1. Chaos at Home Can Hamper Parenting of ADHD Kids

    Chaos at Home Can Hamper Parenting of ADHD Kids

    Household chaos tends to have a direct negative effect on the emotions and behaviors of parents of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a new study by German researchers at Goethe University Frankfurt and the universities of Bremen, Heidelberg, Tübingen and Kiel.

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    1. We assumed that the parents of children with ADHD found it difficult to maintain a structured family life and daily routines due to their children's symptoms. In turn, household chaos has an adverse effect on emotional climate and parents' behavior.
    2. Household chaos seems to be some kind of mechanism through which the symptoms of children with ADHD have a negative impact on their parents' behavior towards them.
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