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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 Medication Associated With Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

Psychiatry Advisor - 16 Nov 2017
They compared women who received amphetamine-dextroamphetamine (n=3331) or methylphenidate monotherapy (n=1515) in the first half of pregnancy to those who received atomoxetine, a nonstimulant ADHD medication, as a negative control exposure ...
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What can Twitter reveal about people with ADHD?

Science Daily - 13 Nov 2017
The researchers also found that people with ADHD tended to post messages related to lack of focus, self-regulation, intention and failure, as well as expressions of mental, physical and emotional exhaustion. They often used words like "hate ...
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5 things parents and teachers need to know about ADHD

Harvard Health (blog) - 27 Oct 2017
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a childhood disorder that affects as many as one out of 10 children in the United States. Even though it's fairly common, many misconceptions still persist. So here are five important things you should know ...
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What to Know About ADHD If You're Over 50

Next Avenue - 02 Nov 2017
Contrary to popular belief, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is not just a kids' disease. An estimated 3.4 percent of adults worldwide have it. And though it affects fewer women than men, menopause can make symptoms worse, experts say.
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Acetaminophen during pregnancy is associated with ADHD

Medical News Today - 03 Nov 2017
Acetaminophen is used by up to 70 percent of women during pregnancy in the United States, and between 50 and 60 percent of pregnant women across Western and Northern Europe. Potential links between this common OTC drug and ADHD have faced ...
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Children at risk from ADHD diagnosis delays, experts warn

BBC News - 03 Nov 2017
Slow, complicated delays in diagnosing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are putting UK children at risk, a report has found. According to those surveyed, nearly a third of children waited two or more years to be diagnosed with ADHD. Most felt ...
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Health Matters: Week of Nov. 19

The Providence Journal - 19 Nov 2017
Focus on Mindfulness for ADHD, Bradley Hospital, 1011 Veterans Memorial Pkwy., East Providence. Wednesday, Dec. 6, 7 p.m. Attendees will learn about the benefits of mindfulness and meditation for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Dr. Angela ...
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Delayed-release ADHD medication provides all-day symptom control

The Pharmaceutical Journal - 15 Nov 2017
Onset-of-action of psychostimulant medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be delayed by up to two hours, leading to inadequately controlled morning symptoms. In the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology (online, ...
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On The Move

Albany Times Union - 18 Nov 2017
Aleeya Healey, a developmental behavioral pediatrician, joined the Department of Pediatrics and was appointed assistant professor of pediatrics at Albany Medical College and director of the developmental behavioral pediatric residency medical education ...
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ADHD Drugs Associated With Modest Risks During Pregnancy

Medscape - 10 Nov 2017
Two large studies of pregnant women with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) suggest that stimulant medications taken during pregnancy are associated with a modestly increased risk for perinatal and placental abnormalities. The authors of ...
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Adult-onset ADHD may not exist, study suggests

Medical News Today - 23 Oct 2017
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain condition characterized by impulsive behavior, hyperactivity, and problems with concentration. Symptoms of the condition include fidgeting, being easily distracted, forgetfulness, and having ...
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Risk genes for autism overlap with those for attention deficit

Spectrum - 20 Oct 2017
People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) carry rare, harmful mutations in many of the same genes as people with autism, an analysis of thousands of sequences suggests. The findings suggest that mutations in these genes increase the ...
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​Keeping harsh punishment in check helps kids with ADHD, study finds

The Ohio State University News - 07 Nov 2017
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Cutting back on yelling, criticism and other harsh parenting approaches, including physical punishment, has the power to calm children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a new study. Researchers from The Ohio ...
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What Your Twitter Feed Can Reveal About Your Mental Health

Refinery29 - 15 Nov 2017
The study, conducted by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, focused on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and compared more than a million tweets from 1,400 Twitter users who self-reported having ADHD with tweets from those ...
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Adult-Onset ADHD Is Usually Something Else

Psychology Today (blog) - 15 Nov 2017
Among the many debates and questions that exist about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the question of whether or not its symptoms can begin in adolescence or even adulthood. With a few exceptions, like in cases of traumatic brain ...

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