Children with both attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) face an increased risk for conditions that affect mood and anxiety, according to research involving more than 3000 young people. “We newly recognized in this study that anxiety disorder and mood disorder, while very common in ASD, are even more common when children also have ADHD,” Eliza Gordon-Lipkin, MD, lead author of the study told MD Magazine. (April 11, 2018)
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Brain Awareness Week: Strategies for Each Life Stage
Happy Brain Awareness Week! If you could peek inside your brain at every birthday, you would see that it is constantly changing. Brain cells develop and disappear, the connections between them strengthen and weaken over time, even the size of the brain can change as the years go by. But keeping the brain in peak condition is something we tend to think about only at the beginning of life, the end of life, and when something goes wrong.
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