Overly critical parenting linked with persistent ADHD in kids

If you've ever plopped down on your bed exhausted after chasing around your inattentive and hyperactive kid all day and wondered with self-doubt — "Could it possibly be me?" — a new study gives some credence to your worst fears. While scientists still haven't determined the cause of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and believe it is a mix of genetic and […]
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: newsletter Child & maternal health Source Type: news

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TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 -- For youth with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), stimulants have strong protective effects on functional outcomes, according to a study published online July 23 in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Joseph...
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TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 -- Some parents may be reluctant to give their kids powerful stimulants to treat the symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but a new review shows the medications bring significant benefits. In addition...
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The precise regulation of synaptic dopamine (DA) content by the DA transporter (DAT) ensures the phasic nature of the DA signal, which underlies the ability of DA to encode reward prediction error, thereby driving motivation, attention, and behavioral learning. Disruptions to the DA system are implicated in a number of neuropsychiatric disorders, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and, more recently, autism spectrum disorder (ASD). An ASD-associated de novo mutation in the SLC6A3 gene resulting in a threonine-to-methionine substitution at site 356 (DAT T356M) was recently identified and has been show...
Source: Journal of Clinical Investigation - Category: Biomedical Science Authors: Source Type: research
The aim of the study was to help quantify the protective effects of stimulant treatment on important functional outcomes in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) using the number needed to treat (NNT) statistic and examine whether these effects are moderated by sex.
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - Category: Child Development Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research
Condition:   ADHD Intervention:   Drug: Amphetamine Extended Release (ER) Tablet 20 mg Sponsors:   Tris Pharma, Inc.;   Massachusetts General Hospital;   Massachusetts Institute of Technology Not yet recruiting
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Authors: Furuhashi Y Abstract Sleep-related eating disorder (SRED) is characterized by recurrent episodes of eating during the night, accompanied by partial consciousness and followed by limited recall. Zolpidem is a sedative-hypnotic drug commonly used to treat sleep disorders. Zolpidem reduces sleep latency and increases the total time of sleep. Here, we described a case of a patient with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who suffered from zolpidem-induced SRED. The symptoms disappeared when the use of zolpidem as discontinuation. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first documented case of SR...
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Asian J Psychiatr Source Type: research
MONDAY, July 22, 2019 -- Social-emotional and behavioral skills are important for school readiness, and preschoolers with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have increased odds of impaired school readiness, according to a technical...
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(Stanford Medicine) Preschoolers with symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are much less likely than other children their age to be ready for school, new research from the Stanford University School of Medicine has found.
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In conclusion, children with ADHD and residual behavioral problems after routine treatment may benefit from home-based behavioral parent training.
Source: European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Behavioral comorbidity is the rule rather than the exception in autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and the co-occurrence of autistic traits with subclinical manifestations of other psychiatric syndromes (e.g. anxiety, developmental coordination disorder) extends to the general population, where there is strong evidence for overlap in the respective genetic causes. An ASD “comorbidity” can have several fundamentally-distinct causal origins: it can arise due to shared genetic risk between ASD and non-ASD phenotypes (e.g., ASD and microcephaly in the context of the MECP2 mutation), as a “secondary symptom&rdquo...
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: In Context Source Type: research
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