ADHD and Autism Linked to Increased Hospital Stays in Early Childhood
ADHD is associated with increased procedures, including blood transfusions, hospital admissions, and emergency department visits.
Prenatal Acetaminophen Exposure Associated with Increased ADHD Risk
Higher levels of acetaminophen detected in meconium was linked to increased odds of developing ADHD by 6-7 years old.
Data Shows Disparities in Mental Health Treatments Among Pediatric Populations
These disparities were noted between age groups, sex, race/ethnicity, and urbanization level of residence.
Discrepancies Found in ADHD Prescriptions Between Males and Females
Because ADHD presents differently in females than it does in males, the disorder has been underdiagnosed in females for several years.
Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Linked to ADHD-Related Behaviors
Phthalates were particularly linked to negative behaviors in adolescents who developed ADHD.
PCOS Increases Risk of Psychiatric, Neurodevelopment Disorders in Offspring
Children of mothers with PCOS need additional psychological support and longer mental health follow-up.
Link Found Between ADHD and Sleep Issues in Adolescents
ADHD symptoms are highly comorbid with insomnia, restless leg syndrome, and snoring.
Maternal Hypertension Increases Risk of Mental Health Disorders in Children
New research suggests the presence of a maternal hypertensive disorder predicts increased risk of childhood mental disorder, regardless of mental disorder status of the parents.
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