Phasic versus tonic irritability: differential associations with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms - Cardinale EM, Freitag GF, Brotman MA, Pine DS, Leibenluft E, Kircanski K.
OBJECTIVE: Irritability is a multifaceted construct in pediatric psychopathology. It has been conceptualized as having a 'phasic' dimension and a 'tonic' dimension. Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD) is defined by the presence of both dimension... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychometric and normative information on the child and adolescent behavior inventory in a nationally representative sample of United States children - Burns GL, Preszler J, Becker SP.
OBJECTIVE: Psychometric and normative information is provided for the Sluggish Cognitive Tempo, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Inattention, ADHD Hyperactivity/Impulsivity, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Callous-Unemotional Behaviors (Limit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

One in Four Women With ADHD Attempts Suicide
MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2021 -- Adults with attention-deficit/hyperactive disorder (ADHD) have higher rates of suicide attempts than the general population, according to a study published online Dec. 21 in the Archives of Suicide Research. Esme... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Long-term suicide risk of children and adolescents with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder-a systematic review - Garas P, Balazs J.
BACKGROUND: Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental disorders in childhood. Recently, several studies showed the high suicide risk of patients with ADHD; however, most of these studies had a cross-sectional de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Internalising comorbidities in primary school children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): sex and age differences - Mphahlele RM, Pillay B, Meyer A.
This study attempted to determine comorbid anxiety and depression in children with ADHD. Further, we aimed to establish whether... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Kids With Congenital Heart Disease Face Higher Odds of Mental Health Issues
  TUESDAY, Jan. 5, 2021 -- Kids born with heart defects may be more likely to develop anxiety, depression and/or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), regardless of the severity of their heart condition. Congenital heart defects... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 5, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Bully victimization among children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a longitudinal examination of behavioral phenotypes - Winters RR, Blake JJ, Chen S.
Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are at a higher risk of experiencing bully victimization compared with peers with and without disabilities. Yet the association between ADHD subtypes and bully victimization is not well understo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Odds of Anxiety, Depression, ADHD Up With Congenital Heart Disease
Youth with CHD have increased odds of anxiety and/or depression, ADHD, regardless of CHD severity (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 4, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Behavioral symptoms of child mental disorders and lifetime substance use in adolescence: a within-family comparison of US siblings - Kim S, Kim D.
BACKGROUND: Childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is found to be a risk factor for substance use in adolescence, but literature has suggested that the observed influence of ADHD may be driven by the comorbid conduct disorder (CD) or o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Odds of Anxiety, Depression, ADHD Up With Congenital Heart Disease
MONDAY, Jan. 4, 2021 -- Youth with congenital heart disease (CHD) have increased odds of anxiety and/or depression or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), regardless of disease severity, according to a study published online Jan. 4 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

24% Of Women With ADHD Have Attempted Suicide, Study Finds
Earlier diagnoses and better access to mental healthcare could help lower the risk of attempting suicide for women with ADHD, its lead researcher said. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Graison Dangor, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Emotion recognition and mind wandering in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or autism spectrum disorder - Helfer B, Boxhoorn S, Songa J, Steel C, Maltezos S, Asherson P.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in adults are often undiagnosed and overlap in psychopathology. Here we investigated the transdiagnostic traits of emotion recognition and mind wandering in a sample of 10... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Defining the role of exposure to ACEs in ADHD: examination in a national sample of US children - Walker CS, Walker BH, Brown DC, Buttross S, Sarver DE.
BACKGROUND: Clinical presentations of ADHD vary according to biological and environmental developmental influences. An emerging field of research has demonstrated relationships between exposure to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and ADHD prevalence... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A pursuit of better testing to sort out the complexities of ADHD
(Ohio State University) The introduction of computer simulation to the identification of symptoms in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has potential to provide an additional objective tool to gauge the presence and severity of behavioral problems, Ohio State University researchers suggest in a new publication. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Are non-abstinent reductions in World Health Organization drinking risk level a valid treatment target for alcohol use disorders in adolescents with ADHD? - Mitchell HM, Park G, Hammond CJ.
INTRODUCTION: Abstinence from drinking represents the primary treatment target for alcohol use disorders (AUD) in youth, but few adolescents who engage in problematic drinking seek treatment. A reduction in World Health Organization (WHO) drinking risk ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

ADHD Raises Adult Suicide Risk, Especially for Women
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 29, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Dependence, Emergency Medicine, News, Source Type: news

ADHD Raises Adult Suicide Risk, Especially for Women
  TUESDAY, Dec. 29, 2020 -- Adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a strikingly high prevalence of attempted suicide, with women being at particular risk, researchers say. The study of nearly 22,000 Canadian adults... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 29, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Antonyms: a computer game to improve inhibitory control of impulsivity in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) - Crepaldi M, Colombo V, Mottura S, Baldassini D, Sacco M, Cancer A, Antonietti A.
The design of a computer-supported serious game concerning inhibition skills in children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is reported. The game consists of a series of activities, each eliciting the tendency to respond in an immediate, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

University of Toronto: One in four women with ADHD has attempted suicide
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) can have negative consequences on mental health into adulthood. A nationally... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rockville biopharma ’s ADHD drug emerges from the clinic with good news
The results come less than two months after the FDA rejected the company ’s application to market the treatment to children and adolescents. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 23, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

The dark side of ADHD: factors associated with suicide attempts among those with ADHD in a national representative Canadian sample - Fuller-Thomson E, Rivi ère RN, Carrique L, Agbeyaka S.
This study investigated the prevalence and odds of suicide attempts among adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) compared to those without and identified factors associated with suicide attempts among adults with ADHD. METHODS... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Association of ADHD and hypersexuality and paraphilias - Soldati L, Bianchi-Demicheli F, Schockaert P, K öhl J, Bolmont M, Hasler R, Perroud N.
Subjects with ADHD suffer from inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. Clinicians often assume that specific symptoms of ADHD are bound to affect sexual desire by increasing the frequency of hypersexuality. There is a lack of knowledge about the comor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

How To Know If You May Have Adult ADHD
What to know about the often-misunderstood disorder ... Getty Images ... Neil Swanson says his wife of 52 years was always trying to understand why a guy like him, who seemed so smart, had so much ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - December 21, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Investigating neurocognitive functioning in youths with externalizing disorders from the Philadelphia Neurodevelopmental Cohort - Honrath P, Kohls G, Moore TM, Dogan I, Gur RC, Habel U, Konrad K, Reetz K, Gur RE.
PURPOSE: Disruptive behavior disorders (DBD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are externalizing disorders that frequently co-occur but also have distinct clinical characteristics. Identifying distinct neurocognitive phenotypes may help o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Individuals with high ADHD-traits are more vulnerable to insomnia
(Karolinska Institutet) Individuals with high ADHD-traits that do not meet the criteria for a diagnosis are less able to perform tasks involving attentional regulation or emotional control after a sleepless night than individuals with low ADHD-traits, a new study from Karolinska Institutet published in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging reports. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

ADHD Meds May Boost Treatment Retention in Comorbid Addiction ADHD Meds May Boost Treatment Retention in Comorbid Addiction
Judicious use of stimulants may help patients with ADHD and comorbid substance use disorder stay in addiction treatment programs, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - December 15, 2020 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Influence of special education, ADHD, autism, and learning disorders on ImPACT Validity Scores in high school athletes - Maietta JE, Barchard KA, Kuwabara HC, Donohue BD, Ross SR, Kinsora TF, Allen DN.
OBJECTIVE: The Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT) is commonly used to assist with post-concussion return-to-play decisions for athletes. Additional investigation is needed to determine whether embedded indicators used to de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Gestational Age Tied to Attention-Deficit Symptoms With Down Syndrome
FRIDAY, Dec. 11, 2020 -- Gestational age is associated with symptoms of attention ‑deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in late‑preterm to full‑term children and adolescents with Down syndrome, according to a study published online Nov. 23 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ADHD Medication ODs Rising in U.S. Kids, Teens
The researchers called for greater efforts to identify kids at risk for overdose, and more education on safe storage of prescription and over-the-counter medications for parents and caregivers. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ADHD Medication ODs Rising in U.S. Kids, Teens
  MONDAY, Dec. 7, 2020 -- Growing numbers of younger kids are overdosing on stimulant medications commonly used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study indicates. The researchers called for greater efforts to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 7, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Treatment response among preschoolers with disruptive behavior disorders: the role of temperament and parenting - Hare MM, Graziano PA.
This study examined associations between temperament (negative affect, effortful control, and surgency) and symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) within a diverse preschool sample. In... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

ADHD symptoms and callous-unemotional traits as predictors of violent media use in adolescence - Rydell AM, Brocki KC.
We investigated ADHD symptoms and CU traits as predictors of violent media use in adolescence, controlling for delinquency and ODD symptoms. The effects on of disinhibition and arousal to negative stimuli, core characteristics of ADHD symptoms and CU tr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Predicting delinquent behavior in young adults with a childhood diagnosis of ADHD: results from the Cologne Adaptive Multimodal Treatment (CAMT) Study - Breuer D, von Wirth E, Mandler J, Sch ürmann S, Döpfner M.
The aim of this study was to investigate which factors predict lifetime reports of delinquent behavior in young adults who had received adaptive multimodal treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) starting at ages 6-10  years. Participa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

MRI shines light on U-2 pilots' brain health
U.S. Air Force researchers using MRI to assess the brain health of pilots of...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Machine learning predicts working-memory performance MRI, radiomics help diagnose, discern ADHD subtypes DTI-MRI helps detect brain injury in war vets DTI explains why concussions affect people differently (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 7, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Career thoughts and parental relationships in adolescents with ADHD
(Wiley) A new study published in The Career Development Quarterly looked for potential links between negative or dysfunctional career thoughts and the quality of parental relationships in high school students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gestational age linked to ADHD in children with Down syndrome
(University of California - Davis Health) A new study by the UC Davis MIND Institute finds a connection between gestational age and ADHD in children with Down syndrome. An earlier gestational age is linked to higher ADHD symptoms later in childhood. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Students' stimulant use for cognitive enhancement: a deliberate choice rather than an emotional response to a given situation - Ponnet K, Tholen R, De Bruyn S, Wouters E, Van Ouytsel J, Walrave M, Van Hal G.
BACKGROUND: Prescription stimulants such as methylphenidate are usually prescribed to treat attention deficit (and hyperactivity) disorders (ADHD). Recently, these drugs have gained popularity among college students, because of the belief that they can hel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The road to diagnosis and treatment in girls and boys with ADHD - gender differences in the diagnostic process - Klefsj ö U, Kantzer AK, Gillberg C, Billstedt E.
INTRODUCTION: The number of referrals for diagnostic assessments of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has increased in the last decade. There is a lack of studies examining the diagnostic process and the treatment provided, particularly from ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Genetic overlap and causality between substance use disorder and attention-deficit and hyperactivity disorder - Vilar-Rib ó L, Sánchez-Mora C, Rovira P, Richarte V, Corrales M, Fadeuilhe C, Arribas L, Casas M, Ramos-Quiroga JA, Ribasés M, Soler Artigas M.
Substance use disorder (SUD) often co-occur at high prevalence with other psychiatric conditions. Among them, attention-deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is present in almost one out of every four subjects with SUD and is associated with higher sev... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Increased Risk Of Chronic Conditions Associated With Early Antibiotic Exposure
Researchers have linked early antibiotic use with a greater risk of developing childhood-onset asthma, respiratory allergies, eczema, celiac disease, obesity and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Here's what parents need to know. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Leah Campbell, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Types of ADHD Medications
Title: Types of ADHD MedicationsCategory: MedicationsCreated: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/23/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - November 23, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Predictors of concussion outcomes in individuals with ADHD - Lambert M, Marshall C, Holahan MR.
OBJECTIVES: To describe and delineate the epidemiological profile of concussion injuries in individuals with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) by identifying characteristics associated with poorer outcomes. SETTING: One hundred forty-four... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The role of top-down attentional control and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in predicting future motor vehicle crash risk - Aduen PA, Kofler MJ, Bradshaw CP, Sarver DE, Cox DJ.
OBJECTIVE: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) confers elevated risk for automobile crashes, both as a clinical syndrome and continuously when examining risk as a function of symptom severity. However, the neurocognitive m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

The Association of Prenatal Tdap Vaccination With ADHD The Association of Prenatal Tdap Vaccination With ADHD
Does Tdap vaccine administered during pregnancy increase the risk of ADHD in offspring?American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Friendships of adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder - Maya Beristain C, Wiener J.
The purpose of this study was to determine whether adolescents with and without attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) differ regarding their friendships. The sample comprised 107 adolescents (59 ADHD, 48 typically developing comparison), ages 13 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Recalled experiences of bullying and victimization in a longitudinal, population-based birth cohort: the influence of ADHD and co-occurring psychiatric disorder - Fogler JM, Weaver AL, Katusic S, Voigt RG, Barbaresi WJ.
OBJECTIVE: To describe bullying experiences throughout childhood of people with and without childhood ADHD and co-occurring learning and psychiatric disorders from a population-based birth cohort. METHODS: In a secondary data analysis of 199 childhood ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

ADHD and exposure to maltreatment in children and youth: a systematic review of the past 10  years - Craig SG, Bondi BC, O'Donnell KA, Pepler DJ, Weiss MD.
PURPOSE OF THE REVIEW: The purpose of the current paper was to review and summarize the literature on ADHD and maltreatment over the past 10  years. RECENT FINDINGS: The majority of research on ADHD and exposure to maltreatment focuses on the high rate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Is It Possible to Outgrow A.D.H.D.?
The challenges of the diagnosis make it unclear whether the condition is outgrown or simply becomes better managed, experts say. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cheryl Maguire Tags: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Children and Childhood Education (K-12) Psychology and Psychologists Parenting Source Type: news

Adrian Chiles on being diagnosed with ADD as an adult
A year ago, the broadcaster Adrian Chiles opened a book on attention deficit disorder (ADD). Suddenly the good, the bad and the mad bits of his life started to make sense. He describes the impact the diagnosis has had on his lifeFour years ago, the broadcaster Adrian Chiles went to see a psychiatrist specialising in adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), who concluded he probably had ADD – ADHD without the hyperactivity aspect. But it was only when he read a book about the condition three years later, and recognised so much of his behaviour on the pages - the inability to focus, the surges of adrenali...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 13, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Anushka Asthana with Adrian Chiles and Prof Susan Young, produced by Sam Colbert and Nicholas Cox; executive producers Nicole Jackson and Phil Maynard Tags: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder Adrian Chiles Psychiatry Psychology Media Society Science Source Type: news

The transition from children's services to adult services for young people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: the CATCh-uS mixed-methods study
This study found that few young people who need ongoing support for their ADHD successfully transfer to adult services, few experience optimal transitional care, and adult ADHD service provision is patchy (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news