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Adult ADHD Can't Be Diagnosed With A Simple Screening Test, Doctors Warn - KUNC

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Adult ADHD Can't Be Diagnosed With A Simple Screening Test, Doctors Warn
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Diagnosing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can be difficult. The symptoms of the disorder, as defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, or DSM, have changed multiple times. And, even if you know what to look for, many of the symptoms ...

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Academics take smart drugs prescribed to help ADHD to keep up with university work - Telegraph.co.uk

Sun, 2017-05-28 18:37

Telegraph.co.uk

Academics take smart drugs prescribed to help ADHD to keep up with university work
Telegraph.co.uk
Cambridge neuroscientist Dr Hannah Critchlow said that professors were increasingly using medication which was meant for Alzheimer's patients, narcoleptics or children with ADHD. Speaking at The Hay Festival, she said: "Can you expand your mind and ...

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ARE YOU SUFFERING FROM ADHD? - Pune Mirror

Sun, 2017-05-28 17:25

Pune Mirror

ARE YOU SUFFERING FROM ADHD?
Pune Mirror
It was previously believed that ADHD is a childhood condition, one that children grow out of eventually. This has since been disproved. Consulting psychiatrist Dr Kersi Chavda says, “As much as 40-50 per cent of childhood ADHD seems to persist into ...

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Athletes with ADHD more likely to choose team sports which could increase injury risk - WKYC-TV

Sun, 2017-05-28 16:14

WKYC-TV

Athletes with ADHD more likely to choose team sports which could increase injury risk
WKYC-TV
“We expected athletes with ADHD to gravitate toward individual sports, like golf or tennis, where they have more control, there is a little bit more repetitiveness and they don't have to worry about the responsibilities or roles of teammates or ...

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Can a Fidget Spinner Really Help You Focus? - Big Think

Sat, 2017-05-27 15:35

Big Think

Can a Fidget Spinner Really Help You Focus?
Big Think
Preliminary research suggests that children with ADHD who are allowed to fidget or squeeze a stress ball, are better able to pay attention. Julie Schweitzer is a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of California-Davis. She ...
Fidget spinners — the latest fadFenton Tri County Times
How To Say No When Your Child Asks For A Fidget SpinnerHuffPost
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How to help your adult child with ADHD leave home - Knoxville News Sentinel

Fri, 2017-05-26 10:23

Knoxville News Sentinel

How to help your adult child with ADHD leave home
Knoxville News Sentinel
The first article, “What to expect when your adult child with ADHD returns home to live,” published in the Winter, 2017 issue, was written by me. The article notes that past issues and areas of family stress can reappear when your adult child returns home.

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Athletes with ADHD may risk more injuries - 6abc.com

Thu, 2017-05-25 16:12

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Athletes with ADHD may risk more injuries
6abc.com
Dr. Borcher says, "If we do have more student athletes than we might have expected in contact sports, we need to understand the challenges those athletes may have with ADHD, and how we can better support them so they're successful in that sport."

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ADHD Linked to Greater Chance of Teenage Parenthood (Reuters) - MedPage Today

Thu, 2017-05-25 15:00

ADHD Linked to Greater Chance of Teenage Parenthood (Reuters)
MedPage Today
According to a new study, adolescents diagnosed with ADHD are significantly more likely to become a teenage parent, Reuters reported. Published in Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the Danish study assessed ...

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DISCONNECTED KIDS – Help For Parents Dealing with ADHD/ADD or Learning Disabilities - CBS Miami

Thu, 2017-05-25 14:47

CBS Miami

DISCONNECTED KIDS – Help For Parents Dealing with ADHD/ADD or Learning Disabilities
CBS Miami
The Many Faces of ADHD: Type 1 ADHD includes inattention without hyperactivity and Type 2 ADHD label shows up as hyperactivity behavior, but these diagnosis' may also include disorganization, lack of follow through, paying attention, slow to process ...

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"Marshmallows, Jellybeans, and ADHD" - ADDitude

Thu, 2017-05-25 07:34

ADDitude

"Marshmallows, Jellybeans, and ADHD"
ADDitude
You may or may not have heard of the Marshmallow Test, but the Marshmallow Test has heard of you. Let me explain. In 1960, researchers gave kindergarten-aged children a choice: Eat one marshmallow now, or save that marshmallow and have another ...

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Novel ADHD Med May Make Mornings Easier - MedPage Today

Thu, 2017-05-25 07:15

Novel ADHD Med May Make Mornings Easier
MedPage Today
SAN DIEGO -- Yet another new formulation of long-acting methylphenidate may ease the stress of getting children with ADHD ready for school in the morning, researchers reported here. In a post-hoc analysis of a secondary outcome from a phase III trial, ...

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7 Highly Effective Habits of Successful Adults with ADHD - AutisMag

Wed, 2017-05-24 16:42

AutisMag

7 Highly Effective Habits of Successful Adults with ADHD
AutisMag
Entrepreneurs with ADHD often end up struggling with their time management skills. This is because they end up processing too many ideas at one time, though they excel in their chosen areas. Many entrepreneurs can master time management skills and ...

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Adolescent ADHD linked to teen parenthood | Reuters - Reuters

Wed, 2017-05-24 14:56

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Adolescent ADHD linked to teen parenthood | Reuters
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adolescents who have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are much more likely than peers without the condition to become teenaged ...
Parent training on ADHD using volunteers can help meet growing ...EurekAlert (press release)

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Adolescent ADHD linked to teen parenthood | News | 1450 99.7 ... - WHTC

Wed, 2017-05-24 14:54

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Adolescent ADHD linked to teen parenthood | News | 1450 99.7 ...
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By Carolyn Crist Adolescents who have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are much more likely than peers without ADHD to become teenaged parents, ...
Parent training on ADHD using volunteers can help meet growing ...Medical Xpress

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Now I Get What It's Like To Have ADHD - HuffPost

Wed, 2017-05-24 14:18

HuffPost

Now I Get What It's Like To Have ADHD
HuffPost
Thanks to the Internet and social media, I had access to dozens of helpful articles, resources and write-ups about how to support and parent a child with ADHD. But all too often, the mass of information felt like too much. The more I tried to read, the ...

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What Methods Can ADHD Kids Try to Cope With Their Disorder? - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 2017-05-24 07:10

U.S. News & World Report

What Methods Can ADHD Kids Try to Cope With Their Disorder?
U.S. News & World Report
However, she adds that "there could be a place" for additional treatment methods such as weighted blankets or fidget spinners, a toy thought to provide a soothing sensory experience that may help children with ADHD manage anxiety. She stresses that ...

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Study finds minority children prescribed ADHD medication more likely to discontinue treatment - Medical Xpress

Wed, 2017-05-24 05:40

Medical Xpress

Study finds minority children prescribed ADHD medication more likely to discontinue treatment
Medical Xpress
"If parents decide that they don't want their child to take medication for ADHD, it's crucial for health care providers and health care systems to make every effort to connect these families to therapy services," said Cummings. "These connections could ...

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ADHD 'invention' column draws criticism - Albuquerque Journal

Tue, 2017-05-23 00:02

ADHD 'invention' column draws criticism
Albuquerque Journal
I fully expected my recent column on ADHD – in which I expanded upon noted Harvard psychologist (emeritus) Jerome Kagan's contention that it is an “invention” – to stir the pot. Kagan said what I've been saying in this column and everywhere the ...

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Inside the ADHD mind - ADDitude

Mon, 2017-05-22 23:24

Inside the ADHD mind
ADDitude
One in 20 kids were diagnosed with ADHD in the 1980s and'90s. One in nine are diagnosed with the condition today. Too many diagnoses of ADHD are made on the basis of a 10- to 15-minute visit to a pediatrician's office, without the doctor taking a ...

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Verify: Do fidget spinners help people with ADHD and stress ... - WFAA

Mon, 2017-05-22 15:54

WFAA

Verify: Do fidget spinners help people with ADHD and stress ...
WFAA
If you have kids at home, you know all about the fidget spinner already. They claim to reduce your stress and help people with ADD and ADHD, but is that true?

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