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Longitudinal white matter development in children is associated with puberty, attentional difficulties, and mental health
The pubertal period involves dynamic white matter development. This period also corresponds with rapid gains in higher cognitive functions including attention, as well as increased risk of developingExpand
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Behavioural sleep problems in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): protocol for a prospective cohort study
Introduction Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) commonly experience behavioural sleep problems, yet these difficulties are not routinely assessed and managed in this group.Expand
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Diagnosing autism: Australian paediatric research network surveys
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder with reported prevalence of more than 1/100. In Australia, paediatricians are often involved in diagnosing ASD and providing long‐termExpand
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Medication prescribed by Australian paediatricians: Psychotropics predominate
The aims of this study were to examine: (i) medications prescribed by Australian general and community paediatricians, (ii) predictors of prescribing (child age, gender) and (iii) changes inExpand
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Prevalence and Predictors of Medication Use in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Evidence from a Community-Based Longitudinal Study.
OBJECTIVES To determine, in a community-based sample of primary school-aged children meeting diagnostic criteria for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), (1) the proportion of childrenExpand
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Trends in paediatric practice in Australia: 2008 and 2013 national audits from the Australian Paediatric Research Network
In adult medicine, rates of investigation and prescribing appear to be increasing. Such information is lacking for paediatrics. We audited Australian paediatricians’ practices in 2013 to determineExpand
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Diagnosing autism: Contemporaneous surveys of parent needs and paediatric practice
Concurrence between parents' information needs and clinicians' practice when diagnosing autism is unknown but may influence families' uptake of management and adjustment. We aimed to compare parents'Expand
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Maternal and child health nurses' self-perceived confidence in dealing with child behaviour problems.
BACKGROUND Addressing behaviour problems in children is increasingly becoming part of routine care. The question therefore arises as to which workforce members are best suited to deliver structuredExpand
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Maternal ADHD symptoms, child ADHD symptoms and broader child outcomes
Objective This study investigated the associations between maternal symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and child functional outcomes in a community-based sample of childrenExpand
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Chronic tic disorders in children with ADHD
Objective To examine in a community-based cohort: (1) the prevalence of chronic tic disorder (CTD) in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) compared with non-ADHD controls atExpand
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