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New ADHD Pharmacologic Treatments Needed But Few Are On the Way

New ADHD Pharmacologic Treatments Needed But Few Are On the Way

Little progress has been made in identifying effective agents for patients who don't respond to existing ADHD medications.

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Cost-Effectiveness of Atomoxetine for Treating Children with ADHD

Cost-Effectiveness of Atomoxetine for Treating Children with ADHD

Medical costs for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder have consistently been determined to be higher than for those without the disorder, in part because of the frequency of comorbid conditions such as depression, anxiety, and substance abuse.

No Evidence of Cognitive Impairment With Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate in ADHD

No Evidence of Cognitive Impairment With Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate in ADHD

Investigators assessed cognition after long-term treatment with lisdexamfetamine dimesylate in children and adolescents with ADHD.

Increased Risk for ADHD in Offspring of Parents With Type 1 Diabetes

Increased Risk for ADHD in Offspring of Parents With Type 1 Diabetes

After a median of 25 years of follow-up, 2.4% of those born to a parent with a type 1 diabetes diagnosis were diagnosed with ADHD, compared with only 1.5% of the matched controls.

ADHD Medication Prescription Trends Among Women of Reproductive Age

ADHD Medication Prescription Trends Among Women of Reproductive Age

There is an increase in ADHD medication prescriptions in reproductive-aged women.

ADHD Medication Shortage Due to Manufacturing Delays

ADHD Medication Shortage Due to Manufacturing Delays

According to the FDA, Quillivant XR and ER are currently in shortage.

Maternal Methylphenidate Use May Increase Risk for Congenital Malformations

Maternal Methylphenidate Use May Increase Risk for Congenital Malformations

Weighing the benefits and risks of treatment options for ADHD in women of reproductive age is a clear priority.

Examining the Effects of Maternal Cholesterol Levels on Risk for ADHD in Offspring

Examining the Effects of Maternal Cholesterol Levels on Risk for ADHD in Offspring

These findings may raise new hypotheses for understanding the origins of ADHD, gender differences, and future targets in the prevention of ADHD.

Formulation-Based CBT Improves Symptoms, Functioning in Adults With ADHD

Formulation-Based CBT Improves Symptoms, Functioning in Adults With ADHD

Individual formulation-based CBT with usual treatment is more effective than usual treatment alone for improving core symptoms in ADHD.

ADHD Risk in Offspring of Fathers Taking SSRIs Before, At Conception

ADHD Risk in Offspring of Fathers Taking SSRIs Before, At Conception

Children whose fathers used SSRIs during the 3 months prior to conception were at an increased risk for ADHD compared with unexposed children.

Examining the Ethics of ADHD Diagnoses: Legitimate, or Diagnosis of Convenience?

Examining the Ethics of ADHD Diagnoses: Legitimate, or Diagnosis of Convenience?

A physician discusses their thoughts on the ADHD "epidemic."

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