Akili to study EndeavorRx as a COVID-19 brain fog treatment
The digital therapeutic is designed to treat children ages 8 to 12 with ADHD, but the two studies announced this week will focus on an adult population.     (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 9, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: COVID-19, Population and Public Health, Digital Health, Care, Technology Source Type: news

College Can Really Ramp Up Stress for People With ADHD
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 8, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

College Can Really Ramp Up Stress for People With ADHD
THURSDAY, April 8, 2021 -- College is far more stressful for undergrads with ADHD than for their classmates, but it doesn't have to defeat them. New research finds that resilience seems to be an important buffer. " The results offer hope to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 8, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

College Can Really Ramp Up Stress for People With ADHD
Title: College Can Really Ramp Up Stress for People With ADHDCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/8/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/8/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - April 8, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Big Emotions After an Adult ADHD Diagnosis
From confusion to grief to relief, three women with ADHD talk about how they felt when they got diagnosed, and they share how they took charge of their lives. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ADHD and Your Child ’s Self-Esteem
When your child has ADHD, constant criticism and negative feedback on their behavior can lead to low self-esteem. But there are things parents can do to boost it. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves First New Children's ADHD Drug in 10 Years
Title: FDA Approves First New Children's ADHD Drug in 10 YearsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/6/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/7/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - April 7, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Study examines ADHD symptoms, stress, and resilience in college students
(Wiley) In a study of 558 college students, those who reported more symptoms associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) also reported higher levels of stress. Students reporting higher levels of ADHD symptoms also reported lower levels of resilience, according to the study published in the Journal of College Counseling. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA Approves Qelbree (viloxazine) as First New Children's ADHD Drug in 10 Years
TUESDAY, April 6, 2021 -- The first new drug developed in over a decade for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Qelbree, also known as viloxazine, comes in a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 6, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Maryland biotech earns FDA approval for pediatric ADHD drug
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the Maryland biotech's ADHD treatment for kids and adolescents. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

FDA Clears Nonstimulant for ADHD in Kids 6 Years and Up FDA Clears Nonstimulant for ADHD in Kids 6 Years and Up
Viloxazine is a nonstimulant drug with a rapid onset of action shown to curb inattentive and hyperactive/impulsive clusters of symptoms in clinical trials.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Alert Source Type: news

Increased risk of traumatic injuries among parents of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a nationwide population-based study - Li DJ, Chen YL, Chen YY, Hsiao RC, Lu WH, Yen CF.
Children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are vulnerable to traumatic injuries. Parents of children with ADHD experience undesirable impacts more frequently than parents of children without ADHD. The aim of this study was to evaluate wh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Clinical effects of intravenous bupropion misuse reported to a regional poison center - McCabe DJ, McGillis E, Willenbring BA.
Bupropion is an antidepressant medication with expanding indications including smoking cessation, weight loss, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, seasonal affective disorder, and amphetamine dependence. Despite its increasing popularity among provid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Rockville biotech earns FDA approval for pediatric ADHD drug
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the local biotech's ADHD treatment for kids and adolescents. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 5, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

New blueprint of brain connections reveals extensive reach of central regulator
(University of California - San Diego) UC San Diego researchers have generated a new map of connectivity from a part of the brain called the basal ganglia, a hub for regulating motor and behavior functions. The breadth of connections revealed could potentially open avenues for intervention of Parkinson's disease and other disorders such as Tourette's syndrome, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and obsessive-compulsive disorder. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 5, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Qelbree (viloxazine) for the Treatment of ADHD
ROCKVILLE, Md., April 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUPN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS)... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - April 2, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

High-Functioning Adult ADHD: What It ’s Like
Learn about what makes for “high-functioning” ADHD in adults and why some people with ADHD call it their superpower. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Happens When You Stop Your ADHD Meds?
Before you try going off your ADHD meds, talk to your doctor and learn what you should expect. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Full results of EndeavorRx adjunct trial show longer benefits with or without stimulant therapy
The digital therapeutic for children's ADHD symptoms received a De Novo clearance last summer. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 29, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Digital Health, Life Sciences, Pharma, Technology, Care Source Type: news

Learning and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders as risk factors for prolonged concussion recovery in children and adolescents - Martin AK, Petersen AJ, Sesma HW, Koolmo MB, Ingram KM, Slifko KB, Nguyen VN, Doss RC, Linabery AM.
OBJECTIVE: Examine pre-existing learning disorders (LD) and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders (ADHD) as risk factors for prolonged recovery and increased symptomology following pediatric mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). METHODS: We condu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy Tied to Child Neurodevelopment
THURSDAY, March 25, 2021 -- Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) are associated with modestly increased risks for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and possibly attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in offspring, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Happens When You Stop Your ADHD Meds
Some people decide not to take medications for ADHD. Learn about some of the strategies that work for them. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ADHD in Young Adults
Signs of ADHD usually start to show in early childhood and continue into adulthood. But sometimes ADHD isn’t caught or diagnosed until someone is a young adult. The symptoms of adult ADHD might not be as obvious as those in children, but they’re similar. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SNRI'Shows Promise' for Comorbid ADHD, PTSD SNRI'Shows Promise' for Comorbid ADHD, PTSD
The SNRI atomoxetine may help improve outcomes for patients with both attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - March 22, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Suicidality and self-harm in adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and subsyndromal ADHD - Mulraney M, Zendarski N, Coghill D.
Self-harm and suicidality (ideation and attempts) are common in adolescents. In a nationally representative study, approximately 8%, 7.5%, and 2.4% of 12 –17-year-old Australians engaged in self-harm, suicidal ideation or a suicide attempt in the previ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Adult ADHD Can Mean Fewer Jobs, Worse Pay
THURSDAY, March 18, 2021 -- A new study finds that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) continues to hamper people long after childhood ends. Researchers found that adults with ADHD often have a harder time holding their own in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 18, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sneez launches behavioral health monitoring tool to combat 'second pandemic'
After launching the “first real-time illness tracking app” in 2016, Sneez LLC has made a new web-based platform to provide behavioral health monitoring. ZwellBeing will initially be used by CareNet Counseling, a Winston-Salem-based behavior health provider, to monitor patients with depression, ADHD or anxiety. The service is available for no cost to patients, but any health system that implements the service will be charged, said Danielle Lamphier, CEO of Sneez. Lamphier said the Covid-19… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 18, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Trajan Warren Source Type: news

When Your Child's ADHD Affects You as a Couple
WebMD talks to experts about how parents can keep their child's ADHD from harming their own relationship. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Talk to Your Child About ADHD
WebMD offers tips for parents of children who have ADHD on how to talk to their child about ADHD in a supportive, encouraging way. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk factors for bullying victimization in children with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) - Stavinoha PL, Solesbee C, Swearer SM, Svoboda S, Klesse LJ, Holland AA.
Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is an autosomal disorder associated with numerous physical stigmata. Children with NF1 are at known risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), academic struggles, and significant social difficulties and adverse... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Association of Wender Utah Rating Scale (WURS)-61 items with clinical psychiatric diagnosis in adulthood - Hanley C, Saleem F, Graffeo I, McCarthy G, Gavin B, McNicholas F, Adamis D.
BACKGROUND: The Wender Utah Rating Scale (WURS) is a widely used retrospective scale in adults presenting for ADHD evaluations which features items relating to childhood symptoms. AIMS: The aim of this study is to establish if certain childhood symptoms (i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The association between the score of adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity traits and risky driving behaviors with alcohol intake and narcotics consumption among Iranian motorcyclists - Akabri M, Sarikhani Y, Khatami K, Ardalan A, Safarpour H, Imanieh MH, Ostovar T, Tabrizi R, Mani A, Heydari ST, Bagheri Lankarani K.
This study aimed to investigate the association between the score of adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity (ADHD) traits... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

ADHD: Aggressive behavior is genetically coded
(Aarhus University) An international collaboration headed by researchers from iPSYCH has found genetic variants that increase the risk of aggression in children with ADHD. In the same study, the researchers also discovered that the genetics which increase aggression in some children with ADHD, are the same genetics that affect aggression in children without a diagnosis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 11, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

FDA OKs Novel Dual-Action Stimulant Med for ADHD FDA OKs Novel Dual-Action Stimulant Med for ADHD
Azstarys combines extended-release serdexmethylphenidate and immediate-release dexmethylphenidate and is expected to provide steady ADHD symptom control.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - March 9, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity in deaf children are not due to deficits in inhibitory control, but may reflect an adaptive strategy - Daza Gonz ález MT, Phillips-Silver J, López Liria R, Gioiosa Maurno N, Fernández García L, Ruiz-Castañeda P.
The present study had two main aims: (1) to determine whether deaf children show higher rates of key behaviors of ADHD (inattentive, hyperactive, and impulsive behaviors) and of Conduct Disorder-CD-(disruptive, aggressive, or antisocial behaviors) than hea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Perceptions and attitudes of correctional staff toward ADHD-a challenging disorder in everyday prison life - Buadze A, Friedl N, Schleifer R, Young S, Schneeberger A, Liebrenz M.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that is associated with risk-taking behaviors, poor self-control, and interpersonal difficulties. Affected individuals have an increased probability of involvement with the cr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Insurance Claim Data Show How Much Teen Mental Health Has Suffered During the U.S. COVID-19 Pandemic
As early as last spring, psychologists were warning that even as children and teens were spared most of the physical impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the shuttering of schools, the lack of contact with friends and the loss of milestones like birthday parties, graduations and more would exact a heavy emotional and developmental price. Now, a year on, the numbers are in—and they’re in some ways worse than the experts feared. In a new study by the nonprofit FAIR Health, investigators combed through a database of 32 billion U.S. health insurance claims—focusing on the two billion or so from 2019 to 2020&mdash...
Source: TIME: Health - March 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults with intellectual disability
This report aims to provide an up-to-date review of the current evidence base, clarify the diagnostic process and summarise the management of ADHD in the ID population. It aims to guide psychiatrists working with people with ID to identify and treat comorbid ADHD. The report discusses factors that need to be considered and the value of screening and diagnosing ADHD alongside the pitfalls of not recognising it. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

College Students With ADHD Have Lower Grades, Higher Dropout Rates
Title: College Students With ADHD Have Lower Grades, Higher Dropout RatesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/3/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/4/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - March 4, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

When peaking at your brain may help with mental illness
(University of Rochester) In recent years, researchers have begun using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) not just to better understand the neural bases of psychiatric illness, but also for experimental treatment of depression, ADHD, anxiety, PTSD, substance use disorder, and schizophrenia with real-time fMRI neurofeedback. But how well does it work? (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

College Students With ADHD Have Lower Grades, Higher Dropout Rates
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 3, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

KemPharm's new ADHD drug to launch this year
The company may get up to $468 million in payments from the drug. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 3, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Alex Soderstrom Source Type: news

College Students With ADHD Have Lower Grades, Higher Dropout Rates
WEDNESDAY, March 3, 2021 -- College students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a harder time making it to graduation than their peers do, a new study suggests. Researchers found that of 400 students they followed, those with... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 3, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Could ADHD Raise Odds for More Serious Psychiatric Ills?
Title: Could ADHD Raise Odds for More Serious Psychiatric Ills?Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/2/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/3/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - March 3, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Could ADHD Raise Odds for More Psychiatric Illnesses?
Experts say the more pressing issue is making sure that children with ADHD get the care they need in the first place. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Azstarys (serdexmethylphenidate and dexmethylphenidate) Capsules for the Once-Daily Treatment for ADHD
CELEBRATION, Fla., March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KemPharm, Inc. (NASDAQ: KMPH), a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of proprietary prodrugs, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - March 2, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Could ADHD Raise Odds for More Serious Psychiatric Ills?
TUESDAY, March 2, 2021 -- As if attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) isn't already tough on a child, new research suggests the condition might also raise the odds for a psychotic disorder later in life. But parents should not panic. " I... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 2, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Strep Throat Doesn't Worsen Tourette's, May Affect ADHD
A new sturdy finds strep throat doesn't appear to aggravate Tourette syndrome in youngsters, but may affect kids with ADHD. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strep Throat Doesn't Worsen Tourette But May Affect ADHD: Study
TUESDAY, March 2, 2021 -- Strep throat doesn't appear to aggravate Tourette syndrome and other chronic tic disorders in youngsters, according to a new study. But it did find an association between strep infection and increased hyperactivity and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 2, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Racial, Ethnic Disparities Found in Diagnosis, Treatment of ADHD
MONDAY, March 1, 2021 -- There are racial and ethnic disparities evident in the diagnosis and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study published online March 1 in JAMA Network Open. Yu Shi, M.D., M.P.H.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news