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Q: My Teen Gets Too Distracted When Doing Homework on the Computer! - ADDitude

Mon, 2018-07-16 03:17

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Q: My Teen Gets Too Distracted When Doing Homework on the Computer!
ADDitude
Figuring out how to deal with screens is a common family struggle today. You've identified the three primary challenges that parents of teens with attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) face: avoiding digital procrastination, using electronics as ...

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Study Finds Athletes with ADHD Have Greater Risk of Anxiety, Depression After Concussion - PsychCentral.com

Sun, 2018-07-15 20:19

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Study Finds Athletes with ADHD Have Greater Risk of Anxiety, Depression After Concussion
PsychCentral.com
Athletes who have attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be at greater risk for experiencing persistent anxiety and depression after a concussion, according to new research. “These findings suggest that ADHD and concussion may have a ...

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4 Studies on the Positive Effects of Nature Therapy for ADHD Symptoms - Eco Child's Play

Sun, 2018-07-15 10:50

Eco Child's Play

4 Studies on the Positive Effects of Nature Therapy for ADHD Symptoms
Eco Child's Play
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is characterized by three symptomatic traits: inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. There is no cure for this brain condition, and treatment usually consists of prescriptive drugs. According to the ...
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) Market Development, Market Trends, Key Driven Factors, Segmentation ...The Comic Journal (blog)
ADHD Drugs Market Report 2017 | Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, GlobalForecast To 2022theautomarketnews.com

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The Co-Occurrence of ADHD and Substance Use Disorders - Healio

Sat, 2018-07-14 21:20

The Co-Occurrence of ADHD and Substance Use Disorders
Healio
Investigating the connection between alcohol and substance use disorders (SUD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been of great interest due to the potential of improving outcomes for people with both diagnoses. A high risk for ...

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How computer games can treat ADHD and PTSD by rewiring your brain and allowing safe role-play - South China Morning Post

Sat, 2018-07-14 05:47

South China Morning Post

How computer games can treat ADHD and PTSD by rewiring your brain and allowing safe role-play
South China Morning Post
Playing computer games can be good for your mental health. That's one of the messages of the Games for Change Festival, an annual event that focuses on how games – and now virtual reality and augmented reality – can be designed and used for positive ...

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Misdiagnosed ADHD sufferers turn to drink and drugs - The Times

Fri, 2018-07-13 17:04

The Times

Misdiagnosed ADHD sufferers turn to drink and drugs
The Times
Adults with ADHD are being misdiagnosed as having anxiety and depression because there is not enough awareness of the condition, a leading psychiatrist has said. Margo Wrigley said that there was a mistaken belief that people grew out of the condition.

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Can Severe ADHD Predict Video Game Addiction? - TheFix.com

Fri, 2018-07-13 13:56

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Can Severe ADHD Predict Video Game Addiction?
TheFix.com
While debate continues to swirl about the validity of video game dependency, a new study has opined that individuals with severe symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may also be more prone to develop an equally severe dependency ...

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Review of Cardiovascular Effects of ADHD Medications - Healio

Fri, 2018-07-13 13:18

Review of Cardiovascular Effects of ADHD Medications
Healio
The prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among adults is approximately 4.4%, and more than 1.5 million Americans are prescribed stimulants for the treatment of ADHD. Stimulants (such as methylphenidate and amphetamine ...

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Emotional Dysregulation in Adult ADHD - Healio

Fri, 2018-07-13 13:15

Emotional Dysregulation in Adult ADHD
Healio
Adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a developmental disorder that persists into adulthood in about one-half of all patients. Although the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition diagnostic ...

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Are Concussions Tougher on Athletes With ADHD? - WebMD

Fri, 2018-07-13 10:43

WebMD

Are Concussions Tougher on Athletes With ADHD?
WebMD
THURSDAY, July 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Young athletes with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) might be at higher risk of developing depression and anxiety symptoms after a concussion, a preliminary study suggests. The study, of nearly ...

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Struggling college student seeking ADD/ADHD help - Philly.com

Fri, 2018-07-13 10:07

Struggling college student seeking ADD/ADHD help
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DEAR ABBY: I am a 20-year-old college student. After attending a local community college for two years, I will be starting classes at a four-year school. I make excellent grades, but I struggle with organization. My mother has ADD, and I am certain ...

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Concussion Tied to Anxiety, Depression in College Athletes with ADHD - MedPage Today

Thu, 2018-07-12 15:31

MedPage Today

Concussion Tied to Anxiety, Depression in College Athletes with ADHD
MedPage Today
Both anxiety and depression scores were significantly higher in college athletes with a history of concussion who had ADHD than athletes who did not have ADHD, reported Robert Davis Moore, PhD, of the University of South Carolina in Columbia, and ...
Concussion May Bring Greater Risks for Athletes with ADHDPR Newswire (press release)
Athletes with ADHD may be at greater risk for anxiety and depression after concussionNews-Medical.net

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Concussions are more damaging to athletes with ADHD - Daily Mail

Thu, 2018-07-12 14:31

Daily Mail

Concussions are more damaging to athletes with ADHD
Daily Mail
The rate of ADHD diagnoses has soared in the US population in recent years. A CDC report released in February found 6.1 million children (9.8 percent) had been diagnosed with the disorder - an increase of about five percent a year since 2003. Most of ...

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Study: Disparate Psychiatric Disorders Share Widespread Genetic Overlap - ADDitude

Thu, 2018-07-12 13:02

ADDitude

Study: Disparate Psychiatric Disorders Share Widespread Genetic Overlap
ADDitude
In this international collaboration, researchers found widespread genetic overlap across different types of psychiatric disorders, most notably attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or ADD), anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, major ...

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NDA for ADHD Med That Is Dosed at Night Resubmitted to FDA - Monthly Prescribing Reference

Thu, 2018-07-12 11:56

NDA for ADHD Med That Is Dosed at Night Resubmitted to FDA
Monthly Prescribing Reference
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted a resubmitted New Drug Application (NDA) for the investigational treatment HLD200 (Ironshore Pharmaceuticals) for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). HLD200, a delayed-release and ...
Ironshore Pharmaceuticals Announces PDUFA Date of August 8, 2018 for HLD200BioSpace (press release) (blog)

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Q: When Should I Take My Child Back To the Pediatrician? - ADDitude

Thu, 2018-07-12 09:33

ADDitude

Q: When Should I Take My Child Back To the Pediatrician?
ADDitude
Roughly half of all children with attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) also have a comorbid, or related, condition. That's why it's so important for diagnosing clinicians to evaluate children for the following conditions that commonly mimic or ...

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Younger Gestational Age Associated With Symptoms of ADHD in Children - Psychiatry Advisor

Thu, 2018-07-12 09:11

Psychiatry Advisor

Younger Gestational Age Associated With Symptoms of ADHD in Children
Psychiatry Advisor
Children born early preterm score higher on ADHD symptom and inattention tests compared with children born at gestational week 40, according to research published in JAMA Pediatrics. This population-based cohort study evaluated 113,227 children in ...

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Your Child's ADHD Is an Iceberg - ADDitude

Thu, 2018-07-12 03:52

ADDitude

Your Child's ADHD Is an Iceberg
ADDitude
Developmental Delays Children with ADHD develop 2-3 years more slowly than their peers. We see this impact in maturity, social skills, executive functioning, emotional dysregulation, and self-regulation. Keep this in mind as you create appropriate (and ...

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Live Webinar August 29: Ready, Set, Learn: How Teachers Can Motivate Every Single Student - ADDitude

Wed, 2018-07-11 14:58

ADDitude

Live Webinar August 29: Ready, Set, Learn: How Teachers Can Motivate Every Single Student
ADDitude
This informative, results-oriented webinar will first provide a brief overview of the major scientific explanations of motivation and why they don't quite fit kids with ADHD. We'll focus on the difference between extrinsic motivation (I want to do this ...

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