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In ADHD Anxiety, Rx Not Likely the Culprit
Despite past reports that ADHD medication could lead to anxiety in kids, new evidence suggests that stimulant medications may actually help with this issue.
Under Debate: Psychiatric Medications
Medications are often prescribed to treat mental conditions, but are they all they’re cracked up to be? Some have raised concerns that psychiatric medications may have overstated benefits and underreported harms.
When Anxiety Complicates ADHD
Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may also have other disorders, such as anxiety. It's important to understand how these disorders together affect children.
ADHD Medication Side Effects You Should Know About
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental health issue that makes it hard to focus or control behavior. Here are some common side effects of ADHD medications.
12 Myths and Facts about ADHD
Many people have different misconceptions about ADHD, so we’ve made a list to debunk the popular myths about this condition.  
The Mental Health Meds Teens Are Taking
A wide range of psychotropic medications are available to treat mental health conditions, including disorders in teens. But how many teens are actually taking these medications?
Mixing Mental Health and Substance Use
If you're treating a teen for mental health, it's important to understand the big picture. The big picture includes how much they drink, smoke or use marijuana.
OCD Ain't ADHD
Millions of Americans have serious behavioral and attention issues. While attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be to blame for many of these issues, another behavioral disorder could also be the culprit.
Adding to ADHD
ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, can include problems with focusing, paying attention and controlling behaviors. Obviously, this disorder alone comes with its own challenges and difficulties. However, ADHD may not be the only disorder that patients have to cope with. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness ( NAMI ), “Over one-half of children living with ADHD live with at least one other major mental health condition.” What are the most common of these coexisting conditions for ADHD? And how do patients and families cope? Depression Be...
Bullies Need Love Too
Most of the discussion about bullying focuses on a bully's victims. But the bullies themselves may be dealing with their own issues which contribute to their bad behavior.