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Judge: ADHD Did Not Cause Student to Assault Classmate - Law.com

Tue, 2018-09-18 15:29

Law.com

Judge: ADHD Did Not Cause Student to Assault Classmate
Law.com
After the incident, school district officials convened a “Manifestation Determination Review,” or MDR, to determine whether J.H.'s actions were spurred by his ADHD. They concluded it did not. J.H.'s parents sued on the basis that Rose Tree Media ...

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The ADHD brain retrained - Medical Xpress - Medical Xpress

Tue, 2018-09-18 09:35

Medical Xpress

The ADHD brain retrained - Medical Xpress
Medical Xpress
The cost of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be as high as EUR 7000 per patient per year in the United Kingdom and some 4 million children ...

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What Science Says About Video Games and ADHD - Healthline - Healthline

Sun, 2018-09-16 15:20

Healthline

What Science Says About Video Games and ADHD - Healthline
Healthline
As video games grow in popularity, more parents are raising concerns about their impact on kids' attention spans. Here's what the latest research shows.

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Researchers Say ADHD Increases Risk of Developing Parkinson's Disease - Healthline

Sat, 2018-09-15 09:04

Healthline

Researchers Say ADHD Increases Risk of Developing Parkinson's Disease
Healthline
Adults diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as well as adults who were prescribed psychostimulant medications for ADHD, have higher incidences of early-onset Parkinson's and Parkinson's-like diseases. That's according to a ...

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ADHD Diagnosis Could Increase Risk for Parkinson's, Study Suggests - Parkinson's News Today

Fri, 2018-09-14 07:26

Parkinson's News Today

ADHD Diagnosis Could Increase Risk for Parkinson's, Study Suggests
Parkinson's News Today
People diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), usually detected at an early age in hyperactive children, may have an increased risk of developing Parkinson's and Parkinson's-like diseases, a new study suggests. “Parkinson's ...
ADHD May Lead to Increased Risk of Parkinson's DiseaseNewsweek
ADHD Boosts Risk of Early-Onset Parkinson's, Other DiseasesMedscape

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ADHD medication use increases over time, but variations exist - Healio - Healio

Thu, 2018-09-13 16:40

The Lancet

ADHD medication use increases over time, but variations exist - Healio
Healio
The prevalence of ADHD medication use has increased over time among adults and children between 2001 and 2015, according study data involving more than ...
The Lancet Psychiatry: ADHD medication use is increasing but ...EurekAlert (press release)
Trends in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder medication use: a ...The Lancet

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Why School Is Often the First Place ADHD Symptoms Show Up - PsychCentral.com (blog)

Thu, 2018-09-13 13:27

PsychCentral.com (blog)

Why School Is Often the First Place ADHD Symptoms Show Up
PsychCentral.com (blog)
In my last post, I talked about how one of of the defining characteristics of ADHD is that symptoms show up in multiple environments – school, work, home, social settings and so on. Yet school is often the first place that ADHD symptoms make themselves ...

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Long-term effects of ADHD? Study links disorder to Parkinson's, but ... - ABC News

Thu, 2018-09-13 12:05

ABC News

Long-term effects of ADHD? Study links disorder to Parkinson's, but ...
ABC News
A new study links ADHD to Parkinson's, but there's no proof so far that it actually causes the disease later in life.
Study: ADHD May Hike Risk of Later Parkinson's, Other DisordersPsychCentral.com

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Are you confused about ADD/ADHD? - Loma Linda University Health

Thu, 2018-09-13 09:42

Loma Linda University Health

Are you confused about ADD/ADHD?
Loma Linda University Health
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common, yet complicated behavioral disorder that affects millions of children and adults in the U.S. and around the world, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Ara Anspikian ...

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ADHD Tied to Raised Risk of Early Parkinson's - WebMD

Wed, 2018-09-12 12:16

UPI.com

ADHD Tied to Raised Risk of Early Parkinson's
WebMD
What's more, among "those ADHD patients who had a record of being treated with amphetamine-like drugs -- especially Ritalin [methylphenidate] -- the risk dramatically increased, to between eight- to nine-fold," said senior study author Glen Hanson.
New Research Finds Link Between ADHD and Parkinson DiseaseAJMC.com Managed Markets Network
ADHD linked to increased risk for early Parkinson's disease - UPI.comUPI.com
ADHD Doubles Risk of Early Onset Parkinson'sGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
MedPage Today -Laboratory Equipment
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Differences in Efficacy and Tolerability of ADHD Medications Across Age Groups - Psychiatry Advisor

Wed, 2018-09-12 08:28

Psychiatry Advisor

Differences in Efficacy and Tolerability of ADHD Medications Across Age Groups
Psychiatry Advisor
When both safety and efficacy are taken into account, the preferred first-choice medication for treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) should most often be amphetamines for adults and methylphenidate for children and adolescents ...

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Your Health: ADHD numbers are rising, and scientists are trying to ... - Jacksonville Daily News

Wed, 2018-09-12 07:17

Your Health: ADHD numbers are rising, and scientists are trying to ...
Jacksonville Daily News
The number of children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has reached more than 10 percent, a significant increase during the past ...

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ADHD may increase risk of Parkinson's disease and similar disorders - Science Daily

Wed, 2018-09-12 06:34

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

ADHD may increase risk of Parkinson's disease and similar disorders
Science Daily
In a retrospective, population-based study, Hanson's team found ADHD patients were more than twice as likely to develop early onset (21-66 years old) Parkinson's and Parkinson-like diseases compared to non-ADHD individuals of the same gender and age.
New Research Finds Link Between ADHD and Parkinson DiseaseAJMC.com Managed Markets Network
ADHD Tied to Raised Risk of Early Parkinson'sWebMD
ADHD Doubles Risk of Early Onset Parkinson'sGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
UPI.com -MedPage Today
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ADHD may increase risk of Parkinson's disease and similar disorders - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 2018-09-12 03:02

EurekAlert (press release)

ADHD may increase risk of Parkinson's disease and similar disorders
EurekAlert (press release)
While about 11 percent of children (4-17 years old) nationwide have been diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the long-term health effects of having ADHD and of common ADHD medications remains understudied. Researchers at ...

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Prevalence of ADHD Diagnoses Up Significantly - Psych Congress Network

Tue, 2018-09-11 14:03

Prevalence of ADHD Diagnoses Up Significantly
Psych Congress Network
The prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnoses in the United States increased significantly from 1997 to 2016, reports a new study published online in JAMA Network Open. Researchers used data from the population-based, ...

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Barn Owls Help Researchers Understand How The Brain ... - NPR - NPR

Tue, 2018-09-11 13:32

KUNC

Barn Owls Help Researchers Understand How The Brain ... - NPR
NPR
Kids with ADHD are easily distracted. Barn owls are not. So a team at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore is studying these highly focused predatory birds in ...
Scientists Study Barn Owls To Understand Why People With ADHD Struggle To FocusKUNC

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Rapid Cycling Bipolar Disorder Associated With ADHD and Female Gender - Psychiatry Advisor

Tue, 2018-09-11 09:48

Psychiatry Advisor

Rapid Cycling Bipolar Disorder Associated With ADHD and Female Gender
Psychiatry Advisor
A history of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and being female increases the risk for rapid cycle bipolar disorder, according to a study published in the Journal of Affective Disorders. Researchers examined clinical characteristics ...

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Can Mindfulness Be Used to Help Treat Children With ADHD? - Psych Congress Network

Tue, 2018-09-11 07:37

Psych Congress Network

Can Mindfulness Be Used to Help Treat Children With ADHD?
Psych Congress Network
Combined with psychoeducational approaches tailored to the needs of children with ADHD, the strategies have demonstrated improvements in children and their caregivers. Participants in these studies have found that using mindfulness interventions helps ...

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Neuroscience Café: ADHD - Hoover Sun

Mon, 2018-09-10 21:21

Neuroscience Café: ADHD
Hoover Sun
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder that affects millions of children and often continues into adulthood. ADHD includes a combination of persistent problems, such as difficulty sustaining attention, ...

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