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Psychology | Parenting and Kids

The ‘Problem Child’ Is a Child, Not a Problem

Suspending or expelling young students for behavior they can’t control makes matters worse. There is a better way.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Under our noses: ADHD & Sleep

I tend to read the papers, such as those linking obstructive sleep apnea and ADHD, which support my contention that sleep deprivation is a major contributor.

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Pictures: Nondrug Treatments for ADHD

Medication isn’t the only way to treat ADHD. Learn about different treatment options in this slideshow.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Why Kids Shouldn’t Sit Still in Class

Movement stimulates the brain and may help students become better learners.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Gifted Students at High Risk for ADHD Misdiagnosis

Critics must combat ADHD and Common Core with demands for intellectual rigor as well as recess.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Renowned Harvard Psychologist Says ADHD is Largely a Fraud

Respected Harvard psychologist Jerome Kagan says the rise in ADHD is the result of “fuzzy diagnostic practices” that only benefit big pharma and psychiatrists.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Medicating Children With ADHD Keeps Them Safer

New research suggests that medication can reduce risky behavior in teenagers with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD.

Health & Fitness | Health News

What Picky Eating Might Mean for Children Later

Moderate and severe cases of selective eating were associated with elevated symptoms of anxiety and depression in later years, a new study found.

Health & Fitness | Health News

The Secret Life of Melatonin

Melatonin is a commonly used over the counter sleep aid, but this hormone's effect on fertility and puberty are powerful and not fully understood in humans. Caution should be exercised before any chronic use or using melatonin in kids.

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

Adult ADHD Slideshow: ADHD Time Management and Organization Tips

If you have ADHD or you just need to get yourself and your family organized, use these WebMD tips to make your day flow smoothly.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli app offers alternative to hyperactivity medications

Forget Ritalin, new Israeli company Myndlift has an app that can improve attention disorders without negative side effects.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Overexcitability and the Gifted « SENG