ADHD in Preschoolers? How Young is Too Young
Preschoolers can be diagnosed with ADHD. WebMD explains symptoms in children as young as age 4 and treatment options.
ADHD and Depression, Anxiety, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, and Learning Disabilities
WebMD talks to ADHD experts about children with ADHD who also have other conditions -- such as depression, anxiety, or learning disabilities.
ADHD or Not? Why a Diagnosis Matters
WebMD talks to experts about what's involved in ADHD diagnosis and why a medical diagnosis matters.
Disciplining a Child Who Has ADHD: Tips for Parents
WebMD talks to experts about the most effective ways to discipline a child with ADHD.
Is Immaturity Being Mistaken for ADHD?
Children who are younger than their classmates are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new research shows.
Is There an ADHD Diet?
There isn't a specific diet or magic vitamin that will curb hyperactivity, impulsiveness, and other symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but steering clear of certain unhealthy foods may make a difference, a new review shows.
Kids With ADHD Have Distinct Brain Patterns
Children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) process visual information differently than children without the disorder, preliminary research shows.
Study: ADHD Drugs Likely Do Not Boost Heart Risk
Medicines to treat ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) do not seem to substantially increase the risk of serious heart problems or stroke in children and young adults, according to a new study.
New Guidelines: Diagnose Kids for ADHD at Age 4
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) should be diagnosed and treated in children as young as age 4, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Teen Use of Stimulants for ADHD on the Rise
Growing numbers of teens are receiving prescription stimulants to treat the symptoms of their attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).