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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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Number of young women using ADHD medicine up by 700 percent ...

Atlanta Journal Constitution - 21 Jan 2018
Are more people suffering from attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder? More prescriptions are certainly being filled, because the number of women in their late 20s using ADHD medicine jumped to 700 percent, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease ...
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More training needed to help adults with ADHD, says HSE - 21 Jan 2018
The HSE has said that more training is needed for health care professionals in adult psychiatry working in the area of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), writes Mark O'Flynn. It comes after a charity which provides supports for people ...
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Why cases of ADHD in young women are skyrocketing

USA TODAY - 19 Jan 2018
The number of young, adult women medicated for ADHD has skyrocketed over the last decade – jumping by 344%, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The report points out that these women are of reproductive age ...
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Rarity of Late-Onset ADHD: Symptoms Linked to Other Causes

Psychiatry Advisor - 17 Jan 2018
According to a study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, approximately 95% of adolescents and young adults who screened positive for late-onset attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) based on symptom checklists were later excluded ...
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5 common problems that can mimic ADHD

Harvard Health (blog) - 09 Jan 2018
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is very common — according to the most recent statistics, one in 10 children between the ages of 4 and 17 has been diagnosed with this problem. So it's not surprising that when parents notice that ...
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ADHD in adults and kids can be managed with 'pills and skills'

New York Daily News - 09 Jan 2018
Doctors estimate that 4 percent of American adults are living with ADHD, though most of them don't know it. ADHD, which also affects 8 to 12 percent of American children, is classified as a neurodevelopmental disorder, meaning that it is a result of ...
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Prenatal Caffeine and ADHD: Is There a Link?

Medscape - 19 Jan 2018
This instrument (although not diagnostic) grouped children into profiles that either fit or did not fit ADHD. The analysis accounted for maternal age at the time of birth, maternal body mass index, smoking during pregnancy, socioeconomic status ...
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5 Things About ADHD in Older Adults You May Not Know Managed Markets Network - 19 Jan 2018
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a recognized disorder affecting both children and adults, but what is known about ADHD when it affects older adults, especially those nearing retirement age or those who are already retired? Kathleen G ...
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ADHD Drug Tied to Heart Defects in Babies

Voice of America - 11 Jan 2018
Pregnant women who take drugs like Ritalin and Concerta for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely than those who don't to have babies with heart deformities and other birth defects, a recent study suggests. Researchers ...
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Jan. 22, 2018: Letters To the Editor

Boston Herald - 22 Jan 2018
The program guarantees health insurance to families with children and pregnant women who make too much money for Medicaid, but cannot afford private insurance. The program covers: routine check-ups, doctor visits, prescriptions, dental and vision care ...
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Sweet success for singing duo at Autistic Talent Gala - 21 Jan 2018
Nathaniel added that he hoped they would seize more opportunities like this in the future. For the competition, the duo performed an original composition written by Joshua called Short And Sweet. Salvador sang the lead vocals and Joshua accompanied him ...
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A daydreaming schoolgirl

EJ Insight - 19 Jan 2018
Several teachers had raised the possibility of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but Ling's parents believed their daughter would gradually adapt to school life and a visit to the doctor was not necessary. But as Ling entered primary ...
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In Brief

The Keene Sentinel - 21 Jan 2018
The number of young women prescribed medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) skyrocketed between 2003 and 2015, according to a new analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The report did not address why the ...

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