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Chung-Ang University Research Team Study Makes Connection between ADHD & Internet Gaming Disorder

Korea’s Chung-Ang University Hospital investigators from its Online Game Clinic and Research Center conducted a study to conclude that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common comorbidity with Internet Gaming Disorder (IDG), an apparent condition...

University of Iowa Public Health: Rapid Increase in ADHD Diagnosis

The estimated prevalence of diagnosed ADHD in U.S. children and adolescents increased significantly in the last 2 decades, according to study results published in JAMA Network Open. “The prevalence of ADHD has changed over time,” Guifeng Xu, MD, a professor in the...

About 10% of US Children Diagnosed with ADHD!

Angelica LaVito reports in CNBC that recently researchers uncovered that 10.2 percent of children between the ages of 4 and 17 had diagnosed ADHD in the 2015-2016 survey, up from 6.1 percent in 1997 to 1998. One psychiatrist suspects that the high number might not be...

University of Iowa Study: ADHD Rates in US Children Rising Sharply

A sizeable growth in diagnoses is troubling.  Does it point to more awareness and better diagnostic techniques or could it be that physicians are over-diagnosing children? Dennis Thompson summarizes the study in UPI: The number of ADHD diagnoses among children has...

Can We Predict Outcomes of Boys with ADHD?

Science Daily reports on a new study on a group of boys diagnosed with ADHD in childhood (when they were, on average, 8 years old) and followed into adulthood (when they were in their early 40s). The goal was to examine whether boys' characteristics in childhood and...

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