What forces influence your decision to treat ADHD? Case vignettes and a back-to-basics approach may bring clarity to the diagnostic and therapeutic clinical processes that surround the decision.
Twin Studies: Genetics May Explain Adult ADHD, Alcohol Abuse, Binge Eating
Among other findings: Shared genetic factors may account for 91% of the association between adult ADHD and binge eating.
Lowering the Bar: Patient or Addict?
Of the [ADHD] drug's effects he said, "It was instant; it fixed everything...All these problems that had ailed me my whole life were gone."
ADHD Strongly Overlaps, Worsens Teen Depression, Especially in Girls
A new study on gender differences in ADHD-depression overlap found each ADHD symptom significantly worsened depression.
Methylphenidate Ups Arrhythmia Risk in Kids
The relative risk of CV events with methylphenidate is generally low; however risk of MI may be higher in the early days after initiation.
Growth Charting May Aid in Early Identification of ADHD
A first-of-its-kind study applies traditional growth-charting to evaluate abnormal developmental patterns in connectivity networks of a child's brain.
Moderate Exercise Tied to Improved ADHD Symptoms in Young Men
Most significant were positive changes in motivation to complete mental work and in vigor, fatigue, and depression.
ADHD: What’s Myth and What’s Fact?
ADHD: seen only in kids; boys are more impaired vs girls; only stimulants work. Myths or facts?
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