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Video Games and Exercise as Alternative Therapies for ADHD

Video Games and Exercise as Alternative Therapies for ADHD

ADHD's many deficits cannot be ameliorated by pharmacotherapy alone. Researchers and clinicians are investigating computer interventions and physical activity that get to the root of the ADHD domain, such as inattention, memory, or time management.

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ADHD Medications Compared for Efficacy, Tolerability in Children and Adults

ADHD Medications Compared for Efficacy, Tolerability in Children and Adults

The 7 treatments included in the study were amphetamines (including lisdexamfetamine), atomoxetine, bupropion, clonidine, guanfacine, methylphenidate, and modafinil.

Jornay PM Approved for the Treatment of ADHD

Jornay PM Approved for the Treatment of ADHD

Jornay PM utilizes the proprietary Delexis drug delivery platform which consists of 2 functional film coatings: the first layer delays the initial drug release for up to 10 hours and the second layer helps control the release rate of the active ingredient throughout the day.

Digital Media Engagement Associated With ADHD Symptoms in Adolescents

Digital Media Engagement Associated With ADHD Symptoms in Adolescents

These results indicate an association between adolescent engagement in digital media activities and subsequent ADHD symptoms.

High Frequency of Digital Media Use Linked to ADHD Symptoms

High Frequency of Digital Media Use Linked to ADHD Symptoms

There is a modest, but statistically significant, association between higher frequency of digital media use and subsequent symptoms of ADHD among adolescents.

Younger Gestational Age Associated With Symptoms of ADHD in Children

Younger Gestational Age Associated With Symptoms of ADHD in Children

These findings illustrate potential gains of reducing the number of preterm births and the importance of providing custom support to children born preterm to prevent neurodevelopmental problems.

Early Preterm Birth Linked to Increased ADHD Symptoms

Early Preterm Birth Linked to Increased ADHD Symptoms

Early preterm birth is associated with a higher level of ADHD symptoms in preschool children.

Mindfulness, Psychoeducation Effective Treatments for Working Memory in Adult ADHD

Mindfulness, Psychoeducation Effective Treatments for Working Memory in Adult ADHD

The results of the study point to effective alternatives to psychopharmacologic treatments with methylphenidate for patients who experience nonresponse, contraindications, or adverse events, or for patients who prefer nonpsychopharmacologic treatments.

Increased Risk for Type 2 Diabetes in Adolescents, Young Adults With ADHD

Increased Risk for Type 2 Diabetes in Adolescents, Young Adults With ADHD

These findings can inform clinical practice in that type 2 diabetes should be considered in ADHD even in the absence of other known risk factors.

After-School Activities Beneficial for Children With ADHD

After-School Activities Beneficial for Children With ADHD

For children with ADHD, participation in after-school activities is associated with reduced odds of moderate-to-severe ADHD.

Risk for Neurodevelopmental Disorders Increased in Siblings of ADHD Probands

Risk for Neurodevelopmental Disorders Increased in Siblings of ADHD Probands

These results may be used to improve early identification of at-risk siblings based on a proband diagnosis of ADHD.

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