ADHD

Common Pesticide May Increase Risk of ADHD

Rutgers study suggests that pregnant women and young children are more susceptible ...

UF study of drug users finds people with ADHD started using at younger age

Adults with a history of ADHD who use drugs started using substances one to two years earlier than those with no ADHD ...

Study links ADHD, conduct disorder with teen alcohol and tobacco use

CINCINNATI -- A new study links ADHD and conduct disorder in young adolescents with increased alcohol and tobacco use. The Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center study is among the first to assess such an association in this age group. ... Full story

ADHD-Air Pollution Link

Breathing Dirty Air During Pregnancy Raises Odds of Childhood ADHD-Related Behavior Problems ... Full story

Type of Therapy Kids Receive for ADHD Depends on Where They Live

About one quarter of commercially-insured children who are treated with medication for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder also receive psychotherapy, and the percentage is far lower in many parts of the country, according to a new RAND Corporation study. ... Full story

Slow to mature, quick to distract: ADHD brain study finds slower development of key connections

Brain networks to handle internal & external tasks mature more slowly in ADHD ... Full story

Grabbing attention to raise awareness of ADHD

A new interactive game and educational video is set to tour Nottingham and London to raise public awareness and understanding of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults. ... Full story

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 their unaffected classmates. Researchers from the University of Zurich now discovered that different learning and decision-making mechanisms are responsible for these behaviors, and localized the underlying impairments in the brain. ... Full story

Involuntary Eye Movement a Foolproof Indication for ADHD Diagnosis

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

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

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