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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), also referred to as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), is one of the most common childhood conditions that involve behavioral symptoms such as inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Although the c



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ADHD and sleeplessness: A critical link?

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Many individuals with ADHD have sleep-related disorders. Researchers investigate the link and hypothesize that the relationship may even be causal.



Cognitive-behavioural therapy particularly efficient in treating ADHD in adults

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) group training was shown to achieve the same results as neurofeedback training in treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).



Do pets really benefit children's health? Large study investigates

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Using advanced statistical tools, the largest study of its kind investigates the supposed link between children's health and household pet ownership.



Adult ADHD: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT

In this article, learn about adult ADHD and how it differs from childhood ADHD. We cover the symptoms of adult ADHD, and how it is diagnosed and treated.



ADHD medication tied to lower risk for alcohol, drug abuse in teens and adults

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT

About one-third lower risk revealed in IU-led analysis of 3 million Americans with attention deficient hyperactivity disorder.



Tic disorders: Causes, types, and diagnosis

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Tics are involuntary, repetitive sounds or movements. We take a closer look at three types of tic disorders: vocal, motor, and Tourette's syndrome.



Three types of ADHD: What are the differences?

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 09:00:00 PDT

ADHD is divided into three categories: inattentive, hyperactive-impulsive, and a combination. Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of each type.



FDA approves first generic Strattera for the treatment of ADHD

Wed, 31 May 2017 06:00:00 PDT

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic versions of Strattera (atomoxetine) to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in pediatric and adult patients.



What's coming next? Scientists identify how the brain predicts speech

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

An international collaboration of neuroscientists has shed light on how the brain helps us to predict what is coming next in speech.



Study questions benefits of long-term use of ADHD medications

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT

In a study that followed more than 500 children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) into adulthood, extended use of stimulant medication was linked with suppressed adult height but...



Flame retardant chemicals may affect social behavior in young children

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Some chemicals added to furniture, electronics and numerous other goods to prevent fires may have unintended developmental consequences for young children, according to a pilot study released today.



Novel dimensional approach uncovers biomarker for inattention

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Despite diagnoses for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) occurring in a reported 11 percent of U.S.



ADHD: Large imaging study confirms differences in several brain regions

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PDT

The largest study of its kind provides robust evidence to confirm ADHD is a brain disorder characterized by delayed development of several brain regions.



Is licorice intake during pregnancy linked to ADHD in offspring?

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PDT

Researchers have associated high licorice intake in pregnancy with the development of poorer memory and ADHD-like behaviors in offspring.



Could a Mediterranean diet protect against ADHD?

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PDT

Researchers from Spain have identified a link between low adherence to the Mediterranean diet and the risk of an ADHD diagnosis in children.



ADHD in Toddlers: Early Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDT

What age are children diagnosed with ADHD and is there evidence that it can be diagnosed in toddlers? What is the outlook for a child who is diagnosed?



Types of ADHD: Differences in symptoms and treatments

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDT

What are the types of ADHD and what are the differences in signs and symptoms? Learn how ADHD is diagnosed and how the different types are treated.



ADHD: Younger children 'may be overdiagnosed'

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDT

New research suggests that the birth date of a child might influence their risk of being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.



Inattentive ADHD: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PDT

Learn all about inattentive ADHD, a type of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. This article looks at the condition's symptoms and treatment options.



ADHD and anxiety: What's the connection?

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PDT

What are the signs and symptoms of anxiety and ADHD and what differences are there? Learn about treatments including medication, therapy, and relaxation.



Is Neurofeedback an Effective Treatment for ADHD?

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PDT

What is neurofeedback and does it work when treating ADHD? What should be considered when using neurofeedback and what should be expected from treatment?



Natural Remedies for ADHD

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Learn about natural remedies for treating the symptoms of ADHD. This article looks how supplements and lifestyle changes may be able to help.



Can Marijuana Help Treat ADHD?

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PDT

Learn if marijuana affects ADHD and if medical marijuana is available as a treatment. What are the risks, and can marijuana treat children with ADHD?



What Effect Does Caffeine Have on People with ADHD?

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Can caffeine be used as a treatment for ADHD and what should be considered before caffeine is given to a child? What other treatments are available?



ADD vs. ADHD: Is There a Difference?

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PDT

What are ADHD and ADD, and what are the signs and symptoms of both? Learn about how ADHD and ADD are diagnosed and treated and when to see a doctor.