New study to tackle ADHD in young prisoners
Oct 10, 2016
A new study led by researchers from King's College London, the University of Edinburgh and Imperial College London, will investigate whether a drug called methylphenidate (MPH) reduces symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity ...
Fewer indications of ADHD in children whose mothers took vitamin D during pregnancy
Oct 10, 2016
Children of mothers who took vitamin D during pregnancy with resultant high levels of the vitamin in the umbilical blood have fewer symptoms of ADHD at the age of two and a half years.
ADHD linked to 'lifelong trajectory of disadvantage'
Oct 10, 2016
University of Queensland researchers are calling for a greater focus on addressing common mental disorders in children to avoid a potential 'tsunami' of long-term issues in adulthood.
An ADHD diagnosis puts girls at much higher risk for other mental health problems
Oct 04, 2016
Girls with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are at higher risk than girls without ADHD for multiple mental disorders that often lead to cascading problems such as abusive relationships, teenage pregnancies, poor grades ...
Online program helps families of pre–schoolers with ADHD
Sep 29, 2016
A University of Queensland online program has been shown to alleviate children's attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms and parents' stress.
Avoiding failure leads to missed opportunities for children with ADHD
Sep 23, 2016
Behavioral experiment on reward and punishment highlights the cumulative effect of punishment in children with ADHD.
Study estimates ADHD symptom persistence into adulthood
Sep 19, 2016
Sixty percent of children with ADHD in a recent study demonstrated persistence of symptoms into their mid-20's, and 41 percent had both symptoms and impairment as young adults.
Unhealthy diet during pregnancy could be linked to ADHD
Aug 18, 2016
New research led by scientists from King's College London and the University of Bristol has found that a high-fat, high-sugar diet during pregnancy may be linked to symptoms of ADHD in children who show conduct problems early ...
Many patients don't reach target dose of atomoxetine
Aug 11, 2016
(HealthDay)—A considerable proportion of patients receiving atomoxetine (ATX), especially those receiving ATX monotherapy, do not reach the recommended dose of 80 mg/day (ATX ≥80), according to a study published online ...
College students who misuse stimulants more likely to have ADHD, substance-use disorder
Aug 08, 2016
A new study by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators finds that college students who misuse stimulant drugs are more likely to have attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), conduct disorder or substance-use ...