Navigation Links
Maternal Depression, Violence at Home May Raise Child's ADHD Risk
Date:2/7/2013

ological effects."

The study, which appeared online Feb. 4 in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, included more than 2,400 children who were 3 years old. Parents who brought them to four different pediatric community clinics filled out questionnaires regarding their personal history of depression and domestic violence while in the pediatricians' waiting room.

Fifty-eight caregivers reported a history of intimate partner violence and depression before their child turned 3. In addition, 69 reported a history of intimate partner violence and 704 had symptoms of depression during this time frame. Close to 66 percent of the parents reported neither depression nor intimate partner violence. Children who were exposed to intimate partner violence and/or parental depression were four times more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD by the age of 6.

What's more, 2.9 percent of kids whose parents reported depression received prescription drugs to treat behavioral and mental health issues, compared with 1.6 percent of children whose parents did not report a history of depression. Medications included those that treat anxiety, depression and sleep problems.

While the study showed an association, it did not prove a cause-and-effect link between intimate partner violence and/or maternal depression and likelihood of an ADHD diagnosis.

Experts said the findings make sense, but more study is needed.

"This study adds to the already robust literature revealing that early life experiences can have profound effects on brain development," said Dr. Michael Duchowny, a pediatric neurologist at Miami Children's Hospital. "While heredity is known to play a strong role in the expression of ADHD symptoms, the study further suggests that additional environmental factors operating during the formative years of brain maturation are also significant."

New York City-based child psychoanalyst Dr. Leon Hoffman said the new findings make sense. "Unquestionably, in
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Maternal exposure to outdoor air pollution associated with low birth weights worldwide
2. Cervical Health Awareness Month 2013: Maternal & Family Health Services Focuses on Access to Reproductive Healthcare to Reduce Cervical Cancer
3. Respectful maternal care to take center stage at Global Maternal Health Conference
4. Women and Infants Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist selected for editorial team
5. Overestimation of abortion deaths in Mexico hinders maternal mortality reduction efforts
6. Higher risk of maternal complications/preterm deliveries for women undergoing multiple cesareans
7. Higher risk of maternal complications/preterm deliveries for women undergoing multiple caesareans
8. Prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart disease increases maternal stress, depression, and anxiety
9. Prenatal maternal smoking associated with increased risk of adolescent obesity
10. Yoga proves to reduce depression in pregnant women, boost maternal bonding
11. New Stanford method enables sequencing of fetal genomes using only maternal blood sample
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Maternal Depression, Violence at Home May Raise Child's ADHD Risk
(Date:7/12/2014)... (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 As reported in ... Institute of Standards and Technology), the June 25th, 2014 Supreme ... electronic discovery world. It was also met with ... depending on whether it was seen from an individual privacy ... much is fact, there is now precedent which will require ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... A recent article released by Seattle's well known plastic ... those seeking cosmetic surgical procedures in summer months . ... heat begins to enliven the rainy Pacific Northwest, many people ... they didn’t work out as much during the winter as ... surge of people eager to look their best for their ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Restore My ... Sen and Samantha Pearson, a couple boasting very impressive ... launch Restore My Vision Today as a way to ... ophthalmologists have become in their respective patients’ treatments ... privy to a “secret” trove of pertinent information relevant ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... 2014 The largest pure occupational medicine ... to announce that it will be opening its fifth ... will join four Atlanta-based Nova Medical Centers’ locations. The ... Deans Bridge Road, and will be open from 8:30 ... “With Nova’s treatment philosophy of rapid return-to-work and decreased ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... DressyQuinceanera.com, a well-known wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, has ... online category. Furthermore, the firm has announced that all ... to 62% off. , The brand new Quinceanera Dama ... quality and style. All items in the new collection ... the company’s other items: lace evening dresses, short bridesmaid ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Mobile Device Forensics Guidelines Play Key Role in Supreme Court’s Smartphone Evidence Warrant Decision 2Health News:Mobile Device Forensics Guidelines Play Key Role in Supreme Court’s Smartphone Evidence Warrant Decision 3Health News:Mobile Device Forensics Guidelines Play Key Role in Supreme Court’s Smartphone Evidence Warrant Decision 4Health News:Mobile Device Forensics Guidelines Play Key Role in Supreme Court’s Smartphone Evidence Warrant Decision 5Health News:Best Summer Cosmetic Surgeries Revealed in Article By Seattle Plastic Surgeon 2Health News:Restore My Vision Today | Groundbreaking Book Reveals How To Restore Your Vision Without The Use of Glasses – Vinamy 2Health News:Restore My Vision Today | Groundbreaking Book Reveals How To Restore Your Vision Without The Use of Glasses – Vinamy 3Health News:Nova Medical Centers To Open New Facility in Augusta, Georgia 2Health News:DressyQuinceanera.com: Beautiful Quinceanera Dama Dresses At Low Prices 2
... women's infant mortality rates in Florida is widening, Florida ... on Wednesday, the Tallahassee Democrat reports. ... Health Service division, the state's racial gap in infant ... are twice as likely to have premature babies in ...
... Japanese firm announced this week that it has developed ... significantly improve// the efficacy of chemotherapy drugs and reduce ... (NDT), the US subsidiary of Nitto Denko Corporation, says ... and biocompatible polymer material which can be loaded with ...
... The African Malaria Network Trust (AMANET) has received a ... & Melinda Gates// Foundation. ,According to the ... the four-year grant is aimed at strengthening institutional capacity ... ,It also aims at fostering and promoting discussion, ...
... drug Avastin has been tested for the first time against ... ,Duke University researchers used Avastin, known chemically as bevacizumab, ... recurrent brain tumors called gliomas. Good news -- the two ... any other therapy. ,Gliomas are mostly incurable in ...
... confirmed the presence of bird flu in their county. This ... ministry. ,The lethal H5N1 virus was found in ... was suspected, later it was diagnosed as the case of ... necessary precautions are being followed. ,Culling of birds ...
... stated a tobacco industry memo from 1969. For half a ... smoking and cancer. Now, with that effort long since failed, ... again attempting to manufacture doubt. ,"The tobacco industry ... saying that everyone knew but no one had proof," said ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Cost-cutting Cancer Drug Delivery System 2Health News:New Cost-cutting Cancer Drug Delivery System 3Health News:Tobacco Companies Obstructed Science 2Health News:Tobacco Companies Obstructed Science 3
(Date:7/10/2014)... 10, 2014  RESMED INC. (NYSE: RMD ) ... fiscal year ended June 30, 2014 results on Thursday, July ... A press release with ResMed,s results will be issued after ... a webcast to discuss operating results and future outlook. ... p.m. US Pacific Time and the live webcast of the ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... 2014  Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: ... completed the sale to Galderma of all rights to ... by Valeant for $1.4 billion in cash, pursuant to ... completed its acquisition of Galderma. "We ... to a company that is firmly committed to the ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Israel , July 10, 2014   ... Diabetes Management Solution, today announced the appointment of ... independent member of its Board of Directors. ... legal and business experience to LabStyle as an ... and legal and corporate governance expert. He currently ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ResMed To Announce Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year-End 2014 Results 2LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 2LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 3LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 4
... Valeritas, Inc., a medical technology ... innovative drug delivery solutions, announced today that the ... company,s V-Go Disposable Insulin Delivery Device for use ... delivery of insulin in preset basal rates and ...
... Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: DHRM ... in the development, assembly, marketing and sale of ... today announced that management will present at the ... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100422/CNTH001LOGO ) Rodman & ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Valeritas Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for the V-Go™ Disposable Insulin Delivery Device for Use with NovoLog® 2Valeritas Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for the V-Go™ Disposable Insulin Delivery Device for Use with NovoLog® 3Dehaier Medical Announces March Investor Presentations 2
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: