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January 15, 2019
by Patricia Tomasi

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New Study Finds Black Mothers Rate ADHD Higher Than White Mothers For Both Black And White Children

January 15, 2019 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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Studies have shown rates of ADHD to be higher among Black children, especially boys. A new study published in the Journal of Attention Disorders looked at why this may be the case. Most of the research on the topic of ADHD and assessments up to this point has only included Hispanic and White children with Hispanic and White informants. The new study addressed the key gaps in the existing literature by including Black and White boys and mothers. [More]

October 30, 2014
by Caleen Martin

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Mothers with Chronic Pain: Three Things You Should Never Do

October 30, 2014 04:55 by Caleen Martin  [About the Author]

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Mother's with chronic pain often doubt their parenting skills because of their pain conditions. It keeps you from running and playing with your kids; you can't even begin to try and keep up with them. Many days are spent resting in bed or on the couch. Maybe ten minutes of activity here or there but you can often feel inadequate as a mother. The truth is, you shouldn't. The mere fact that you are asking yourself if you are a good mother makes you a good mother. You're willing to take an honest look at yourself. You’re willing to evaluate what is going on in your relationship with your children and you have a desire to make sure you’re there and present with them to the best of your ability. [More]