What are the diagnostic criteria? Management strategies? You'll find practical, concise guidance and tips here.
Twin Studies: Genetics May Explain Adult ADHD, Alcohol Abuse, Binge Eating
Among other findings: Shared genetic factors may account for 91% of the association between adult ADHD and binge eating.
Lowering the Bar: Patient or Addict?
Of the [ADHD] drug's effects he said, "It was instant; it fixed everything...All these problems that had ailed me my whole life were gone."
ADHD Strongly Overlaps, Worsens Teen Depression, Especially in Girls
A new study on gender differences in ADHD-depression overlap found each ADHD symptom significantly worsened depression.
Methylphenidate Ups Arrhythmia Risk in Kids
The relative risk of CV events with methylphenidate is generally low; however risk of MI may be higher in the early days after initiation.
Growth Charting May Aid in Early Identification of ADHD
A first-of-its-kind study applies traditional growth-charting to evaluate abnormal developmental patterns in connectivity networks of a child's brain.
Moderate Exercise Tied to Improved ADHD Symptoms in Young Men
Most significant were positive changes in motivation to complete mental work and in vigor, fatigue, and depression.
ADHD: What’s Myth and What’s Fact?
ADHD: seen only in kids; boys are more impaired vs girls; only stimulants work. Myths or facts?
ADHD in Adults: A Quiz for Primary Care
What does ADHD look like in adults? What signs/symptoms should be on your radar? Find out what you know and what you need to know.
A Case of Attention Deficit Disorder?
Attention to ADD seems to be escalating. It almost seems to be a fad. Doesn’t everyone want to be able to focus better?
Mini-Quiz: ADHD and Oppositional Behaviors
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and oppositional defiant disorder are both considered disruptive behavior disorders, but the 2 disorders are distinct, having different etiologies and responding to different types of treatment.