Teen drivers with ADHD have higher crash rates even with graduated licenses
(Reuters Health) - New teen drivers with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder are more likely to crash their cars than adolescents who don't have ADHD - especially right after they get their license, a new study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Crash Risk Much Higher for Teen Drivers With ADHD
MONDAY, May 20, 2019 -- Parents often fret when their teen drivers get behind the wheel, but parents of teens with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may now have added worries. A new study found that teens with ADHD are significantly... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Teens with ADHD get more traffic violations for risky driving, have higher crash risk
(Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) Teen drivers diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are significantly more likely to crash, be issued traffic and moving violations, and engage in risky driving behaviors than their peers without ADHD. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The effects of childhood inattention and anxiety on executive functioning: inhibition, updating, and shifting - Castagna PJ, Calamia M, Roye S, Greening SG, Davis TE.
Although anxiety and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms are highly comorbid, research has generally examined the executive functioning (EF) deficits associated with each of these symptoms independently. The purpose of this study was t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Accident patterns in trauma surgery patients with and without self-reported ADHD - Wolff S, Queiser K, Wessendorf L, Meier AM, Verdenhalven M, Grimm O, Reimertz C, Nau C, Klos M, Reif A, Kittel-Schneider S.
The objective of this study was to identify the types and mechanisms of accidents in a group of adult trauma ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Long-term consequences of Zika virus infection
(Society for Neuroscience) Mice exposed to the Zika virus during later stages of gestation present behaviors reminiscent of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, according to a study of genetically diverse animals. The findings, published in JNeurosci, suggest children exposed to the virus during the 2015-16 epidemic may harbor increased risk for developmental disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 13, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Relationships of internet addiction and internet gaming disorder symptom severities with probable attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, aggression and negative affect among university students - Evren C, Evren B, Dalbudak E, Topcu M, Kutlu N.
The aim of the present study was to evaluate relationships of Internet addiction (IA) and Internet gaming disorder (IGD) symptom severities with probable attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and aggression among university students, while contro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nature offers serious benefits to our physical and mental health, research suggests
More evidence is pointing to how nature plays a role in diminishing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as well as improving mental well-being. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

California to Outlaw Widely Used Toxic Pesticide Deemed Harmful to Kids
(LOS ANGELES) — The nation’s most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used toxic pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California officials said Wednesday. The move would outlaw chlorpyrifos after scientists deemed it a toxic air contaminant and discovered it to be more dangerous than previously thought. State Environmental Secretary Jared Blumenfeld said it’s the first time the state has sought to ban a pesticide and the move was overdue. “This pesticide is a neurotoxin and it was first put on the market in 1965,” Blumenfeld said. “So it’s been on t...
Source: TIME: Health - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: BRIAN MELLEY / AP Tags: Uncategorized California onetime Source Type: news

ADHD symptoms and sex moderate the relation between protective behavioral strategies and alcohol use among treatment-mandated college students - Looby A, Cleveland CS, Zimmerman L, Hartung CM.
College students with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder are likely to engage in alcohol use and experience alcohol-related problems. Use of protective behavioral strategies is related to fewer alcohol-related consequences. However, this association ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

New study identifies drug that can reverse hyperactivity induced by parasitic infection
(American Society for Microbiology) When rodents get infected by Toxoplasma gondii, the single-celled brain parasite that causes toxoplasmosis, they become hyperactive risk-takers. In findings published this week in mBio, researchers show for the first time that it's possible to reverse that behavioral change. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 30, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

12 weeks of kindergarten-based yoga practice increases visual attention, visual-motor precision and decreases behavior of inattention and hyperactivity in 5-year-old children - Jarraya S, Wagner M, Jarraya M, Engel FA.
The present study assesses the impact of Kindergarten-based yoga on cognitive performance, visual-motor coordination, and behavior of inattention and hyperactivity in 5-year-old children. In this randomized controlled trial, 45 children (28 female; 17 male... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Does Diet Affect a Child's ADHD?
MONDAY, April 29, 2019 -- Parents of kids with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may change their child's diet in the hope it might ease the disorder's symptoms. But a new study suggests it might not be worth the effort. The... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 29, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

UA to study link between prenatal exposure to pesticides and childhood ADHD
(University of Arizona Health Sciences) Melissa Furlong, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow and environmental epidemiologist at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, will study the link between pesticides and childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in Arizona, with funding from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Children With ADHD May Have Higher Risk for Poor Diet
FRIDAY, April 26, 2019 -- Children with more attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms may be at higher risk for an unhealthy diet, but diet quality does not appear to affect ADHD risk, according to a study published in the April... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 26, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High-functioning autism, severe anxiety, and bullying in a 26 year old - Fogler JM, Stein D, Barbaresi WJ, Bridgemohan C, Steinbauer-Sch ütz A, Dirmhirn A, Holzinger D, Radesky J, Fellinger J.
CASE: Peter is a 26-year-old group home resident in Austria with a history of poor peer relationships, including being bullied, and previous diagnoses of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, Asperger syndrome, social anxiety, depression, and developme... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Brain ’s support network may play key role in attention deficit, hyperactivity behaviors
A new UCLA study suggests that brain cells called astrocytes, previously thought to provide mainly nourishment and housekeeping functions for neurons, may play a key role in the regulation of attention deficit disorder and hyperactivity.Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is estimated to affect about 7 percent  of children and adults in the U.S. Although the disorder has been the subject of much research, as well as scientific and public discussion, in recent years, the causes for the rise in ADHD are still unclear.Theresearch, published in the journal Cell, was led by Baljit Khakh, a professo...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 25, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Millennials Love Wellness. But They ’re Not as Healthy as People Think, Report Says
Millennials are often credited with driving the $4.2 trillion global wellness market, with their love of pursuits like yoga, meditation and boutique fitness. But despite their reputation for valuing health and wellness, millennials are in worse health than their elders in Generation X used to be, according to a new report from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Millennials — who in 2017 were ages 21 to 36 — were overall in good health that year, according to Blue Cross’s data analysis of 55 million commercially insured millennials. But around age 27, millennials’ health began to decline —...
Source: TIME: Health - April 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Research Source Type: news

ADHD treatment device for children approved by FDA
The FDA approved the first device to treat attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. In a clinical trial, kids got low-level electric pulses while they slept. The results were similar to the effect of non-stimulant drug treatment. An estimated 6.1 million children have been diagnosed with ADHD in the U.S. Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the treatment. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA permits marketing of first medical device for treatment of ADHD
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of the first medical device to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The prescription-only device, called the Monarch external Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation (eTNS) System, is indicated for patients ages 7 to12 years old who are not currently taking prescription ADHD medication and is the first non-drug treatment for ADHD granted marketing authorization by the FDA. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - April 23, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured FDA Regulatory Affairs Source Type: news

Short-term orchestral music training modulates hyperactivity and inhibitory control in school-age children: a longitudinal behavioural study - Fasano MC, Semeraro C, Cassibba R, Kringelbach ML, Monacis L, de Palo V, Vuust P, Brattico E.
Survey studies have shown that participating in music groups produces several benefits, such as discipline, cooperation and responsibility. Accordingly, recent longitudinal studies showed that orchestral music training has a positive impact on inhibitory c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Monarch Becomes the 1st FDA-Cleared Device for ADHD
The Monarch external Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation (eTNS) System made history last week after it became the first device to win a nod from FDA to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It should be noted the technology has had CE mark since 2015. Monarch was developed by NeuroSigma and is indicated to help treat 7 to 12-year-olds suffering from ADHD. What makes this de novo clearance from FDA so significant is that typically pharmaceutical solutions are used to treat patients suffering from the neurological disorder. Monarch is about the size of a cellphone. The device generates a low-level electrical pulse ...
Source: MDDI - April 22, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

FDA Approves First Medical Device To Treat ADHD In Children
(CNN) — The first medical device to treat childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, was OK’d Friday by the US Food and Drug Administration. Designated for children ages 7 to 12 who are not currently on medication for the disorder, the device delivers a low-level electrical pulse to the parts of the brain responsible for ADHD symptoms. “This new device offers a safe, non-drug option for treatment of ADHD in pediatric patients through the use of mild nerve stimulation, a first of its kind,” Carlos Peña, director of the Division of Neurological and Physical Medicine Devices in...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN ADHD Source Type: news

FDA Approves Marketing of First Device to Treat ADHD
MONDAY, April 22, 2019 -- Marketing has been approved for the first medical device to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday. The Monarch external Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Health Highlights: April 22, 2019
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: FDA Approves First Device to Treat Children With ADHD The first medical device to treat children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 22, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Are Some Potential Indicators of Human Trafficking?
Discussion Human trafficking is estimated to be the second largest criminal activity in the world after illegal arms trafficking. It affects all nations with an estimated 27 million people of all ages worldwide but only a small number are identified. It is defined by the United Nations as “the recruitment, transfer, harboring, or receipt of persons by means of threat or use of force or other forms of coercions, abduction, fraud, deception, the abuse of power, or a position of vulnerability to achieve the consent of a person, having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation.” It includes comme...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 22, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Deadly sweet: Energy drinks linked to chronic disease and hyperactivity, studies reveal
(Natural News) Energy drinks have become a popular drink among children and teenagers, especially those who play sports. However, studies show that drinking these beverages may contribute to the development of health problems later in life. For this reason, experts warn individuals aged 18 and below to stay away from these drinks. Listed below are the negative... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA OKs first medical device to treat ADHD in children
The first medical device to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, was approved Friday by the Food and Drug Administration. Instead of medication, the device delivers a low-level electrical stimulation to the parts of the brain that regulate emotion, behavior and attention. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In-the-moment drinking characteristics: an examination across ADHD history and race - McKone KMP, Kennedy TM, Piasecki TM, Molina BSG, Pedersen SL.
BACKGROUND: Adults with a history of childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and Black drinkers are at elevated risk for alcohol problems and alcohol use disorder. Processes that increase risk for these distinct populations have not focus... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Does Sugar Make Kids Hyper? That ’ s Largely A Myth
(CNN) — Does sugar make kids hyper? Maybe. “If you look at the peer-reviewed evidence, we cannot say sugar absolutely makes kids hyper; however, you can’t discount that sugar may have a slight effect” on behavior, said Kristi L. King, senior pediatric dietitian at Texas Children’s Hospital and spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In the mid-1990s, a meta-analysis reviewed 16 studies on sugar’s effects in children. The research, published in the medical journal JAMA, concluded that sugar does not affect behavior or cognitive performance in children. “However, a sm...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: News Health CNN Sugar Source Type: news

Utility of a novel simulator paradigm in the assessment of driving ability in individuals with and without attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder - Bernstein J, Roye S, Calamia M, De Vito A.
This study aimed to evaluate the utility of a novel, more cost-effective driving simulator, Assetto Corsa (AC), in detecting differences in driving performance between individuals with and without ADHD. Driving simulators are a useful means of assessing dr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation Beats Sham Tx for Peds ADHD
TUESDAY, April 16, 2019 -- Trigeminal nerve stimulation (TNS) showed efficacy when compared with a similar sham procedure for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, according to a double-blind, controlled pilot... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Concerta vs. Adderall: What's the difference?
Concerta and Adderall are both medications that can help treat the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Learn about the differences between them and the possible side effects in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Good Sleep a Must for Teens With ADHD
TUESDAY, April 9, 2019 -- Teenagers tend to shortchange themselves on sleep, but when they have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), that can really hamper their thinking skills, researchers say. The new study included teen volunteers... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 9, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

More sleep may help teens with ADHD focus and organize
(American Physiological Society) Teenagers with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may benefit from more sleep to help them focus, plan and control their emotions. The findings -- the first of their kind in young people with ADHD -- will be presented today at the American Physiological Society's (APS) annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2019 in Orlando, Fla. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A study on the school violence experience of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in the context of bullying - Huh SY, Kim SG, Lee JS, Jung WY, Choi BS, Kim JH.
INTRODUCTION: School violence causes harmful effects to victims. Harmful effects are likely to persist into adulthood. There are many studies about the relationship between attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and school violence. But, there are... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scales (RCADS): psychometric evaluation in children evaluated for ADHD - Becker SP, Schindler DN, Holdaway AS, Tamm L, Epstein JN, Luebbe AM.
Co-occurring internalizing symptoms are common and important to assess in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). One frequently used child self-report measure of internalizing symptoms is the Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Sca... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Reaction time variability and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: is increased reaction time variability specific to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder? Testing predictions from the default-mode interference hypothesis - Salum GA, Sato JR, Manfro AG, Pan PM, Gadelha A, do Ros ário MC, Polanczyk GV, Castellanos FX, Sonuga-Barke E, Rohde LA.
Increased reaction time variability (RTV) is one of the most replicable behavioral correlates of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, this may not be specific to ADHD but a more general marker of psychopathology. Here we compare RT var... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Self-reported and parent-reported school bullying in adolescents with high functioning autism spectrum disorder: the roles of autistic social impairment, attention-deficit/hyperactivity and oppositional defiant disorder symptoms - Chou WJ, Hsiao RC, Ni HC, Liang SH, Lin CF, Chan HL, Hsieh YH, Wang LJ, Lee MJ, Hu HF, Yen CF.
The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of self-reported and parent-reported bullying victimization, perpetration, and victimization-perpetration and the associations of autistic social impairment and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (A... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

High Prenatal Omega-6:Omega-3 Ratio Linked to ADHD at Age 7
FRIDAY, March 29, 2019 -- A higher prenatal omega-6:omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid ratio in cord plasma is associated with a higher attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) index score for the child at age 7 years, according to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 29, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Link Between Mom-to-Be's Diet, Child's ADHD
FRIDAY, March 29, 2019 -- Eating for two takes on added significance with a new study suggesting that a mother's diet during pregnancy could affect her child's risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Spanish researchers found a link... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 29, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Maternal diet during pregnancy may modulate the risk of ADHD symptoms in children
(Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)) A study published in The Journal of Pediatrics suggest that the risk of a child developing symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be modulated by the mother's diet during pregnancy. The research analysed samples of umbilical cord plasma to quantify the levels of omega-6 and omega-3 that reach the foetus. The analysis showed a higher omega-6:omega-3 ratio to be associated with a higher risk of ADHD symptoms at seven years of age. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Children's inattention and hyperactivity, mother's parenting, and risk behaviors in adolescence: a 10-year longitudinal study of Chilean children - Nelson T, East P, Delva J, Lozoff B, Gahagan S.
OBJECTIVE: To examine how mothers' nurturant and, separately, hostile parenting mediate the effects of young children's inattentiveness and hyperactivity on risk behaviors in adolescence. METHOD: Data were analyzed from 920 healthy Chilean children... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

ANI Pharmaceuticals Announces Two Generic Product Launches
BAUDETTE, Minn., March 27, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("ANI" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: ANIP) today announced the launch of 18mg and 27mg Methylphenidate Hydrochloride Extended-Release T... Biopharmaceuticals, Generics, Product Launch ANI Pharmaceuticals, Methylphenidate, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

BPA exposure during pregnancy can alter circadian rhythms
(The Endocrine Society) Exposure to the widely used chemical bisphenol A (BPA) during pregnancy, even at levels lower than the regulated 'safe' human exposure level, can lead to changes in circadian rhythms, according to a mice study to be presented Monday at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in New Orleans, La. The researchers report these changes may be a contributing factor in hyperactivity seen in BPA-exposed mice. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Some ADHD meds may increase risk of psychosis, study finds
New research sheds light on a rare but potentially dangerous risk of some common medications for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Youth With ADHD, New-Onset Psychosis Up With Amphetamines
THURSDAY, March 21, 2019 -- For adolescents and young adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new-onset psychosis occurs more often with amphetamine use versus methylphenidate use, according to a study published in the March 21... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Young people on amphetamines for ADHD have twice the psychosis risk compared to other stimulants, study says
Teens and young adults with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, ADHD, who receive amphetamines such as Adderall for treatment have a higher risk of developing psychosis, compared to those who receive methyphenidates stimulants, such as Ritalin, according to a large new study. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Some ADHD Meds Tied to a Higher Psychosis Risk Than Others Some ADHD Meds Tied to a Higher Psychosis Risk Than Others
Amphetamines are associated with a higher psychosis risk than methylphenidate in young patients who take these agents to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - March 20, 2019 Category: Primary Care Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

With ADHD, amphetamine has double the psychosis risk of methylphenidate
(Reuters Health) - Children and young adults with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who are treated with the stimulants amphetamine or methylphenidate face a small but significant risk of developing psychosis, with amphetamine products twice as likely to spark at problem, researchers say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news