'Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)' blog posts:
12 Nov 2013
Mother’s experience of Parents’ Helpline
Here we share one mother’s experience of using the Parents’ Helpline to discuss her concerns around her son's anti-social and criminal behaviour.
27 Aug 2013
Half of teenagers sleep deprived according to experts
Research has suggested that teenagers need nine hours’ sleep to function properly, however a combination of natural hormone changes and increased usage of electronic devices, means that many young people are not getting the sleep they need.
22 Aug 2013
Early childhood conduct problems affects educational attainment
Children showing signs of conduct problems at the age of three are at risk of worse academic outcomes at the age of 16, research published in the British Journal of Psychiatry has found.
30 Jul 2013
NICE launches quality standard on treatment of ADHD
The National Institute for Care and Health Excellence has stated that the care of people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder needs to be improved.
12 Jul 2013
Fixer film on ADHD and learning difficulties
Aaron Simon has produced a film to show that understanding of special needs and learning difficulties is very old fashioned.
11 Jul 2013
Stimulant medication for ADHD decreases risk of substance abuse
Children with ADHD who take stimulant medication are twice less likely to develop substance misuse problems in their teenage years than those who do not, a study has found.
27 Mar 2013
Nice launches guidance on conduct disorders
The National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence has launched guidance on recognising and managing conduct disorders.
18 Oct 2012
A report on Attention Deficity Hyperactivity Disorder and the use of stimulants explores children's views.
1 Oct 2012
Use of antidepressants in Scotland rises
Report shows that one in seven people in Scotland are taking anti-depressants.
5 Sep 2012
Children return to school
While most children will feel slightly nervous returning to school, some will have real anxiety or depression for a number of reasons.