ADHD medication treatment and risk of psychosis

Publication date: Available online 17 June 2019Source: The Lancet PsychiatryAuthor(s): Lily Hechtman
Source: The Lancet Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

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CONCLUSIONS: Suicidal risks were high in mood disorders: ideation was highest with BD type II, attempts and suicides (especially violent) with BD type I. Several risk factors for suicidal acts differed between BD versus MDD patients.Declaration of interestNo author or immediate family member has financial relationships with commercial entities that might appear to represent potential conflicts of interest with the information presented. PMID: 31292010 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The British Journal of Psychiatry for Mental Science - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Br J Psychiatry Source Type: research
Publication date: September 2019Source: Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 92Author(s): Guillaume Pineau, Thomas Villemonteix, Hichem Slama, Martin Kavec, Danielle Balériaux, Thierry Metens, Simon Baijot, Alison Mary, Nicolas Ramoz, Philip Gorwood, Philippe Peigneux, Isabelle MassatAbstractDopamine active transporter gene (DAT1) is a candidate gene associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The DAT1 variable number tandem repeat (VNTR)-3’ polymorphism is functional and 9R carriers have been shown to produce more DAT than 10R homozygotes. We used functional magnetic resonance i...
Source: Research in Developmental Disabilities - Category: Disability Source Type: research
DiscussionAs psychotherapy is among the treatments of choice for most adult psychiatric disorders, a systematic review evaluating the benefits and harms of short-term compared with long-term psychotherapy is urgently needed. It is the hope that this review will be able to inform best practice in treatment and clinical research of these highly prevalent and burdensome disorders.Systematic review registrationPROSPEROCRD42019128535
Source: Systematic Reviews - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Methylphenidate is a stimulant drug that doctors prescribe to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Learn about how it works, its side effects, and typical dosages here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news
Purpose of review Mindfulness, the practice of paying attention to the present moment, purposefully and nonjudgmentally, has been gaining popularity as adjunct treatment for adolescents with a range of physical and mental health problems. Research conducted in adults and emerging research conducted in adolescents has shown that mindfulness-based interventions can improve outcomes in several areas. The purpose of this review is to discuss recent research on the effects of mindfulness and suggest exercises that primary care clinicians can offer to their adolescent patients. Recent findings Research has shown positive ef...
Source: Current Opinion in Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Tags: ADOLESCENT MEDICINE: Edited by Sara F. Forman and Sarah Pitts Source Type: research
Purpose of review To review the literature and provide a guide to assessing patients with problematic interactive media use (PIMU). Recent findings 0.3–1.0% of the world population meets criteria for internet gaming disorder (IGD). 26.8–83.3% of adolescents meeting criteria for internet addiction have comorbid attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. IGD is associated with increased anxiety and social anxiety/phobias. Group counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy, and sports intervention are associated with significant reductions in internet addiction. Summary With the Diagnostic and Statistical Manua...
Source: Current Opinion in Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Tags: ADOLESCENT MEDICINE: Edited by Sara F. Forman and Sarah Pitts Source Type: research
A large body of research has shown that exposure to community violence is common for many children across the world. However, less is known about exposure in particular subgroups such as those children with developmental disorders. To address this research...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
When it comes to ADHD in adults, there's a lot of misinformation out there about the symptoms that go with it and the best way to get help. Learn how to cut through the confusion to get the treatment you need.
Source: WebMD Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
There is no correlation between ADHD and intelligence or IQ. However, some people with ADHD may have symptoms that allow them to intensely focus on tasks they enjoy, while others may have symptoms that prevent them from focusing at all. Learn more about ADHD and IQ here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news
Youth aged 9 to 18 years who played tackle football for two seasons did not experience significant, short-term changes in cognition from repeated head impacts that did not cause a concussion, according to astudy inJournal of Neurotrauma.However, younger age and a history of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) did predict decline in cognition among the young football players. Longer-term effects are unknown and require further research.“The study is showing us that sub-concussive impacts don't seem to be associated with changes in neurocognitive function over two seasons of youth football,” said lead...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: football football helmets head impacts non-concussive impacts repeated head trauma youth tackle football Source Type: research
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