Brain Matures Late in Kids With ADHD

Kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder lag three years behind their peers when it comes to brain development, a new study suggests. The study is the first to quantify the differences in brain development between children with ADHD and their non-ADHD counterparts. "In children with ADHD, the brain matures in a normal pattern but is delayed by three years in some regions, when compared to children without the disorder," said the study's lead investigator, Dr. Philip Shaw, a child...Full Story
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