We hope that these findings will help overcome the stigma associated with ADHD.
For certain kids, this problem is so severe that doctors have a name for it: attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD.
Perhaps the threshold for attaining a diagnosis of ADHD will be lower for your children: it's a condition, like many others, with a notably flexible diagnostic boundary.
Coming from a family on welfare benefits increased the risk of ADHD medication by 135 percent when compared with households not claiming benefits.
Perhaps as many as 1 out of every 20 kids under the age of 18 have characteristics of ADHD.
But following a healthy diet and maintaining a safe home can contribute to healthy kids and possibly reduce the effects of ADHD.
We split into groups and discuss incidents where we feel ADHD has helped us and where it has caused problems.
There is no test that can accurately diagnose a patient with the disorder; but following a healthy lifestyle and avoiding certain environmental toxins may decrease the symptoms of ADHD in children.
The boy was already taking stimulant ADHD medication, and the extra caffeine in principle might have pushed him over the edge, according to Benjamin.
Still, experts in the ADHD community say the study will draw attention to the need for awareness and steps that can be taken to prevent such accidents.