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 ...
Increase in evidence-based practice for children with ADHD
Aug 04, 2016
(HealthDay)—More Medicaid-covered children are receiving treatments that conform to practice standards for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), including the use of combined medication and psychotherapy, according ...
Combining medications could offer better results for ADHD patients
Aug 01, 2016
Three studies to be published in the August 2016 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) report that combining two standard medications could lead to greater clinical improvements ...
Web-based technology improves pediatric ADHD care and patient outcomes
Jul 26, 2016
As cases of ADHD continue to rise among U.S. children, pediatricians at busy community practices are getting a much-needed assist from a web-based technology to improve the quality of ADHD care and patient outcomes.
One-third of women with ADHD have anxiety disorders, almost half have considered suicide
Jul 20, 2016
Women with ADHD are much more likely to have a wide range of mental and physical health problems in comparison to women without ADHD, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Toronto.
Epilepsy may triple ADHD risk, Danish study finds
Jul 13, 2016
(HealthDay)—Children who suffer from epilepsy or fever-related seizures may face a higher risk of also having attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new Danish research suggests.