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Excessive sugar intake may increase the risk of aggressive behaviour, bipolar disorder and ADHD, suggests study
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Excessive sugar intake may increase the risk of aggressive behaviour, bipolar disorder and ADHD, suggests study

Excessive intake of fructose, specifically high fructose corn syrup, can stimulate craving, risk-taking, impulsivity and aggression and increases the risk of ADHD and bipolar disorder

Autistic Pride Day 2020: How autism is different from ADHD, and why understanding that is crucial for effective therapy
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Autistic Pride Day 2020: How autism is different from ADHD, and why understanding that is crucial for effective therapy

Ahead of Autistic Pride Day (18 June), lets us take a closer look at various aspects of ADHD and autism among children and understand why it is important to differentiate between the two at an early stage

168 of 326 non-coronavirus deaths till 9 May were suicides, finds report: COVID-19 lockdown may cost us dearer than economy, warn psychiatrists
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168 of 326 non-coronavirus deaths till 9 May were suicides, finds report: COVID-19 lockdown may cost us dearer than economy, warn psychiatrists

Suicide is reportedly the second leading cause of non-coronavirus deaths in India during the lockdown, according to the data compiled by a journalist

Coronavirus lockdown: Despondency in adults can quickly spread to their children in times like these, warns child psychiatrist
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Coronavirus lockdown: Despondency in adults can quickly spread to their children in times like these, warns child psychiatrist

The mix of information and misinformation, and exaggerated fears of the situation, result in symptoms of anxiety of various kinds depending on the age of the child, warns child and adolescent psychiatrist Dr Amit Sen.

Mental health: Children who sleep under 9 hours a day are prone to behavioural problems, anxiety, depression
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Mental health: Children who sleep under 9 hours a day are prone to behavioural problems, anxiety, depression

Kids who don't sleep enough have slower cognitive development, are more prone to anxiety, depression and behavioural issues.

Living around vinyl floors, fire-resistant sofas can be toxic to kids, study finds
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Living around vinyl floors, fire-resistant sofas can be toxic to kids, study finds

Some of the risks the study associated with these pollutants are ADHD, autism & cancer.

9 Months | Season 3 | Toddlers with special needs, part 2
9 Months

9 Months | Season 3 | Toddlers with special needs, part 2

Discussion on identification of children with arthritis, asthama and other issues, how to deal with toddlers with special needs, challenges with peers, lack of society's support, confidence issues and much more

9 Months | Season 3 | Toddlers with special needs, part 1
9 Months

9 Months | Season 3 | Toddlers with special needs, part 1

Discussion on how one can identify a child with special needs, birth defects, identification of children with ADHD/ASD, different intervention programs available in India and much more

Fidget Spinner mania: The new anti-fidget toy fad a stress buster or a distraction in classrooms?
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Fidget Spinner mania: The new anti-fidget toy fad a stress buster or a distraction in classrooms?

Just months after the fidget spinner first whirled its way into the hands of antsy youngsters, some schools have already banned it, prompting a debate about the difficulties that children experience concentrating

Research claims that excessive use of smartphone is bad for mental health
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Research claims that excessive use of smartphone is bad for mental health

Excess use of smartphone and other devices may lead to attention, behaviour and self-regulation problems for adolescents already at risk for mental health issues, warns new research.

Did you know smartphones can make you hyperactive?
Life

Did you know smartphones can make you hyperactive?

Pervasive use of a smartphone could be the reason behind attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)-like symptoms, new research suggests.

'Pansexual', 'panromantic': Labels may sometimes help, but more often restrict us
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'Pansexual', 'panromantic': Labels may sometimes help, but more often restrict us

Labels can help us better navigate the world. But they can also be restrictive, especially when used in the context of mental health and identity.

Did you know academic stress in kids can spur ADHD?
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Did you know academic stress in kids can spur ADHD?

A new study says increasing academic stress on younger children is likely to be the reason behind the high prevalence of attention-deficit disorder (ADHD)

Common pesticide may increase risk of ADHD
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Common pesticide may increase risk of ADHD

Exposure to a common household pesticide may increase the risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, a new study has found.

Anti-depressants in pregnancy linked to attention deficit disorder
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Anti-depressants in pregnancy linked to attention deficit disorder

Children born to women who took antidepressants during pregnancy are statistically likelier to develop the mental disorder ADHD, researchers said on Tuesday.

Stimulant drugs help patients with ADHD
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Stimulant drugs help patients with ADHD

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who take stimulants such as Ritalin tend to feel the drugs help them control their behaviour and do not turn them into "robots" as many sceptics assume, a study found on Monday.