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Young Mothers More Likely To Have Children With ADHD, Study Finds

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Oct 25, 2019 … ADELAIDE, Australia — ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, has become a common diagnosis these days among children. More than six million American youths between the ages of 4-17 have been diagnosed with the disorder, along with an estimated one in 20 Australian citizens. The exact cause of the condition is still up for debate, and research…

Insomnia Symptoms, Shorter Sleep Time In Children Linked To Screen Time

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May 25, 2019 … BALTIMORE — Parents of children who struggle with sleeping problems may want to consider cutting back on the iPad and Netflix time. A recent study found a positive correlation between screen time and insomnia symptoms, as well as overall shorter duration of sleep in adolescents. Researchers say the greater the total time spent social messaging,…

Teen sleep deprivation quickly leads to lethargy, anger, and depression

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Jul 08, 2021 … ADELAIDE, Australia — New research by scientists at Flinders University is ringing the alarm bell when it comes to teenage sleep habits. Study authors say sleep deprivation quickly results in energy loss, impaired functioning, anger, and depression among teens. There’s no shortage of reasons why a teen may find themselves up all night these days, with…

New post-COVID syndrome ‘MIS-C’ can cause lifelong damage to children’s hearts

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Sep 07, 2020 … SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A frightening new set of coronavirus research may lead some parents to think twice about in-person learning this school year. Although many people will never know if they had COVID-19, doctors say a frightening side-effect of the virus is being found in asymptomatic children. Researchers in Texas find a life-threatening inflammation of…

Class Clown Bias: Teachers Discourage Playfulness In Boys More Than Girls

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May 21, 2018 … CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Gender bias is often noted to point out the differences in the treatment of men and women, but how are young children affected? A new study finds that elementary school teachers generally view playful boys as more disruptive and rebellious than girls exhibiting some of the same behavior. Researchers at the University of…

Insulin levels, BMI in childhood can predict mental illness later in life

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Jul 17, 2021 … CAMBRIDGE, England — A study on childhood insulin levels shows that the link between physical and mental illness is closer than previously thought. Researchers at the University of Cambridge reveal that persistently high insulin levels in mid-childhood are tied to the development of psychosis in adulthood. The study also finds an increase in body mass…

Election Day: Voters in states backing presidential candidate who loses face greater depression risk

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Nov 03, 2020 … SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — No matter who wins or loses on Election Day, half of the United States won’t be pleased with the outcome. For the states backing the losing candidate, the fallout may be even worse. A study finds voters who back the nominee who ultimately loses the race to the White House experience…

Alternative Medicine Use Among Children Has Doubled Since 2003

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Jun 20, 2018 … CHICAGO — Alternative medicines, such as nutraceuticals, herbal products, and natural supplements, have presented families with new ways of treating and preventing illnesses in their children, albeit with varying degrees of success. As more and more people veer away from antibiotics and standard treatments, a new study finds that the use of alternative medicine with…

Strained Relationship With Mother, Siblings Tied To Depression Later In Life, Study Finds

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Sep 28, 2017 … AMES, Iowa — Feeling strained relations with your immediate family, particularly your mother and your siblings, is linked to depression later in life, a new study finds. Researchers at Iowa State University looked at data on 495 adult children and 254 families enrolled in the Within-Family Differences Study, a longitudinal survey conducted by Purdue University.…

Half of opioid prescriptions given to children come with ‘high risk’ of side-effects

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Aug 19, 2021 … ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Opioids have become a go-to solution for doctors trying to ease their patient’s post-surgery pain. While powerful prescription painkillers like these can be very effective, they also come with the risk of addiction and potentially dangerous side-effects. In a concerning new report, researchers from the University of Michigan say half of opioid…

Keep Calm & Procreate On: High-Strung Moms More Likely To Have Badly-Behaved Children

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Jun 04, 2018 … Research shows children with level-headed mothers are less likely to develop behavior issues PROVO, Utah — Even-keeled mothers who possess a strong ability to control their emotions and calmly come up with effective problem-solving strategies on the fly are less likely to have children who throw tantrums, fight with others, or exhibit other behavioral issues throughout…

Study: Just A Third Of People Diagnosed With Depression Start Treatment

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Feb 09, 2018 … PORTLAND, Ore. — Only one-third of people newly diagnosed with depression go forward with getting treatment, a new study finds. The findings, released by Kaiser Permanente, are disturbing for healthcare professionals, who are trying harder to detect and diagnose depression in patients during primary care visits. The numbers are also surprising considering the increasing numbers of…

Study Analyzes Factors Behind How Fathers Choose To Spend Time With Their Kids

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Jan 29, 2018 … NEW YORK— Some are playful and others are reserved. Some are overprotective and others are carefree. Some are loving, and some keep their affection bottled up. So what exactly determines a father’s involvement in his children’s lives? Researchers from New York University say a father’s parenting beliefs, income, education level, and personal relationships all play a…

Study: Incorporating Exercise With Psychotherapy May Cure Depression

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Nov 16, 2017 … LANSING, Mich. — Regular exercise is not only simple and effective in helping treat depression, but it seems to be an intervention that depressed individuals may actually desire, a new study finds. Researchers at Michigan State University and the University of Michigan recently interviewed nearly 300 mental health clinic patients on their attitudes toward physical exercise.…