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Treatment Center for Girls: Recognizing & Helping ADHD in Girls

Typically, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is considered a “boy” problem--but this is an issue. While boys are more than twice as likely to have ADHD than girls, it’s still a very prominent issue for girls. This leads to parents thinking their daughter’s struggles couldn’t...

Using Movies to Understand ADHD in Children

Image source: Flickr user- bpatrickphotography PsychCentral recently wrote an article covering new research by Yale University. The researchers in this study decided to use movies as a way of understanding ADHD in children more deeply. The associate research scientist at the Yale Child Study Center, Tamara Vanderwal,...

Researchers Discover Link between ADHD And Anxiety

PsychCentral recently published an article outlining new genetic research that links ADHD and anxiety disorders. ADHD and anxiety disorders seem to be similar in genetic makeup, making researchers believe there may be a link between the two. It’s been shown that around 30 percent of...

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RTC Structure Helps Hyperactivity In Children

Most homes, especially those with multiple children, can be very inconsistent and ever-changing. As things come up (softball practice, unexpected teacher conference, work trip, etc.) family schedules change and often vary from day to day. [caption id="attachment_2313" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo source: Asheville Academy[/caption] The right environment to...

Signs of ADHD In Girls

When someone mentions ADHD, most people first think about the one out of control boy, who disrupts class, acts as the class clown, and runs about the playground climbing trees. Though this image is typically applicable, signs of ADHD in girls can be quite different. [caption id="attachment_2296" align="alignright" width="300"]...