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Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

In this video, psychiatrist Birgit Amann, MD, discusses the common myth that stimulants are a good treatment option for all patients with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Neurodevelopmental pediatrician Frank Lopez, MD, addresses the myth that anxiety and mood disorders do not co-occur with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Consistent participation in extracurricular sports during the elementary school years predicted fewer attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms at age 12 in girls—but not in boys, according to a study in Preventive Medicine.
Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who are African American appear to have key genetic differences from those who are Caucasian, according to a study published in Scientific Reports.
Exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals during adolescence may be associated with behaviors characteristic of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, according to a study published online in JAMA Network Open. 
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