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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
India

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
India

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.

Olympic great Michael Phelps joins board of Australian mental health company
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Olympic great Michael Phelps joins board of Australian mental health company

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, Monday joined the board of an Australian mental health company, a subject close to his heart after his struggles with depression and substance abuse.

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

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

Consuming paracetamol during pregnancy may increase ADHD, autism risk in kids
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Consuming paracetamol during pregnancy may increase ADHD, autism risk in kids

Paracetamol, a common drug used extensively during pregnancy, maybe linked with autism spectrum as well as attention-related and hyperactivity symptoms in newborns, the first-of-its-kind study has found.

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)

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.