ADHD drug use soars among young women
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(HealthDay)—Though drugs to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are typically taken by children and young teens, scores of women of childbearing age are now using the medications, a new government report ...
ADHD medications may reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infection
Jan 02, 2018
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) increases the risk of subsequent sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among adolescent and young adult populations by about three times, reports a study published in the January ...
For children with ADHD, a brief, school-based program can help dramatically with homework problems, study finds
Dec 06, 2017
Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder who took part in a brief, school-based program displayed significant improvements in their homework, organization and planning skills, according to a new study led by ...
MRI shows brain differences among ADHD patients
Nov 22, 2017
Information from brain MRIs can help identify people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and distinguish among subtypes of the condition, according to a study appearing online in the journal Radiology.
14 signs your daughter may have ADHD
Nov 17, 2017
When asked to describe a typical child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), most people would describe a young boy who climbs on things, is impatient and does not do what he is told. Few people would describe ...
Friendships between young children can protect against ADHD
Nov 15, 2017
Children who experience social exclusion in preschool are at greater risk of becoming so-called "school losers." Norwegian researchers are studying what happens to children who are marginalized.
What can twitter reveal about people with ADHD?
Nov 09, 2017
What can Twitter reveal about people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD? Quite a bit about what life is like for someone with the condition, according to findings published by University of Pennsylvania ...
Brain imaging reveals ADHD as a collection of different disorders
Nov 08, 2017
Researchers have found that patients with different types of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have impairments in unique brain systems, indicating that there may not be a one-size-fits-all explanation for the ...
Can adults develop ADHD? New research says probably not
Oct 20, 2017
Adults likely do not develop ADHD, according to new research by FIU clinical psychologist Margaret Sibley.
Nearly a third of college kids think ADHD meds boost grades
Oct 16, 2017
(HealthDay)—Many college students who abuse ADHD drugs mistakenly believe that doing so will lead to better grades, a new survey suggests.