ADHD

No Increased Incidence of ADHD in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

No Increased Incidence of ADHD in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

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Contrary to our expectation and the hypotheses put forward by Lulé et al., patients with ALS reported significantly lower rates of self-reported childhood ADHD, no difference in adult ADHD rates, and lower levels of attention deficit symptoms compared to the general population.

Cost-Effectiveness of Atomoxetine for Treating Children with ADHD

Cost-Effectiveness of Atomoxetine for Treating Children with ADHD

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Medical costs for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder have consistently been determined to be higher than for those without the disorder, in part because of the frequency of comorbid conditions such as depression, anxiety, and substance abuse.

No Evidence of Cognitive Impairment With Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate in ADHD

No Evidence of Cognitive Impairment With Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate in ADHD

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Investigators assessed cognition after long-term treatment with lisdexamfetamine dimesylate in children and adolescents with ADHD.

Increased Risk for ADHD in Offspring of Parents With Type 1 Diabetes

Increased Risk for ADHD in Offspring of Parents With Type 1 Diabetes

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After a median of 25 years of follow-up, 2.4% of those born to a parent with a type 1 diabetes diagnosis were diagnosed with ADHD, compared with only 1.5% of the matched controls.

ADHD Medication Prescription Trends Among Women of Reproductive Age

ADHD Medication Prescription Trends Among Women of Reproductive Age

There is an increase in ADHD medication prescriptions in reproductive-aged women.

ADHD Medication Shortage Due to Manufacturing Delays

ADHD Medication Shortage Due to Manufacturing Delays

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According to the FDA, Quillivant XR and ER are currently in shortage.

Maternal Methylphenidate Use May Increase Risk for Congenital Malformations

Maternal Methylphenidate Use May Increase Risk for Congenital Malformations

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Weighing the benefits and risks of treatment options for ADHD in women of reproductive age is a clear priority.

Examining the Effects of Maternal Cholesterol Levels on Risk for ADHD in Offspring

Examining the Effects of Maternal Cholesterol Levels on Risk for ADHD in Offspring

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These findings may raise new hypotheses for understanding the origins of ADHD, gender differences, and future targets in the prevention of ADHD.

Formulation-Based CBT Improves Symptoms, Functioning in Adults With ADHD

Formulation-Based CBT Improves Symptoms, Functioning in Adults With ADHD

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Individual formulation-based CBT with usual treatment is more effective than usual treatment alone for improving core symptoms in ADHD.

ADHD Risk in Offspring of Fathers Taking SSRIs Before, At Conception

ADHD Risk in Offspring of Fathers Taking SSRIs Before, At Conception

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Children whose fathers used SSRIs during the 3 months prior to conception were at an increased risk for ADHD compared with unexposed children.

Examining the Ethics of ADHD Diagnoses: Legitimate, or Diagnosis of Convenience?

Examining the Ethics of ADHD Diagnoses: Legitimate, or Diagnosis of Convenience?

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A physician discusses their thoughts on the ADHD "epidemic."

Adult ADHD May Negatively Affect Fibromyalgia-Related Morbidity

Adult ADHD May Negatively Affect Fibromyalgia-Related Morbidity

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ADHD in adults frequenly co-occurs with fibromyalgia syndrome, and FMS-related morbidity may be negatively impacted.

MRI Demonstrates Brain Differences in Patients With ADHD

MRI Demonstrates Brain Differences in Patients With ADHD

Cerebral morphometric alterations can differentiate between children with ADHD and controls.

Psychostimulant Use in Pregnancy Associated With Few Absolute Increased Risks

Psychostimulant Use in Pregnancy Associated With Few Absolute Increased Risks

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Absolute increases in risks associated with stimulant use in women with ADHD are small.

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.

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