Huge surge in kids poisoned by ADHD pills since 2000

Between 2000 and 2014, around 10,000 American children under 19 were hospitalized, and three died after taking methylphenidate or amphetamine, a new study reveals.
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Conclusion: The findings indicate that selected factors in maternal functioning may contribute to development of resilience, which may in turn be a factor of importance in parenting. PMID: 32255402 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Nordic Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nord J Psychiatry Source Type: research
Risk seen for mothers with body mass index of 25 and greater; paternal obesity not a factor
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news
Conditions:   ADHD;   Executive Dysfunction Intervention:   Device: ADHD-VR diagnosis tool Sponsors:   Tjhin Wiguna;   Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia;   Dr Cipto Mangunkusumo General Hospital;   Binus University International Enrolling by invitation
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WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2020 -- Mothers with a body mass index (BMI) of 25 kg/m² and greater are more likely to see behavioral problems and psychiatric symptoms in their children, according to a study recently published in The Journal of...
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Impulse control disorders (ICDs) are neuropsychiatric conditions characterized by the repeated inability to resist an impulse, drive, or temptation to perform an act that is harmful to the person or others. Although classification approaches to ICDs vary both diachronically and synchronically, this group of conditions encompasses a wide range of syndromes, including pathologic gambling, kleptomania, trichotillomania, excoriation (skin picking) disorder, intermittent explosive disorder, pyromania, oppositional defiant, conduct, and antisocial personality disorders. ICDs can play a significant role as comorbidities in both n...
Source: The Psychiatric Clinics of North America - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
Narcolepsy in childhood-adolescence is characterized by a high occurrence of psychiatric comorbidities. The most frequent psychiatric disorders reported in these patients are attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, depression, anxiety disorder, and schizophrenia. However, narcolepsy can be associated also with introversion, sorrowfulness, feelings of inferiority, impaired affectivity modulation, emotional lability, irritability, aggressiveness, and poor attention, that have been pooled by some authors under a definition of “narcoleptic personality.” Some aspects of this “narcoleptic personality,” ...
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Condition:   Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Intervention:   Other: Neuropsychological and attachment/parenting assessment Sponsors:   Queen Fabiola Children's University Hospital;   The Belgian Kids' Fund Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Posttraumatic Stress Disorder;   Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Interventions:   Behavioral: RFPP;   Behavioral: TFCBT Sponsors:   University of California, Los Angeles;   Kern Medical;   American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry. Completed
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The hypothalamus–pituitary–adrenal (HPA) axis acts to release cortisol into the blood stream, as cortisol calls the body into action to combat stress. When high amounts of cortisol interact with the hypothalamus, the HPA axis will slow down its activity. The amygdala detects stress, while the prefrontal cortex regulates our reactions to stress. Source: Bezdek K and Telzer E (2017) Have No Fear, the Brain is Here! How Your Brain Responds to Stress. Front. Young Minds. 5:71. doi: 10.3389/frym.2017.00071 _______ [Editor’s note: Continued from yesterday’s Exploring the human brain and how it responds to...
Source: SharpBrains - Category: Neuroscience Authors: Tags: Cognitive Neuroscience Education & Lifelong Learning Health & Wellness #WorldHealthDay brain burnout cognition Cortisol GAS General Adaptation Syndrome homeostasis memory neurobiology neurological exhaustion Stress Source Type: blogs
Conditions:   Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder;   Posttraumatic Stress Disorder;   Reminder Focused Positive Psychiatry;   Neuroinflammation Interventions:   Behavioral: RFPP;   Behavioral: TFCBT Sponsors:   University of California, Los Angeles;   Kern Medical;   American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry. Completed
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