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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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Adolescents With ADHD Frequently Skip Doses of Medication

Adolescents With ADHD Frequently Skip Doses of Medication

Many adolescents on ADHD medication skip or miss doses.

Smoking Risks for Female Adolescents with ADHD in Childhood

Smoking Risks for Female Adolescents with ADHD in Childhood

Adolescents who had more severe ADHD symptoms as children were more likely to initiate smoking.

ADHD Treatment Not Causally Associated With Suicide Attempt Risk

ADHD Treatment Not Causally Associated With Suicide Attempt Risk

There does not appear to be a causal association between methylphenidate hydrochloride treatment for ADHD and suicide attempts.

ADHD Medication May Curb Alcohol, Drug Addiction

ADHD Medication May Curb Alcohol, Drug Addiction

Patients who take their ADHD medications may have a lower risk of alcohol and drug problems.

ADHD Medication Strattera Gets FDA Approval for Adult, Pediatric Patients

ADHD Medication Strattera Gets FDA Approval for Adult, Pediatric Patients

The US FDA has approved the first generic versions of Strattera to treat ADHD in pediatric and adult patients.

New ADHD Screening Tool Disorder Matches DSM 5 Criteria

New ADHD Screening Tool Disorder Matches DSM 5 Criteria

Adult ADHD can be accurately identified by a brief new screening tool designed using a machine-learning algorithm.

New ADHD Treatment Addresses Early Morning Functioning Impairments

New ADHD Treatment Addresses Early Morning Functioning Impairments

A new ADHD treatment option could improve early morning functioning in children.

Adult ADHD Assessed by Questionnaire

Adult ADHD Assessed by Questionnaire

ADHD in adults can be determined by a 6-question screening tool.

ADHD Marked By Structural Differences in Brain

ADHD Marked By Structural Differences in Brain

Three of these regions were newly identified as involved in the expression of ADHD.

Anxiety and ADHD in Patients With Single-Ventricle Congenital Heart Disease

Anxiety and ADHD in Patients With Single-Ventricle Congenital Heart Disease

Adolescents with CHD have a fivefold increase in rates of anxiety disorders and ADHD compared with healthy control patients.

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