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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a men...

wikipedia - 15 Sep 2016
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental disorder of the neurodevelopmental type. It is characterized by problems paying attention, excessive activity, or difficulty controlling behavior which is not appropriate for a person's age. These symptoms begin by age six to twelve, are present for more than six months, and cause problems in at least two settings (such as school, home, or recreational activities). In children, problems paying attention may result in poor school perfo
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ADHD drugs do not improve cognition in healthy college students

Science Daily - 19 Jul 2018
Contrary to popular belief across college campuses, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications may fail to improve cognition in healthy students and actually can impair functioning, according to a study by researchers at the University ...
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Study: ADHD drugs do not improve cognition in healthy college students

EurekAlert (press release) - 19 Jul 2018
KINGSTON, R.I., July 19, 2018 -- Contrary to popular belief across college campuses, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications may fail to improve cognition in healthy students and actually can impair functioning, according to a study ...
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

After-school programs a boon for kids with ADHD

Chicago Tribune - 16 Jul 2018
After-school activities might be just what the doctor ordered for kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), researchers suggest. After analyzing records on more than 4,000 children with ADHD, the investigators found that nearly 72 ...
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Can Smartphones Trigger ADHD Symptoms in Teens?

WebMD - 17 Jul 2018
TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers who constantly use their smartphones may have a heightened risk of developing symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, a new study suggests. The findings offer a look at a question many ...
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Misdiagnosed ADHD sufferers turn to drink and drugs

The Times - 13 Jul 2018
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can worsen over time and adults may be taking the wrong drugs or self-medicating with alcohol. ADHD is characterised by an inability to concentrate, disruptive behaviour and impulsiveness. It affects about one ...
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Therapy dogs could help reduce ADHD symptoms: Study

Deccan Chronicle - 19 Jul 2018
Washington: Therapy dogs are effective in reducing the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, finds a study. The UCI School of Medicine research involved children aged 7 to 9 who had been diagnosed with ADHD and who ...
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The Co-Occurrence of ADHD and Substance Use Disorders

Healio - 15 Jul 2018
Investigating the connection between alcohol and substance use disorders (SUD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been of great interest due to the potential of improving outcomes for people with both diagnoses. A high risk for ...

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