Although there is no evidence that environmental factors
ADHD, they may influence how the disorder is
expressed. For example, although ADHD is not caused by "bad parenting," certain
parenting methods can improve or make worse some symptoms of the disorder.
Environmental factors that may influence how ADHD is expressed include:1
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February 2, 2012
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
& Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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