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Fri Mar 11, 2016, 02:53 PM

Is it Really A.D.H.D. or Just Immaturity?

'New research shows that the youngest students in a classroom are more likely to be given a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder than the oldest. The findings raise questions about how we regard those wiggly children who just canít seem to sit still Ė and who also happen to be the youngest in their class.

Researchers in Taiwan looked at data from 378,881 children ages 4 to 17 and found that students born in August, the cut-off month for school entry in that country, were more likely to be given diagnoses of A.D.H.D. than students born in September. The children born in September would have missed the previous yearís cut-off date for school entry, and thus had nearly a full extra year to mature before entering school. The findings were published Thursday in The Journal of Pediatrics.'>>>


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PoliticAverse Mar 2016 #1

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Fri Mar 11, 2016, 02:56 PM

1. What kid that age really wants to be in prison? n/t

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