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Screening5877110/12/2010 4:05:48 PMWhy Is It Important to Screen for Adolescent Alcohol and Substance Use One in 5 children grows up attention-deficit disorder (ADD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD STS_ListItem_DocumentLibraryhttps://brightfutures.aap.org/Bright Futures Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx24000https://brightfutures.aap.org10/12/2010 4:05:48 PMpdfFalsepdf1515~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_PDF.js
Middle Childhood (5 to 10 Years)586039/18/2014 12:51:54 PMB R I G H T F U T U R E S G U I D E L I N E S F O R H E A LT H S U P E R V I S I O N O F I N FA N T S , C H I L D R E N , A N D A D O L E S C E N T S 463 Bright F U T U R E S STS_ListItem_DocumentLibraryhttps://brightfutures.aap.org/Bright Futures Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx30300https://brightfutures.aap.org9/18/2014 12:51:54 PMpdfFalsepdf1515~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_PDF.js
Anticipatory Guidance5864310/12/2010 4:08:04 PMANTICIPATORY GUIDANCE T he anticipatory guidance component of every Bright Futures visit gives the health care professional, parents, and the child or adolescent a chance to ask STS_ListItem_DocumentLibraryhttps://brightfutures.aap.org/Bright Futures Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx42700https://brightfutures.aap.org10/12/2010 4:08:04 PMpdfFalsepdf1515~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_PDF.js
Nearly One-Third of Children With ADHD Still Have ADHD as Adults28930~A study published in the April 2013 Pediatrics (published online March 4), evaluated 232 adults from Rochester, Minn., who were diagnosed with ADHD as children and compared them to adults who did not have a childhood ADHD diagnosis. 8/21/2015 12:54:33 AMNearly-One-Third-of-Children-With-ADHD-Still-Have-ADHD-as-Adults Room > Nearly One-Third of Children With ADHD Still Have ADHD as Adults aaa print email share Facebook STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx0https://www.aap.org8/21/2015 12:54:33 AMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
More Kids Using ADHD Drugs to Get High28890~The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) shares a study that analyzed 13- to 19-year-olds who intentionally abused or intentionally misused ADHD prescription medication.8/21/2015 12:35:15 AMMore-Kids-Using-ADHD-Drugs-to-get-High has been a significant increase in the use of prescription stimulants to treat ADHD STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx0https://www.aap.org8/21/2015 12:35:15 AMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
AAP Expands Ages for Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD in Children28227~Updated guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offer new information on diagnosing and treating Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in younger children and in adolescen8/21/2015 12:40:30 AMAAP-Expands-Ages-for-Diagnosis-and-Treatment-of-ADHD-in-Children evidence makes it possible to diagnose and manage ADHD in children from ages 4 to 18 (the STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx0https://www.aap.org8/21/2015 12:40:30 AMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Parent Preferences and Goals Influence ADHD Treatment Decisions28982~A study in the October 2013 Pediatrics, “Parental Preferences and Goals Regarding ADHD Treatment,” (published online Sept. 2) found that parents whose goal was to improve their child’s academic achievement often initiated a medication-based treatment. 8/21/2015 12:58:51 AMParent-Preferences-and-Goals-Influence-ADHD-Treatment-Decisions parents of children who chose either ADHD medication or behavioral-based therapy both had STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx0https://www.aap.org8/21/2015 12:58:51 AMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Later Start of ADHD Medications is Linked to Poorer Math Scores28825~Stimulant medications are widely used to improve the core symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, including inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity.8/21/2015 12:48:40 AMLater-Start-of-ADHD-Medications-is-Linked-to-Poorer-Math-Scores start of stimulant drug treatment of ADHD among 9- to 12-year-old children is associated STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx0https://www.aap.org8/21/2015 12:48:40 AMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Prenatal Tobacco Smoke and Lead Exposure Linked to ADHD29049~The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) highlights prenatal tobacco and lead exposure linked to ADHD.8/21/2015 12:40:01 AMwere 2.4 times more likely to have ADHD, and those with blood lead levels in the top third of the population had a 2.3-fold increased likelihood of ADHD STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx0https://www.aap.org8/21/2015 12:40:01 AMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Computer Feedback Can Help Students With ADHD Train Their Brains28595~According to a study in the March 2014 issue of Pediatrics, “In-School Neurofeedback Training for ADHD: Sustained Improvement From a Randomized Control Trial,”. Neurofeedback consists of giving immediate feedback (both heard and seen).8/21/2015 1:02:02 AMComputer-Feedback-Can-Help-Students-With-ADHD of in-school computer training for ADHD, and the authors identify future research steps STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx0https://www.aap.org8/21/2015 1:02:02 AMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js

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