Skip to main content

Search
News

ADHD Moms Wanted

|

ADHD Moms Wanted

April 04, 2014

http://www.seattleschild.com/article/adhd-moms-childrens-hospital

 

Source - Seattle's Child Magazine


Dr. Mark Stein of Seattle Children’s has dedicated his career to the research and treatment of ADHD. In his estimation, approximately 20 percent of children with ADHD have a parent who suffers from the disorder as well. Unfortunately, adults are harder to diagnose, as the symptoms are subtle and less visible. Nevertheless, a parent with untreated ADHD will often struggle in the management of their child’s treatment.  Stein’s study, named Mothers First, originally began in Chicago and has been in progress here in Seattle for about two months and will continue for two years. In his study, Stein hopes to show that by treating the parent with medication, behavior modification or a combination of both, that medication for the child can be delayed or avoided. This family-centric approach is welcomed by many who are concerned with the rapid rise in the number of children receiving ADHD medications.

Press Contacts for Media Interviews

Email for Media Interviews
press@seattlechildrens.org
Phone for Media Interviews
206-987-4500
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Pacific time (non-holidays)
Urgent After Hours for Media Interviews
206-987-2000
Call switchboard to page Media Relations staff on call

Latest News

Seattle Children's program prevents sports injuries
7.31.14 — KING 5 TV

ERs and urgent care facilities see all sorts of sports-related injuries, not only in the summer, but year-round. Seattle ... cont.

'No one is too young, no one is too fit': At 23, Bald Ballerina fights advanced breast cancer
7.31.14 — NBC's Today Show

A dancer since the age of 4, Maggie Kudirka knows the grit, discipline and focus required to become a professional ballerina. ... cont.

The Fault in “The Fault in Our Stars”
7.24.14 — On the Pulse Blog

I loved “The Fault in Our Stars.” Both the book and the movie. I read the book a few years ago during a flight. I cried so hard ... cont.