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
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
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
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
Kids who don't sleep enough have slower cognitive development, are more prone to anxiety, depression and behavioural issues.
Some of the risks the study associated with these pollutants are ADHD, autism & cancer.
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
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
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
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.
Pervasive use of a smartphone could be the reason behind attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)-like symptoms, new research suggests.
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.
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)
Children born to women who took antidepressants during pregnancy are statistically likelier to develop the mental disorder ADHD, researchers said on Tuesday.