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In recognition of ADHD Awareness Month, NIMH will host a livestream event on October 21, 2020, from 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. ET, to discuss signs, symptoms, treatments, current research, and tips for helping children and adolescents manage ADHD during the pandemic.
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IJERPH, Vol. 18, Pages 9745: Poor Mental Health in Caregivers of Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Its Relationships with Caregivers’ Difficulties in Managing the Children’s Behaviors and Worsened Psychological Symptoms during the COVID-19 Pandemic International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health doi: 10.3390/ijerph18189745 Authors: Hui-Wen Tseng Ching-Shu Tsai Yu-Min Chen Ray C. Hsiao Fan-Hao Chou Cheng-Fang Yen The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has thrown out a challenge to caregivers of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity di...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: To conclude, children with NDD and their parents were significantly affected by Corona pandemicrelated lockdown. Institutional therapy discontinuation, behavioural deterioration (especially among ASD and ADHD) and parental stress were prominent challenges whereas parental motivation and reliance on homebased therapy were the positive highlights. The survey points to the role of regular parent-administered homebased therapy in children with NDD, especially to tide over similar unexpected adverse scenarios.PMID:34449147 | DOI:10.24953/turkjped.2021.04.012
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Source Type: research
(JAMA Network)What The Study Did:Researchers assessed the feasibility of using positive behavior supports to promote the use of face coverings in school-aged children with autism spectrum disorders and/or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) attending a summer program during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Conclusion: Most sites are providing evaluations and ongoing care for DBP conditions through telehealth. The rapid adoption of telehealth can have ramifications for the way that DBP care is delivered in the future; therefore, it is imperative to understand current practice patterns and variations to determine the best use of telehealth.
Source: Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics - Category: Child Development Tags: Brief Report Source Type: research
Walitza The present study aimed to assess various stressful situations and the psychological impact of the first COVID-19 pandemic lockdown among youths in Switzerland. We included samples of 1627 young adults aged 19–24 from the Swiss Youth Epidemiological Study on Mental Health and 1146 children and adolescents aged 12–17 years and their parents. We assessed symptoms of various mental health problems, internet use, and perceived stress during the first COVID-19 lockdown. In the analyses, data were weighted to be representative of the Swiss population. During the first lockdown in Switzerland, the most ...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Andy Warhol'scollection ofdental models Pop artist Andy Warhol excelled in turning the everyday and the mundane into art. During the last 13 years of his life, Warhol putthousands of collected objects into 610 cardboard boxes. TheseTime Capsules were never sold as art, but they were meticulously cataloged by museum archivists and displayed in a major exhibition at the Andy Warhol Museum. “Warhol was a packrat. But that desire to collect helped inform his artistic point of view. ” Yet Warhol was aware of his compulsion, and itdisturbed him: “I'm so sick of the way I live, of all this junk, and always ...
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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hasapproved the selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor Qelbree (viloxazine extended-release) for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in youth 6 to 17 years of age. The nonstimulant drug, which is to be taken once a day, can be swallowed whole or opened and sprinkled into applesauce.The efficacy of Qelbree was evaluated in three multicenter randomized, controlled trials. In the first trial, researchers randomly assigned 477 patients with ADHD aged 6 to 11 to receive Qelbree 100 mg, Qelbree 200 mg, or placebo once daily for six weeks. The patients were ...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: ADHD ADHD Rating Scale ADHD-RS-5 attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder bipolar CGI-I Clinical Global Impression Improvement scale FDA Food and Drug Administration nonstimulant Qelbree suicidality Source Type: research
Garla Xue Ming The COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges to caregivers of children. Families with children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and/or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are an understudied but potentially vulnerable population to changes during the outbreak. As such, the aim of this study was to contrast quality of life for caregivers of children with ADHD and/or ASD, before and during the pandemic, compared to caregivers of neurotypical (NT) children. Total, Parent Health-Related Quality of Life, and Family Functioning Summary Scores from the Family Impact Module of the Pediat...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
We present the treatment course of PCIT for two kindergarten children. The first has Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and the second has frontal lobe epilepsy. Both presented with attention problems, hyperactivity, and impulsivity associated with significant impairment in multiple settings. Two certified PCIT therapists provided 17 sessions to the parents of the first patient and 25 sessions to the parents of the second patient. Most of the sessions were in-person; however, some were "virtual" due to the circumstances associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Parents of both patients achieved the &qu...
Source: Case Reports in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
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