Adolescents who had more severe ADHD symptoms as children were more likely to initiate smoking.
There does not appear to be a causal association between methylphenidate hydrochloride treatment for ADHD and suicide attempts.
Bipolar disorder in youth does not exhibit a cognitive worsening over time.
Patients who take their ADHD medications may have a lower risk of alcohol and drug problems.
The US FDA has approved the first generic versions of Strattera to treat ADHD in pediatric and adult patients.
Adult ADHD can be accurately identified by a brief new screening tool designed using a machine-learning algorithm.
A new ADHD treatment option could improve early morning functioning in children.
Little progress has been made in identifying effective agents for patients who don't respond to existing ADHD medications.
Up to 22% of the motor vehicle crashes in patients with ADHD could have been avoided if those patients had received medication during their entire follow-up
Children with celiac disease are at a 1.4-fold increased risk for psychiatric disorders.
ADHD in adults can be determined by a 6-question screening tool.
Three of these regions were newly identified as involved in the expression of ADHD.
Adolescents with CHD have a fivefold increase in rates of anxiety disorders and ADHD compared with healthy control patients.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity should be considered a brain disorder, according to researchers.
Cardiac safety is integral to child and adolescent antipsychotic therapy.
Exercise shows promise for improving self-regulation and classroom functioning among children with complex behavioral health disorders.
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.
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