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Students think it's 'normal' to use performance enhancing drugs: study - Deccan Chronicle

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Deccan Chronicle

Students think it's 'normal' to use performance enhancing drugs: study
Deccan Chronicle
Adding, "We found that use of Ritalin by students to enhance their academic performance was perceived to be majority behaviour by most students, and that use of Ritalin to improve performance was perceived to be equally or more acceptable amongst peers ...

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Large Imaging Study Shows Structural Brain Differences in People with ADHD - ADDitude (blog)

ADHD - Thu, 2017-02-23 16:20

Large Imaging Study Shows Structural Brain Differences in People with ADHD
ADDitude (blog)
MRIs of more than 3,000 people provide further evidence that people with ADHD have structurally different brains than people without the condition, according to a new report funded by the National Institute of Health. The differences — which were more ...

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LSSD plans ADD/ADHD workshop - Wilson Post

ADHD - Thu, 2017-02-23 14:57

Wilson Post

LSSD plans ADD/ADHD workshop
Wilson Post
Lebanon Special School District will host a free workshop focused on ADD/ADHD on Monday, March 6, from 6 until 8:30 p.m. in the Castle Heights Elementary School Library, located at 1007 Castle Heights Avenue North. ADD/ADHD is a medical condition ...

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Barkley to share research on ADHD, teen drivers in March - Hickory Daily Record

ADHD - Thu, 2017-02-23 11:23

Hickory Daily Record

Barkley to share research on ADHD, teen drivers in March
Hickory Daily Record
“Since our agency's mission is to help children with learning differences and encourage their families, we wanted to bring Dr. Barkley to the area to talk about ADHD and specifically how it impacts teen's driving,” Angela Lawrence, the executive ...

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The best medicine for ADHD might not be medicine, at least at first - Washington Post

ADHD - Thu, 2017-02-23 05:04

Washington Post

The best medicine for ADHD might not be medicine, at least at first
Washington Post
Steve and Michelle were desperate. Their 6-year-old son, Sam, was diagnosed with ADHD soon after entering first grade. Sam's behavior seemed outright defiant: He ignored adults when his name was called and was in constant motion. Sam let out ...

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Children in state care allegedly medicated as punishment, Queensland's public guardian finds - ABC Local

Ritalin - Thu, 2017-02-23 03:59

ABC Local

Children in state care allegedly medicated as punishment, Queensland's public guardian finds
ABC Local
In her submission, public guardian Natalie Siegel-Brown stated over the course of two years, 1,483 issues were recorded by community visitors regarding the medication Ritalin, as well as conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, bipolar ...

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Confirmed: ADHD Brain Is Different - Medscape

ADHD - Thu, 2017-02-23 03:06

Medscape

Confirmed: ADHD Brain Is Different
Medscape
The structure of the brain of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) differs from that of normally developing children ? a difference that is clearly visible on MRI. This suggests that ADHD should be considered a neurologic ...
3 Epic ADHD StudiesPsychCentral.com (blog)
ADHD confirmed as a brain disorder: Study - Bel Marra HealthBel Marra Health
Imaging study confirms differences in ADHD brains - EconoTimesEconoTimes
Greenwich Sentinel
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ADHD: What all parents need to know - KSPR

ADHD - Wed, 2017-02-22 22:36

KSPR

ADHD: What all parents need to know
KSPR
She says if your child is hyperactive, not just at home but in school and other social situations, that might be a sign that your child has ADHD. She says other signs can include impulsivity or talking non-stop and interrupting in conversations. See ...

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11 Common Medications That Can Be Addictive, According To Experts - Bustle

Ritalin - Wed, 2017-02-22 12:58

Bustle

11 Common Medications That Can Be Addictive, According To Experts
Bustle
According to Glaser-Edwards, Ritalin, which is used to help those battling Attention Deficit Disorder, can lead to addiction (especially when you're taking them without even having the disorder). "People often don't realize that it is potentially ...

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Anxiety and ADHD in Patients With Single-Ventricle Congenital Heart Disease - Psychiatry Advisor

ADHD - Wed, 2017-02-22 10:59

Psychiatry Advisor

Anxiety and ADHD in Patients With Single-Ventricle Congenital Heart Disease
Psychiatry Advisor
As mortality and morbidity have decreased for children with critical CHD, it has become apparent that they suffer from higher-than-average rates of psychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders such as executive function deficits and ADHD.2,3 Although ...

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Parent Training Shows Promise for ADHD Treatment in Japan - PsychCentral.com

ADHD - Wed, 2017-02-22 07:48

Parent Training Shows Promise for ADHD Treatment in Japan
PsychCentral.com
International guidelines for the management of ADHD in children recommend approved medications and/or behavioral therapy. However, compared with many Western countries, Japan has fewer pharmacological and behavioral options. The availability of ...

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Adderall, Ritalin Side Effects: Are There Long Term Risks Of Dexedrine Or Methylphenidate Use For ADD, ADHD? - Medical Daily

Ritalin - Tue, 2017-02-21 16:19

Medical Daily

Adderall, Ritalin Side Effects: Are There Long Term Risks Of Dexedrine Or Methylphenidate Use For ADD, ADHD?
Medical Daily
Short summary: Adderall/Dexedrine can be neurotoxic in the long run (by damaging dopamine neurons) while Ritalin does not have as much neurotoxicity potential. Surprisingly, when Ritalin *and* Adderall are mixed together, Ritalin can actually help ...

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Mayne Pharma launches new version of generic ADHD drug - WNCT

ADHD - Tue, 2017-02-21 10:42

WNCT

Mayne Pharma launches new version of generic ADHD drug
WNCT
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Mayne Pharma Inc. announced they are launching a new version of a drug that is a generic alternative to Ritalin. Mayne Pharma already produced Methylphenidate, which is intended to treat attention deficit hyperactivity ...

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Mayne Pharma launches new version of generic ADHD drug - WNCT

Ritalin - Tue, 2017-02-21 10:42

WNCT

Mayne Pharma launches new version of generic ADHD drug
WNCT
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Mayne Pharma Inc. announced they are launching a new version of a drug that is a generic alternative to Ritalin. Mayne Pharma already produced Methylphenidate, which is intended to treat attention deficit hyperactivity ...

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How VAYA Pharma used Facebook ads for its ADHD campaign ... - Medical Marketing and Media

ADHD - Tue, 2017-02-21 10:14

Medical Marketing and Media

How VAYA Pharma used Facebook ads for its ADHD campaign ...
Medical Marketing and Media
The campaign would require a two-fold approach: Facebook link ads and Facebook Audience Network.

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New behavioral therapy to support Japanese mothers of children ... - Science Daily

ADHD - Tue, 2017-02-21 09:54

New behavioral therapy to support Japanese mothers of children ...
Science Daily
Researchers have successfully adapted a parent-training program for ADHD for use with families in Japan, where ADHD-specific behavioral interventions are ...

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ADHD Linked to Structural Differences in the Brain - The Scientist

ADHD - Tue, 2017-02-21 08:21

The Scientist

ADHD Linked to Structural Differences in the Brain
The Scientist
“I think most scientists in the field already know that the brains of people with ADHD show differences, but I now hope to have shown convincing evidence … that will reach the general public and show that it has [a basis in the brain] just like other ...
Does poor motivation or 'bad parenting' cause ADHD? Studies say it's in the brain structureGenetic Literacy Project
Kids with ADHD have some smaller brain regions than normal, study findsThe Spokesman-Review
ADHD News 2017: People With ADHD Found to Have Delayed ...Christian Post
The Conversation AU
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Is Ritalin a gateway drug? - Addiction Now

Ritalin - Tue, 2017-02-21 06:37

Addiction Now

Is Ritalin a gateway drug?
Addiction Now
October is Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) awareness month, and this year's theme is “Knowing is Better.” So we delved into the oldest and perhaps most popular ADHD med in the world: Ritalin. The Centers for Disease Control and ...

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New behavioral therapy to support Japanese mothers of children with ADHD - Medical Xpress

ADHD - Tue, 2017-02-21 05:30

Medical Xpress

New behavioral therapy to support Japanese mothers of children with ADHD
Medical Xpress
The New Forest Parenting Programme Japan (NFPP-Japan) provides support to Japanese mothers of children with ADHD to develop more effective parenting practices. This image is taken from a DVD made by OIST's Human Development and Neurobiology ...

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