Communication Breakdown: Verbal Interaction with Saudi Children with ADHD

A new study by Dr Wael Al-Dakroury, presented at the 30th World Congress of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics in Dublin, investigated the possible impact of interlocutor familiarity on verbal interaction in children with ADHD in Saudi Arabia. The study measured the difference in the total number of…

Social information processing and aggression in Saudi Children with ADHD

Can the behavioral manifestations of ADHD be explained fully by reference to the clinical symptoms (hyperactivity, impulsivity, inattention) and the interactions between them? Let’s take a hypothetical scenario where a child with ADHD is accidentally bumped by another child, and reacts with aggression. Can we explain the reaction simply in…

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among male primary school children in Dammam, Saudi Arabia: prevalence and associated factors

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental disorders that develop in children and becomes apparent in the preschool and early school years. Several family and maternal-related factors were shown to be associated with ADHD. The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence…