AAP treatment guidelines from 2011 appear to have contributed to the stabilization.
The mutation-positive cohort was more likely to have issues with disruptive behaviors, anger control, and inappropriate movements compared with the mutation-negative cohort.
Children and teens who used stimulants for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder had lower bone mineral content and bone density than nonusers.
Patients with comorbid bipolar disorder and ADHD may benefit from methylphenidate treatment, if it can be done without incurring the risk of mania.
Maternal tobacco smoking during pregnancy has previously been linked with numerous long-term neurodevelopmental abnormalities and child behavioral problems.
Investigators used decomposition methods to examine the relative importance of genetic and environmental components to the burden of ADHD.
These findings are important, as CDC rank alcohol-attributable mortality as the third leading cause of preventable death in the United States.
Investigators developed a test [The Test of Playfulness (ToP)] in order to examine children's play skills in peer-to-peer play interactions.
Neuropsychological findings indicate that similar executive functions are affected in ADHD and OCD, but new neuroimaging data indicate differences exist in brain structure and function.
While there is no cure for ADHD, currently available treatments such as medication, psychotherapy, education, or training can help reduce symptoms and improve functioning.
Children with ADHD may adapt more poorly to changing positive reinforcements compared with typically developing children.
For some people, symptoms of ADHD do not emerge until after childhood.
Children with uncorrectable vision problems are almost twice as likely to receive a diagnosis of ADHD.
Both ADHD and OCD were positively associated with addictive use of video games and of social media.
More than 50% of youth with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder will have persistence of the condition into adulthood.
CDC researchers recommend behavioral modification therapy as treatment for ADHD in children between 2 and 5 years of age.
Atomoxetine was not found to be associated with increased suicide risk compared with stimulant use in children and adolescents.
The prevalence of mental health diagnosis and psychotropic medication prescribing varies across US practices.
The research represents the first general population study of assortative mating in psychiatric disorders.
The bioequivalent of Adderall XR, the orally-disintegrating tablet Adzenys XR-ODT is an appealing option for treating ADHD in children.
Nicotine-dependent smokers who began smoking in the 1980s were more likely than older smokers to have a psychiatric condition, such as bipolar disorder, antisocial personality disorder, or ADHD.
Previous studies finding a link between antidepressants and autism may have actually been finding a link between autism and maternal depression itself.
There was no increased risk for death or changes in blood pressure or heart rate between those with and without a severe heart condition.
Those diagnosed in adolescence still had problems in terms of poorer memory function, even if they didn't met diagnostic criteria for ADHD in adulthood.
Adults who have suffered a traumatic brain injury at some point in their lives have a higher chance of developing ADHD.
Scripts for ADHD medications in the United Kingdom more than doubled between 2004 and 2014.
Recognizing that ADHD can persist beyond childhood is a first step in ensuring necessary care for individuals with this underdiagnosed condition.
Have we gotten derailed in our search for an objective diagnostic approach to ADHD?
The FDA received 51 reports between 2006 and 2014 of permanent skin discoloration associated with Daytrana patch, prompting labeling change.
Last year, for the first time, more prescriptions for ADHD meds were given to adults (53% market share) than children, according to Shire.
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