Treatment Together – Study Explores Benefits of Addressing Undiagnosed Parental ADHD For Children With the Disorder

 ADHD in the News 2019-09-12

A new University of Maryland-led study is screening parents along with their children for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to determine whether addressing an often-untreated mental health issue in caregivers also translates to better outcomes for children...“We are taking this approach because we recognize that untreated parental mental health challenges can influence the home environment and the child’s functioning over time,” said psychology Professor Andrea Chronis-Tuscano, principal investigator for the study.