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Rate of ADHD higher in asthmatic children

By |2016-10-05T06:46:12-04:00December 18th, 2008|Categories: ADHD, Asthma, Medication, Research|Tags: , , , , |

In a study by Yuksel, et al. (2008), children with moderate asthma had significantly higher scores than non-asthmatic children on the Conners' Parent Rating Scale-48 (CPRS), an ADHD rating scale.  A study by Blackman & Gurka (2007) also found that children with asthma had a higher rate of ADHD.  As severity of asthma symptoms increased, so did the [...]

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