Attention deficit disorders

Study finds racial and ethnic disparities in ADHD diagnosis

(Medical Xpress)—Black children and children in homes where a language other than English is spoken are less likely to receive an attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis by school entry, despite being ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A new look at the development of minority children

A new University of Maryland-led study challenges the assumption that minority and immigrant children are most often disadvantaged or at-risk. The study, led by Dr. Natasha Cabrera, an associate professor in the College of ...

Overweight & Obesity

Household routines may help reduce BMI in minority children

An intervention to improve household routines known to be associated with obesity increased sleep duration and reduced TV viewing among low-income, minority children, and the approach may be an effective tool to reduce body ...

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