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.
Are We Overdiagnosing ADHD?
How best ensure an accurate ADHD diagnosis in the absence of an established gold-standard or neuroimaging test or biomarker?
Poor Sleep May Hike Mortality in Metabolic Syndrome
Short sleep duration was associated with increased risk of mortality among people with a cluster of cardiovascular risk factors known as metabolic syndrome, according to an observational study. Among more than 1300
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.
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