Little progress has been made in identifying effective agents for patients who don't respond to existing ADHD medications.
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.
Investigators assessed cognition after long-term treatment with lisdexamfetamine dimesylate in children and adolescents with ADHD.
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.
There is an increase in ADHD medication prescriptions in reproductive-aged women.
According to the FDA, Quillivant XR and ER are currently in shortage.
Weighing the benefits and risks of treatment options for ADHD in women of reproductive age is a clear priority.
These findings may raise new hypotheses for understanding the origins of ADHD, gender differences, and future targets in the prevention of ADHD.
Individual formulation-based CBT with usual treatment is more effective than usual treatment alone for improving core symptoms in ADHD.
Children whose fathers used SSRIs during the 3 months prior to conception were at an increased risk for ADHD compared with unexposed children.
A physician discusses their thoughts on the ADHD "epidemic."
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