Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about Concerta

Concerta is a type of medication that doctors sometimes prescribe to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is a slow-release medication, meaning that if a person takes one pill in the morning, it will release the drug into the body throughout the day. Learn more here.
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In recognition of ADHD Awareness Month, NIMH will host a livestream event on October 21, 2020, from 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. ET, to discuss signs, symptoms, treatments, current research, and tips for helping children and adolescents manage ADHD during the pandemic.
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: news
We present data on predictors and mediators of such risk, highlighting a recent dual-process model involving trait impulsivity plus family- and peer-related contributors. We conclude with recommendations for assessment and preventive intervention. PMID: 33019955 [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: Available online 4 October 2020Source: Journal of Psychiatric ResearchAuthor(s): Qi Zhang, Xinzhen Chen, Shanyawen Li, Ting Yao, Jing Wu
Source: Journal of Psychiatric Research - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Contributors : Joel T Nigg ; Tim McCaffrey ; Georges St.Laurent ; Daniel Jones ; Dmitry Shtokalo ; Denis Antonets ; Yuri Vyatkin ; Eleanor BattisonSeries Type : Expression profiling by genome tiling arrayOrganism : Homo sapiensWe found RNA markers common to both the discordant twin study and case-controlled subjects further narrowed the putative targets, some of which had been previously associated with ADHD at the DNA level. The potential role of several differentially expressed genes, including ABCB5, RGS2, GAK, GIT1 and 3 members of the galactose metabolism pathway (GALE, GALT, GALK1) are substantiated by prior associat...
Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Expression profiling by genome tiling array Homo sapiens Source Type: research
This study assessed the impact of a recent (within past year) diagnosis of a mental disorder - including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), bipolar disorder, depression and schizophrenia - on the risk for COVID-19 infection and related mortality and hospitalization rates. We analyzed a nation-wide database of electronic health records of 61 million adult patients from 360 hospitals and 317,000 providers, across 50 states in the US, up to July 29, 2020. Patients with a recent diagnosis of a mental disorder had a significantly increased risk for COVID-19 infection, an effect strongest for depression (adjusted o...
Source: World Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: World Psychiatry Source Type: research
TUESDAY, Oct. 6, 2020 -- Individuals with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) face higher financial distress and subsequent suicide risk, according to a study published online Sept. 30 in Science Advances. Theodore P. Beauchaine, Ph.D.,...
Source: - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
ConclusionsAdults with ADHD are less self-compassionate than adults without ADHD. This is partially explained by the higher level of criticism they perceive from others.
Source: Mindfulness - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
TUESDAY, Oct. 6, 2020 -- Girls who played after-school sports in elementary school seem to have fewer symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) once they reach middle school, a new study suggests. The research included both boys...
Source: - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
Conditions:   Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder;   Attention Deficit Disorder;   Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity Intervention:   Drug: ADHD stimulants, for example, amphetamine, dexmethylphenidate, dextroamphetamine, methylphenidate Sponsor:   Nemours Children's Clinic Recruiting
Source: - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
To examine the association of anemia with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and learning disability in US children.
Source: The Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
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