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Calm Your Hyperactive Child by Dr. Sabina Dosani

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Bin the box

Violent television programmes increase the risk of children developing attention problems. For those with ADHD, it might really make sense to bin the box.

Imagine if you could press a button to decrease your child’s chances of developing attention problems—the chances are, you’d do it. The good news is you can.

A study published in 2007 by researchers in the University of Washington found attention problems are likely when youngsters watch violent television – the last thing you want with ADHD kids. The Washington study looked at the television-watching habits of over 900 children. They were studied in 1997 and then followed up some years later to see what their behaviour was like. Their parents were quizzed on attention, concentration ...

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