For kids with ADHD, regular ‘green time’ is linked to milder symptoms

A new study adds to the evidence that time spent in green outdoor settings benefits children with ADHD.

A study of more than 400 children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder has found a link between the children’s routine play settings and the severity of their symptoms, researchers report.

Full article:
http://medicalxpress.com/news/2011-09-kids-adhd-regular-green-linked.html

tl;dr:
Those who regularly play in outdoor settings with lots of green (grass and trees, for example) have milder ADHD symptoms than those who play indoors or in built outdoor environments. The association holds even when the researchers controlled for income and other variables.

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