ADHD

Young Women with ADHD and Second Level Teachers Required for Research Study

NUI Galway’s School of Education is currently seeking young women aged between 14-20 with a formal diagnosis of ADHD to participate in ...

MIND Institute researchers seek infants for study on early signs of autism and ADHD

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — UC Davis MIND Institute researchers are seeking participants for a new study that will examine the early development of ...

People with bipolar disorder are bigger risk-takers

Research led by The University of Manchester has shown that circuits in the brain involved in pursuing and relishing rewarding experiences are more strongly activated in people with bipolar disorder - guiding them towards riskier gambles and away from safer ones. ... Full story

Dismisses link between suicidal behaviour and ADHD drugs

A new register-based study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that drug therapy for ADHD does not entail an increased risk of suicide attempts or suicide, as was previously feared. The results are published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) . ... Full story

MRI Technique May Help Prevent ADHD Misdiagnosis

OAK BROOK, Ill. – Brain iron levels offer a potential biomarker in the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and may help physicians and parents make better informed treatment decisions, according to new research published online in the journal Radiology. ... Full story

Inside the adult ADHD brain

Brain scans differentiate adults who have recovered from childhood ADHD and those whose difficulties linger. ... Full story

Mayo Clinic Researchers Decode How the Brain Miswires, Possibly Causing ADHD

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Neuroscientists at Mayo Clinic in Florida and at Aarhus University in Denmark have shed light on why neurons in the brain’s reward system can be miswired, potentially contributing to disorders such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). ... Full story

ADHD Treatment Associated with Lower Smoking Rates

By Duke Medicine News and Communications - DURHAM, N.C. -- Treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with stimulant medication may reduce smoking risk, especially when medication is taken consistently, according to an analysis led by researchers at Duke Medicine. ... Full story

Study Finds ADHD and Trauma Often go Hand in Hand

Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder experienced more adversities than those without ADHD ... Full story

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