Agnieszka Butwicka, M.D., Ph.D., of the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and colleagues. "Long-term psycholog...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: ADHD anxiety autism Crohn's disease IBD inflammatory bowel disease mood disorders personality disorders suicide ulcerative colitis Source Type: research
Conditions:   Neurofeedback;   Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Interventions:   Behavioral: NIRS neurofeedback;   Drug: Methylphenidate or Tomoxetine Sponsor:   Xijing Hospital Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Determine crash risk in adults with a history of childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and persistent ADHD symptoms.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: New Research Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: We found no clear evidence of an association between maternal thyroid function and child ADHD . PMID: 31426724 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Thyroid Source Type: research
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