Home/Tag: rate

Rate

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 [...]

Comments Off on Rate of ADHD higher in asthmatic children

Rate of middle-age suicide is the highest in 25 years

By |2016-10-05T06:46:15-04:00December 14th, 2007|Categories: Depression/Anxiety|Tags: , , , |

The U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) found that between 1994 and 2004, the suicide rate for people 45-54 years old rose by 20 percent. The researcher interviewed for the article had a good point - we focus suicide prevention problems on the young and elderly, and overlook people of middle age. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22258413/

Comments Off on Rate of middle-age suicide is the highest in 25 years