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.
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.
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.
For children with ADHD, participation in after-school activities is associated with reduced odds of moderate-to-severe ADHD.
These results may be used to improve early identification of at-risk siblings based on a proband diagnosis of ADHD.
Recognizing the increased risk for mood disorders in children with ASD and ADHD may be useful for clinicians and parents in developing proper screening and treatment strategies.
If replicated, the novel findings in this study may have important implications for assessing sluggish cognitive tempo in ADHD.
Investigators sought to determine the risk for developing secondary ADHD 5 to 10 years after traumatic brain injury in children and adolescents.
Abstinence relieves symptoms associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder among patients with polysubstance use disorder.
Clinician awareness of this issue is essential in order to continue providing effective treatment while attempting to reduce abuse of these prescription drugs.
Researchers believe that the large increases in clinical ADHD diagnoses were unlikely to be representative of a real bump in prevalence.
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