ADHD

ADHD children make poor decisions due to less differentiated learning processes

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common psychiatric disorders among school children. Pupils with ADHD often make poorer decisions than ...

Involuntary Eye Movement a Foolproof Indication for ADHD Diagnosis

Tel Aviv University researchers develop diagnostic tool for the most commonly misdiagnosed disorder ...

ADHD, substance abuse and conduct disorder develop from the same neurocognitive deficits

Researchers at the University of Montreal and CHU Sainte-Justine Research Centre have traced the origins of ADHD, substance abuse and conduct disorder, and found that they develop from the same neurocognitive deficits, which in turn explains why they often occur together. ... Full story

Study to help children with ADHD

A University of Canterbury PhD student is investigating to see if micronutrients can help children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and improve their social skills and cognitive functions. ... Full story

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 a study to examine the impact the condition has on their educational and social experiences. This study is open to participants living in any geographical region of the Republic of Ireland. ... Full story

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 infants who have an older sibling with autism spectrum disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or who are developing typically. In an effort to detect the earliest signs of developmental problems, the researchers will test a new online screening measure that uses videos to help parents track their infants’ development. ... Full story

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

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