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Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

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Long-Term Use of ADHD Medicines Affects Boys’ Normal Growth – Parent Herald

Long-Term Use of ADHD Medicines Affects Boys' Normal GrowthParent HeraldAttention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurobehavioral disorders of childhood. Nearly one in 11 children in the country suffers from the disorder, which cannot be fully cured and lasts into adulthood. Children …

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Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

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Does your child really have a behaviour disorder? A shocking book by a leading … – Daily Mail

Does your child really have a behaviour disorder? A shocking book by a leading …Daily MailAfter seeing the boy for 25 minutes, the doctor said he was suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. (Stock image) James Davies believes that doctors are too quick to diagnose children with disorders such as ADHD. 'Dominic is …

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Monday, April 29th, 2013

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Are we confusing ADHD with sleep deprivation? Leading expert says … – Daily Mail

Daily Mail Are we confusing ADHD with sleep deprivation? Leading expert says …Daily MailA leading U.S doctor believes that many cases of diagnosed ADHD are in fact sleeping disorders in disguise. Vatsal Thakkar, a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine, says he is treating an increasing …Will.I.Am: 'I've Got ADHD'MTV UKWill.i.am: “I have…

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Saturday, February 16th, 2013

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Let The Kids Loose: Why Over-Diagnoses Of Attention Deficit Disorder Must End – Worldcrunch

Let The Kids Loose: Why Over-Diagnoses Of Attention Deficit Disorder Must EndWorldcrunchYet stressed-out parents are increasingly letting doctors talk them into treating their hyperactive children with medication on the pretext that they may be suffering from some sort of malfunction of brain metabolism. Let them roam free. Psychotropic … and more »

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Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

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Does my lively son have ADHD? – Irish Times

Irish Times Does my lively son have ADHD?Irish TimesYou ask whether this is a sign of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The truth is it is very hard to tell at such a young age and depends a lot on how he is progressing in a range of developmental areas such as understanding, speech …

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Monday, July 16th, 2012

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ADHD Parents: A Lightbulb Moment – ADDitude (blog)

ADHD Parents: A Lightbulb MomentADDitude (blog)Difficulty following directions, distractibility, roundabout thought processes — all in one trip to the bathroom. For this mother, recognizing that her son had attention deficit came as suddenly as the flip of a switch. ADHD symptoms, diagnosis, and …

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