Working out the genetic risk for ADHD
Dec 07, 2016
Genetics play a strong part in the development of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but the path from a gene to risk for the disorder has remained a black box to researchers.. A new study in Biological Psychiatry ...
Data scientists find causal relation in characteristics of ADHD
Dec 02, 2016
Hyperactivity seems to be the result of not being able to focus one's attention rather than the other way around. This was proposed in an article in PLOS ONE, written by researchers at Radboud university medical center and ...
Inhibitory motor control problems may be unique identifier in adults with ADHD
Nov 16, 2016
Young adults diagnosed with ADHD may display subtle physiological signs that could lead to a more precise diagnosis, according to Penn State researchers.
Guidelines may have helped curb ADHD diagnoses in preschoolers
Nov 15, 2016
(HealthDay)—In a bit of good news, the rate of diagnoses for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among U.S. preschoolers has leveled off, a new study finds.
New study: Children with autism may be over-diagnosed with ADHD
Oct 28, 2016
A well-established screening tool used to assess children for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be less accurate when a child has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Pediatric researchers report that children ...
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.