New research reveals ADHD and Anxiety Symptoms in Kids.
Discover what this new research has identified. Medical Reporter, Lucie Van Den Berg, briefly reports on the results of two research studies from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute from Melbourne, Australia. Ms. Van Den Berg’s piece appears in the Herald Sun.
These studies have identified two critical areas that influences academic performance, and an individual’s ability to deal with life events.
Learn the age, and number of children studied in this research. Find out the statistical ratio of the likelyhood of these effects further burdening children with ADHD.
The excerpt below will answer some of your questions.
ADHD and Anxiety Symptoms in Kids
“Children with ADHD struggle with language and anxiety, new Melbourne research reveals”
“Two studies of almost 800 Victorian (Area in Australia) children, published in leading medical journal Pediatrics, found those suffering from ADHD were much more likely to have language difficulties and anxiety than their counterparts.”
“This meant that they had difficulty with reading and maths.”
“MCRI Lead researcher Dr Emma Sciberras said it was the first large scale study to demonstrate children with ADHD had language difficulties.”
“But it also found that these children did not have difficulty socialising.”
“A second study of more than 400 children found more than half of children also had anxiety problems.”
“Children with ADHD suffer from impulsivity and hyperactivity and it affects an estimated five per cent of school aged children.”
“She said parents need to be aware that these additional difficulties can make daily life for children with ADHD even harder.”
ADHD and Anxiety Symptoms in Kids are not triggering language assessments.
Parents may benefit from discovering how cognitive behavioral therapy may be beneficial to children struggling with ADHD, symptoms of anxiety, and/or language difficulties.
Since new research finding will assist medical professionals treat these children, it is advised to consult with your primary care physician, and other professionals.
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