ADHD

ADHD Medication Exposure Associated With Increased Neonatal Mortality

ADHD Medication Exposure Associated With Increased Neonatal Mortality

There is a link between ADHD medication exposure during pregnancy and higher risk of neonatal morbidity.

Higher Incidence of Psychiatric Disorder Diagnosis Among Women With Psoriatic Arthritis

Higher Incidence of Psychiatric Disorder Diagnosis Among Women With Psoriatic Arthritis

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In women with PsA, there is a higher prevalence of ADHD and depression.

ADHD, Autism Associated With Postnatal Treatment of Congenital Hypothyroidism

ADHD, Autism Associated With Postnatal Treatment of Congenital Hypothyroidism

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In children with congenital hypothyroidism behavioral problems can be mitigated through appropriate levels of treatment during infancy.

Offspring ADHD Linked to Acetaminophen Use When Pregnant

Offspring ADHD Linked to Acetaminophen Use When Pregnant

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There is an increased risk for ADHD in offspring born to mothers who used acetaminophen while pregnant.

Meta-analysis of Pharmacological, Non-Pharmacological Treatments for ADHD

Meta-analysis of Pharmacological, Non-Pharmacological Treatments for ADHD

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Clinical differences may exist between the pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments commonly used for the management of ADHD.

Micronutrients Improve Some Symptoms of ADHD

Micronutrients Improve Some Symptoms of ADHD

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Children with confirmed ADHD who were not receiving medication for their disorder were randomly assigned to receive micronutrients or placebo.

Maternal Glucocorticoid Exposure Not Associated With ADHD in Offspring

Maternal Glucocorticoid Exposure Not Associated With ADHD in Offspring

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Siblings with prenatal exposure to glucocorticoids were also compared with siblings with no exposure.

ADHD, Comorbid Bipolar Disorder Share Similar Neurocognitive Profiles

ADHD, Comorbid Bipolar Disorder Share Similar Neurocognitive Profiles

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People with both bipolar disorder and ADHD have similar neurocognitive profiles compared with people with only bipolar disorder.

Adolescents With ADHD Frequently Skip Doses of Medication

Adolescents With ADHD Frequently Skip Doses of Medication

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Many adolescents on ADHD medication skip or miss doses.

Undertreatment of ADHD in US Adults: An Unmet Need

Undertreatment of ADHD in US Adults: An Unmet Need

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Results indicate there is an unmet need for better treatment to manage symptom burden in US adults with ADHD.

ADHD Treatments

A chart outlining pharmacotherapies for ADHD, including information on form, strength, maximum dosages and administration.

Smoking Risks for Female Adolescents with ADHD in Childhood

Smoking Risks for Female Adolescents with ADHD in Childhood

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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

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

Youth With BD Do Not Experience Cognitive Decline Into Adulthood

Youth With BD Do Not Experience Cognitive Decline Into Adulthood

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Bipolar disorder in youth does not exhibit a cognitive worsening over time.

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

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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

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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

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

New ADHD Pharmacologic Treatments Needed But Few Are On the Way

New ADHD Pharmacologic Treatments Needed But Few Are On the Way

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

ADHD Medication May Reduce Number of Automobile Crashes

ADHD Medication May Reduce Number of Automobile Crashes

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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

Psychiatric Disorders in Children Linked to Celiac Disease

Psychiatric Disorders in Children Linked to Celiac Disease

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Children with celiac disease are at a 1.4-fold increased risk for psychiatric disorders.

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

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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

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

ADHD Should Be Considered a Brain Disorder

ADHD Should Be Considered a Brain Disorder

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity should be considered a brain disorder, according to researchers.

Pediatric Patients Should Undergo Electrocardiogram Assessment Before Antipsychotic Treatment

Pediatric Patients Should Undergo Electrocardiogram Assessment Before Antipsychotic Treatment

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Cardiac safety is integral to child and adolescent antipsychotic therapy.

Aerobic Exercise May Benefit Children With Behavioral Disorders

Aerobic Exercise May Benefit Children With Behavioral Disorders

Exercise shows promise for improving self-regulation and classroom functioning among children with complex behavioral health disorders.

Rate of ADHD Diagnoses in Preschoolers Stabilizing

Rate of ADHD Diagnoses in Preschoolers Stabilizing

AAP treatment guidelines from 2011 appear to have contributed to the stabilization.

Rare Genetic Mutations Found in Up to 25% of Children With ADHD

Rare Genetic Mutations Found in Up to 25% of Children With ADHD

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The mutation-positive cohort was more likely to have issues with disruptive behaviors, anger control, and inappropriate movements compared with the mutation-negative cohort.

ADHD Medications and Bone Density

ADHD Medications and Bone Density

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Children and teens who used stimulants for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder had lower bone mineral content and bone density than nonusers.

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