Research into Sleep Interventions for ADHD at Shaqra University

According to the Australian Sleep Health Foundation, up to 70% of children with ADHD suffer from sleep problems. Some of these problems are directly related to the core ADHD symptom of hyperactivity, but they may also be a transient side effect of the more common types of ADHD medication. Medication-induced…

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…

Prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity symptoms in female schoolchildren in Saudi Arabia

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES:Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly seen developmental disorder, with significant impacts on the child’s social, psychological, and scholastic functioning. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and sociodemographic correlates of ADHD in female primary schoolchildren. DESIGN AND SETTING:A cross-sectional study conducted…