ADHD May Be Brought On By Stress In Infancy

ADHD May Be Brought On By Stress In Infancy

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be brought on by experiencing stress in infancy, claims a leading parenting expert. According to psychologist, parent educator and author of the best-selling Raising Boys , Steve Biddulph, new research suggests factors such as “stress at home and parents not meeting children’s needs early in life” could play a role in causing ADHD. Previously it was thought that the behavioral disorder - typically characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness - was caused by genetics and chemical imbalances in the brain. But in the new, updated version of Raising Boys , Biddulph highlights new studies which...

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