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5 Activities to Help Children Develop Emotional Control

Recognizing feelings and learning what to do with them - here are five activities to help children develop emotional control. | found on momentsaday.com #emotionalcontrol

ADHD Diagnoses Soar 43 Percent in United States

Miami (AFP) - The prevalence of ADHD diagnoses soared 43 percent in the United States in the first decade of the century, with more than one in 10 youths now diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, researchers said Tuesday.

ADHD Diagnoses Soar 43 Percent in United States

Miami (AFP) - The prevalence of ADHD diagnoses soared 43 percent in the United States in the first decade of the century, with more than one in 10 youths now diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, researchers said Tuesday.

About 12 percent of children and teens in the United States had an ADHD diagnosis in 2011, a number that's shot up by 43 percent since 2003.

More children in the United States were diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in 2011 than in 2003. Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published the results of an investigation into the prevalence of ADHD among American children. In the eight-year period the researchers analyzed, the incidence of ADHD increased by 43 percent.