Finding the right treatment plan to manage ADHD in adults
“If I don’t see any improvements in your performance, I’m afraid I will have to let you go.” My brother, Adam, would often hear these words from his supervisor at work. He is 32 and works as a project manager at a biotechnology firm. As the youngest of three brothers, we always thought that his lack of attention, frequent forgetfulness and impulsivity were due to the fact that we were all quite protective of him while growing up. Soon after the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020 when remote working… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Alexis Gurriero Source Type: news

Video » Mental Health Minute: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Got 60 seconds? Take a mental health minute to learn about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder or ADHD. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - July 26, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

New PET tracer detects Alzheimer's disease pathology
A new PET tracer proved for the first time it can be used to identify brai...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Micro-PET/CT shows long-term Ritalin use safe in ADHD FDG-PET identifies biomarkers in dementia with Lewy bodies Tau PET bests amyloid PET, MRI in Alzheimer's prognostic study New PET tracer effective for imaging early Alzheimer's disease New PET tracer may show early pathology of Alzheimer's disease (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Treatment with methylphenidate for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the risk of all-cause poisoning in children and adolescents: a self-controlled case series study - Gao L, Man KKC, Chan EW, Chui CSL, Li X, Coghill D, Hon KL, Tse ML, Lum TYS, Wong KHTW, Ip P, Wong ICK.
BACKGROUND: Children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at higher risk of all-cause poisoning by drugs and chemicals (intentional or accidental). Currently, there is limited data on whether medication treatment for ADH... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

QuickStats: Percentage* of children( †) aged 3-17 years who ever received a diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder,(§) by sex and age group - National Health Interview Survey,(¶) United States, 2019 - Ng AE, Black LI.
Overall, in 2019, 8.8% of children aged 3-17 years had ever received a diagnosis of ADHD. Boys (11.7%) were more likely than girls (5.7%) to receive a diagnosis of ADHD overall and within each age group. Among both boys and girls, the percentage of childre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

QuickStats: Percentage of Children Aged 3-17 Years Who Ever Received a Diagnosis of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, by Sex and Age Group - National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019
This report describes the percentage of children aged 3-17 years in the United States who ever received a diagnosis of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - July 22, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

Corium Launches Innovative ADHD Treatment AZSTARYS(TM) (serdexmethylphenidate and dexmethylphenidate) in the U.S. for Patients Age 6 Years and Older
AZSTARYS is the First and Only Product Containing Prodrug of Dexmethylphenidate Unique formulation provides rapid and extended duration symptom control BOSTON, July 21, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Corium, Inc., a commercial-sta... Biopharmaceutical, Neurology, Product Launch Corium Inc, AZSTARYS, ADHD (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Does ADHD Look Like in Preschoolers?
Title: What Does ADHD Look Like in Preschoolers?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/21/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - July 21, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Black women with ADHD start healing, with a diagnosis at last
For many with the disorder, finally having that answer comes with both relief and grief after years of suffering and being misunderstood. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - July 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Claire Sibonney Source Type: news

Impact of L2 automated systems on hazard anticipation and mitigation behavior of young drivers with varying levels of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder symptomatology - Ebadi Y, Helm A, Hungund AP, Roberts SC, McDermott JM, Harvey E, Epstein JN, Fisher DL.
Level 2 (L2) driving automation systems that maintain latitudinal and longitudinal control of the vehicle decrease mental workload and result in drivers failing to monitor and respond to potential roadway hazards. This issue is potentially important for yo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mindfulness Benefits Kids With ADHD and Their Families Mindfulness Benefits Kids With ADHD and Their Families
Meditation, yoga, breathing exercises, and other mindfulness activities can help children with ADHD, but it's not just the kids who benefit.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Micro-PET/CT shows long-term Ritalin use safe in ADHD
Adults who started taking methylphenidate, also known as Ritalin, when the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Functional, diffusion MRI could benefit from AI AI-based model aids fMRI in ADHD detection MRI shows effect of Ritalin on kids' brains SPECT shows causes of accelerated brain aging fMRI shows how game therapy 'rewires' ADHD brains (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Advances in understanding the association between pediatric traumatic brain injury and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder - Yeates KO, Max JE, Narad ME.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of acquired disability in children, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental sources of disability.1,2 The association between TBI and ADHD has bee... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bullying and depression in youth with ADHD: a systematic review - Simmons JA, Antshel KM.
Background Youth with attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at increased independent risk for bullying involvement or depression yet the topic of bullying involvement and depression in ADHD is poorly understood and largely considered wit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mindfulness Benefits Kids with ADHD, and Their Families
When families of children with ADHD complete a mindfulness program together, a new study suggests, children and parents can profit, with potential boosts to self-control, self-compassion, and psychological symptoms. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Disentangling the associations between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and child sexual abuse: a systematic review - Langevin R, Marshall C, Wallace A, Gagn é ME, Kingsland E, Temcheff C.
BACKGROUND: An association between child sexual abuse (CSA) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been documented. However, the temporal relationship between these problems and the roles of trauma-related symptoms or other forms of maltre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Adults With ADHD May Face Higher Odds for Physical Illnesses: Study
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 12, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Neurology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, News, Source Type: news

Study: Brain injury increases risk for ADHD in children -- and vice versa
Children who suffer a traumatic brain injury are at nearly five times higher risk for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder a year or more later, an analysis published Monday said. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adults With ADHD May Face Higher Odds for Physical Illnesses: Study
MONDAY, July 12, 2021 -- While people with ADHD experience the inattention, impulsiveness and hyperactivity that are hallmarks of the disorder, they also may need to be aware of their higher risk for many physical diseases. New research has... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 12, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Reassuring Rates of ADHD After Assisted Reproductive Techniques Reassuring Rates of ADHD After Assisted Reproductive Techniques
Children conceived with ART do not appear to be more likely to have ADHD or poor school performance, compared with children conceived spontaneously, researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

People with ADHD and multiple psychiatric diagnoses stop their ADHD treatment more often
(Aarhus University) A research study from the The Lundbeck Foundation Initiative for Integrative Psychiatric Research iPSYCH shows that people with ADHD, who also have another psychiatric diagnosis, are more likely to stop taking their ADHD medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How Do I Get Tested for ADHD
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - July 6, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Mindfulness training for children with ADHD and their parents: a randomized control trial - Valero M, Cebolla A, Colomer C.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this randomized control trial is to analyze the efficacy of a Mindfulness-based program (MYmind) in improving ADHD symptoms, associated problems, executive functions, and family functioning. METHOD: The sample was composed of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Perpetration of and victimization in cyberbullying and traditional bullying in adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: roles of impulsivity, frustration intolerance, and hostility - Liu TL, Hsiao RC, Chou WJ, Yen CF.
This study examined the associations of impulsivity, frustration discomfort, and hostility with v... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

To what extent does emotional dysregulation account for aggression associated with ADHD symptoms? An experience sampling study - Murray A, Lavoie J, Booth T, Eisner M, Ribeaud D.
Previous research suggests that aggression is associated with ADHD symptoms and this may partly reflect problems with emotional regulation. Using data from the D2M study (n=260) we found that ADHD symptoms were associated with both emotional lability and a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Drug May Curb ‘ Sluggish ’ Thinking in Some Adults With ADHD
Lisdexamfetamine found to reduce symptoms of sluggish cognitive tempo in small group of adults with ADHD (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 2, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Drug May Curb'Sluggish' Thinking in Some Adults With ADHD
THURSDAY, July 1, 2021 -- Lisdexamfetamine reduces symptoms of sluggish cognitive tempo (SCT) in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study published online June 29 in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. In a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Stimulant May Reduce'Sluggish Cognitive Tempo' in Adult ADHD Stimulant May Reduce'Sluggish Cognitive Tempo' in Adult ADHD
In addition to lower ADHD symptoms and better executive function, lisdexamfetamine is linked to reduced symptoms of sluggish cognitive tempo, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - July 1, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Drug May Curb'Sluggish' Thinking in Some Adults With ADHD
WEDNESDAY, June 30, 2021 -- ADHD patients often complain of feeling spacey, slow-moving and lethargic -- symptoms that don't on their face seem to jibe with hyperactivity. That's because these symptoms come from what appears to be a separate... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 30, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Drug improves attention, memory in adults with ADHD, study finds
A drug designed to stimulate brain activity may help with excessive daydreaming, lethargy, poor memory retrieval and focusing problems in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a study found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Managing attention deficit disorder by training the brain
(Universit é de Gen è ve) Scientists (UNIGE/HUG) explored a technique called 'neurofeedback,' which enables ADHD patients to train their attention, based on instant feedback from the level of their brain activity. The team of neuroscientists found that not only did the training have a positive effect on patients' concentration abilities, but also that the attention improvement was closely linked to an enhanced response from the brain -- the P3 wave -- which is known to reflect integration of information in the brain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Does Sugar Make ADHD Worse?
Title: Does Sugar Make ADHD Worse?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 6/25/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/25/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - June 25, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Childhood ADHD Feelings Chart
A feelings chart might help your child with ADHD tell you what they’re feeling and why, and that could be a first step toward better behavior. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does cannabis affect brain development in young people with ADHD? Too soon to tell, reports Harvard Review of Psychiatry
(Wolters Kluwer Health) At least so far, the currently limited research base does not establish that cannabis has additional adverse effects on brain development or functioning in adolescents or young adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), concludes a review in the July/August issue of Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

RUDN University medics detect alterations in amino acid profiles in children with ADHD
(RUDN University) RUDN University doctors found alterations in serum amino acid profile in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The findings will help to understand the mechanism of the disorder and develop new treatment strategies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bullying perpetration and victimization in elementary school students diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder - Bong SH, Kim KM, Seol KH, Kim JW.
This study examined the correlation between ADHD and bullying perpetration, and aimed to identify which factors, including bul... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

KT and NeuroSigma Announce Strategic Digital Health Partnership
KT and NeuroSigma partner to jointly develop and commercialize neuroelectronic ADHD therapies inside and outside of Korea Partnership will expand to include digital therapy services for the treatment of other neuropsychiatric disorders such as depressio... Devices NeuroSigma, Monarch eTNS, trigeminal nerve stimulation (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Links Explored for ADHD Meds, Externalizing Symptoms, Child Suicidality
ADHD medications may moderate the association between externalizing symptoms and risk for suicidality in children (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 11, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

A retrospective observational cohort study: epidemiology and outcomes of pediatric unintentional falls in US emergency departments - Nguyen QUP, Saynina O, Pirrotta EA, Huffman LC, Wang NE.
The objective is to determine how outcomes from unintentional falls differ for children with and without developmental disabilities, with a sensitivity analysis specifically examining those with ADHD. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This is a ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Links Explored for ADHD Meds, Externalizing Symptoms, Child Suicidality
FRIDAY, June 11, 2021 -- For children with externalizing symptoms, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medication treatment is associated with less suicidality, according to a study published online June 4 in JAMA Network Open. Gal... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The impact of social determinants of health on the efficacy of school-based interventions for adolescents with ADHD - Green CD, Dvorsky MR, Langberg JM, Jones HA, Floyd ALJ.
Adolescents with Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) experience significant impairment in functioning. There are multiple clinic-based interventions that address these impairments (e.g., behavioral parent training). However, clinic-based interv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

ADHD Meds May Help Keep Some Kids From Thoughts of Suicide
Title: ADHD Meds May Help Keep Some Kids From Thoughts of SuicideCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/8/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/9/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - June 9, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

How Do You Know If You Have ADHD as a Girl?
Title: How Do You Know If You Have ADHD as a Girl?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 6/9/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/9/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - June 9, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

How Do You Parent a Toddler with ADHD
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - June 9, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

ADHD Meds May Help Keep Some Kids From Thoughts of Suicide
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 8, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

ADHD Meds May Help Keep Some Kids From Thoughts of Suicide
TUESDAY, June 8, 2021 -- ADHD medications might help lessen the risk of suicide in children with serious behavioral issues, a new study suggests. Researchers found that medications like Ritalin and Adderall, commonly prescribed for... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 8, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Evaluation of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder medications, externalizing symptoms, and suicidality in children - Shoval G, Visoki E, Moore TM, DiDomenico GE, Argabright ST, Huffnagle NJ, Alexander-Bloch AF, Waller R, Keele L, Benton TD, Gur RE, Barzilay R.
IMPORTANCE: Childhood suicidality (ie, suicidal ideation or attempts) rates are increasing, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and externalizing symptoms are common risk factors associated with suicidality. More data are needed to describe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Study: ADHD medications may lower suicide risk among children
Research shows that ADHD medications may lower suicide risk among children with hyperactivity, oppositional defiance and other behavioural disorders. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Social anxiety in victimization and perpetration of cyberbullying and traditional bullying in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder - Liu TL, Hsiao RC, Chou WJ, Yen CF.
Victimization and perpetration of cyberbullying and traditional bullying are prevalent among adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The aims of this study were to examine the role of social anxi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

New Obesity Target? Dopamine Circuit in Brainstem Affects Satiety New Obesity Target? Dopamine Circuit in Brainstem Affects Satiety
A newly identified dopaminergic neural circuit in the hindbrain plays a role in satiety, a mouse study found, which methylphenidate, approved for ADHD, but which also causes appetite loss, acts on.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news