Childhood ADHD may raise later obesity risk for women
(Reuters Health) - Young women who were diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in childhood are more likely to be obese than peers without an ADHD diagnosis, according to a U.S. study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 10, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Overly critical parenting linked with persistent ADHD in kids
If you've ever plopped down on your bed exhausted after chasing around your inattentive and hyperactive kid all day and wondered with self-doubt — "Could it possibly be me?" — a new study gives some credence to your worst fears. While scientists still haven't determined the cause of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and believe it is a mix of genetic and […] (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ariana Eunjung Cha Tags: newsletter Child & maternal health Source Type: news

Persistent ADHD associated with overly critical parents
For many children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, symptoms appear to decrease as they age, but for some they do not and one reason may be persistent parental criticism, according to new research. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - February 8, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Persistent ADHD associated with overly critical parents
(American Psychological Association) For many children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, symptoms appear to decrease as they age, but for some they do not and one reason may be persistent parental criticism, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 8, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

ADHD linked to obesity in girls
New study highlights one of the ways attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder may affect girls differently (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 5, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Females with childhood ADHD at double the risk for obesity
Stephen FellerROCHESTER, Minn., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- A study conducted by the Mayo Clinic associated childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder with adult obesity in females. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 4, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ADHD Tied to Obesity Risk for Girls, Study Contends
Impulsiveness, eating disorders may help explain possible link, researcher says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Eating Disorders, Obesity in Children (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - February 4, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Commentary: One way attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder can be life threatening? A travelogue on Nikolas et al. (2016) - Barkley RA.
I provide a brief commentary on the brilliant accompanying study of Nikolas et al. concerning risky bicyclist-automobile behavior in ADHD and typical youth. The sophistication of the simulator and procedures and the number and precision of measurements ar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Study Shows Association Among Childhood ADHD, Sex and Obesity
ROCHESTER, Minn. — The incidence of childhood and adult obesity has increased significantly over the past three decades. New research shows that there is an association between obesity development during adulthood and childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Mayo Clinic researchers led the multi-site study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Although various studies propose a [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - February 4, 2016 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Tales from the Couch: A Clinical Psychologist’s True Stories of Psychotherapy
Sitting across from someone in a therapy session is simultaneously intimate and clinical. As the therapist, you must balance a few things at once: develop a diagnostic understanding of the client while also integrating the individual experiences that make each person’s story unique. Having sat on both sides of the therapeutic couch, so to speak, I always look forward to reading about other therapists’ experiences. In his latest book, Tales from the Couch: A Clinical Psychologist’s True Stories of Psychotherapy, clinical psychologist Bob Wendorf lets us inside his office, showing us gli...
Source: Psych Central - February 2, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Megan Riddle Tags: Book Reviews Clinicians on the Couch Disorders General Interview Motivation and Inspiration Personal Stories Personality Professional Psychological Assessment Psychology Psychotherapy Therapists Spill a clinical psychologist's tr Source Type: news

How Lead In Recycled Electronics Can Poison Workers' Families
In 2009, when Anthony Harrell accepted a job at an electronics scrap recycling facility in Cincinnati, he was happy to have found work that he liked and that would let him provide for his wife and two children. Harrell’s job was to feed discarded computer monitors and televisions to the Angel-Devil, a truck-sized shredding machine that chopped up cathode ray tubes and ground the glass from the screens into powder. He earned $10 per hour for his labor. After his eight-hour shift, clad in the same skully hat and street clothes he typically wore throughout each day, he would greet his family, waiting in a car outside. H...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teen suicide: ADHD medication as prevention
(University of Montreal) Black-box warnings about the dangers of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications are confusing and could have serious consequences for the risk of youth suicide, according to researchers at the Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal (CIUSSS de l'Est-de-l'Île-de-Montréal) and the University of Montreal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 1, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Association between the 5-HTTLPR genotype and childhood characteristics in mood disorders - Eun TK, Jeong SH, Lee KY, Kim SH, Ahn YM, Bang YW, Joo EJ.
OBJECTIVE: The features of childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are significantly associated with adult mood disorders. Some genetic factors may be common to both ADHD and mood disorders underlie the association between these two pheno... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 30, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

More than just a game: Yoga for school-age children
Follow me at @newyorkpsych Yoga is becoming increasingly popular among American children. A national survey found that 3% of U.S. children (1.7 million) did yoga as of 2012 — that’s 400,000 more children than in 2007. Yoga and mindfulness have been shown to improve both physical and mental health in school-age children (ages 6 to 12). Yoga improves balance, strength, endurance, and aerobic capacity in children. Yoga and mindfulness offer psychological benefits for children as well. A growing body of research has already shown that yoga can improve focus, memory, self-esteem, academic performance, and class...
Source: New Harvard Health Information - January 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marlynn Wei, MD, JD Tags: Behavioral Health Children's Health Complementary and alternative medicine Exercise and Fitness Parenting yoga for children Source Type: news

FDA Okays First Orally Disintegrating Tablet for ADHD in KidsFDA Okays First Orally Disintegrating Tablet for ADHD in Kids
The FDA has approved Adzenys XR-ODT, a once-daily, orally disintegrating tablet for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder for children aged 6 years and older. FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Alert Source Type: news

Impulsive aggression as a comorbidity of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents - Saylor KE, Amann BH.
This article examines the characteristics of impulsive aggression (IA) as a comorbidity in children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), focusing on its incidence, impact on ADHD outcomes, need for timely interve... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicidal behavior and attention decifit hyperactivity disorder in adolescents of Medellin (Colombia), 2011-2012 - Restrepo-Bernal D, Bonfante-Olivares L, Torres de Galvis Y, Berbesi-Fernandez D, Sierra-Hincapié G.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a public health problem. In Colombia, teenagers are considered a group at high risk for suicidal behavior. OBJECTIVE: To explore the possible association between suicidal behavior and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How An Elimination Diet May Improve Your Child’s Health
Photo Courtesy of Simon & Schuster Maya Shetreat-Klein, MD is an integrative pediatric neurologist. Her new book, The Dirt Cure is published by Atria Publishing Group, a sister company of CBS. She lectures internationally to medical professionals and laypeople on environmental health and toxins, and healing with food and nature. Many children in my practice improve tremendously from any number of conditions—asthma, eczema, constipation, headaches, ADHD, seizures—when we remove foods that bother their bodies. Unfortunately, traditional allergy tests don’t always tell the whole story of food reactivity....
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: cbskapost Tags: Health Allergies Allergy Best Of Boston's Best CBS Local Food Kids Maya Shetreat Klein Parenting peanuts Simon and Schuster The Dirt Cure Top Spots Source Type: news

Do adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder show risk seeking? Disentangling probabilistic decision making by equalizing the favorability of alternatives - Pollak Y, Oz A, Neventsal O, Rabi O, Kitrossky L, Maeir A.
The clinical literature provides evidence for increased risk taking by individuals with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Most of the experimental tasks used to measure risk taking, confounded risky and disadvantageous alternatives, and ther... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Factors associated with management of teen aggression: child psychiatric clinical decision making - Mann A, Li A, Radwan K, Karnik NS, Keenan K.
This study explores whether patient-specific and clinician-specific factors are associated with child psychiatrists' use of second generation antipsychotics (SGAs) in the management of aggression in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Signs of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder as a risk factor for traumatic dental injury among schoolchildren: a case-control study - Mota-Veloso I, Soares ME, Homem MA, Marques LS, Ramos-Jorge ML, Ramos-Jorge J.
BACKGROUND: The determination of risk factors for traumatic dental injury (TDI) is important to the implementation of preventive measures. AIM: The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between signs of attention deficit/hyperactivity d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Experience Journal: Growing up with ADHD
Did you know 11 percent of school-aged children have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? Left undiagnosed, ADHD can make it very difficult for kids to reach their full potential — in school and beyond. With the right diagnosis and treatment, kids with ADHD can overcome their challenges and be very successful. The Experience Journal, a project of the Boston Children’s Hospital psychiatry program, interviewed numerous adolescents and parents about their experiences with ADHD. Here are their stories, in their own words. ADHD: Noticing a problem Will, 23 During sixth grade, I was getting in...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - January 20, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Erin Horan Tags: Experience Journal Our Patients’ Stories Parenting ADHD Source Type: news

Multitrait-multimethod analysis of the strengths and difficulties questionnaire in young Asian American children - Yu J, Sun S, Cheah CS.
The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) is a widely used psychopathology screening tool that measures children's emotional symptoms, peer problems, conduct problems, hyperactivity/inattention, and prosocial behavior. Previous psychometric studie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Can't Focus? It Might Be Undiagnosed Adult ADHD
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is most commonly diagnosed in children. But older adults may find that what they worried was early dementia is actually ADHD. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 18, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Patti Neighmond Source Type: news

Everything You Wanted To Know About Microdosing (But Were Afraid To Ask)
Long before microdosing was being touted as the Silicon Valley life hack du jour, Dr. James Fadiman was investigating the potential mind-enhancing effects of ingesting psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin, more commonly known as magic mushrooms.   In the 1960s, Fadiman conducted pioneering psychedelic research, including one study in which he gave LSD and another hallucinogen, Mescaline, to scientists, mathematicians and architects to see how it affected creative problem-solving. (His research was one of the last investigations into LSD due to the Food and Drug Administration's mid-1960s research ban of...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 13, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Does mindfulness meditation improve attention in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder? - Modesto-Lowe V, Farahmand P, Chaplin M, Sarro L.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) manifests by high levels of inattention, impulsiveness and hyperactivity. ADHD starts in childhood and results in impairments that continue into adulthood. While hyperactivity declines over time, inattention ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Kids with ADHD May Be More Likely to Have Accident in Traffic
Research points to impulsive behavior and problems paying attention as key reasons Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Child Safety, Motor Vehicle Safety (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - January 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Establishing the attention-distractibility trait - Forster S, Lavie N.
In this study, we examined wheth... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 22, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

What We Know (And Don't Know) About Melatonin's Effects On Kids
In increasing numbers, parents around the country are turning to over-the-counter melatonin in hopes that the drug will help their kids sleep better. But how effective -- and how safe -- is it? Science doesn't yet point to clear answers. Here's where we stand. What we do know is that the melatonin parents are purchasing at drug and health-food stores to help their children sleep is a synthetic form of a hormone that our brains naturally produce to help us fall asleep. Melatonin is a “biomarker” of what are known as circadian rhythms, or a complex network of internal “clocks” which regulates not onl...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 17, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ADHD and Brain Activity
Source: HealthDay - Related MedlinePlus Page: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - December 17, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ADHD May Hamper Social Relationships Early in Life
Study finds cycle of rejection by peers, worsening symptoms that may heighten difficulties Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Child Development (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - December 16, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Making bicycling safer for kids with ADHD
(University of Iowa) University of Iowa researchers hope new avenues of study about why children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder have more accidents while crossing the street on their bicycles will help parents teach their children to better navigate busy intersections. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 16, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

ADHD Patients Show Weaker Connections in Brain Networks Tied to Focus
But more research is needed before scans could be used to diagnose disorder, experts say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - December 15, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Factor structure of symptom dimensions in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) - Parke EM, Mayfield AR, Barchard KA, Thaler NS, Etcoff LM, Allen DN.
There is disagreement on whether attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms are best characterized along two dimensions consisting of inattention and hyperactivity/impulsivity or three dimensions where hyperactivity and impulsivity are separa... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 15, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and exposure to violence: parents' opinion - Stefanini JR, Scherer ZA, Scherer EA, Cavalin LA, Guazzelli MS.
OBJECTIVE: to identify the opinion of parents or guardians of adolescents diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) about their children's exposure as perpetrators or victims of violence situations in family life or outside. ME... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 11, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Use of cognitive behavioral therapy and token economy to alleviate dysfunctional behavior in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder - Coelho LF, Barbosa DL, Rizzutti S, Muszkat M, Bueno OF, Miranda MC.
Medication has proved highly efficacious as a means of alleviating general symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, many patients remain functionally impaired by inappropriate behavior. The present study analyzed the use of cog... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 11, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Still in a Crib, Yet Being Given Antipsychotics
Many doctors worry that these drugs are used despite no published research into their effectiveness and potential health risks for children so young. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 10, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ALAN SCHWARZ Tags: Antidepressants Doctors Mental Health and Disorders Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Bipolar Disorder Epilepsy Seizures (Medical) Depression (Mental) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder American Academy of Pedi Source Type: news

NeuroSigma touts preliminary eTNS traumatic brain injury trial results
NeuroSigma Systems today released preliminary data from a trial of its Monarch trigeminal nerve stimulation system designed to treat combat veterans with traumatic brain injuries, citing improvements in memory, anxiety and brain activity. The results were presented at the North American Neuromodulation Society’s meeting in Las Vegas, the company said. The trial was performed at the Veterans Affairs West Los Angeles Medical Center, and results showed improvements in symptoms of TBI and desired changes in brain activity, according to the company. “We are pleased by the preliminary results reported by Dr...
Source: Mass Device - December 10, 2015 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Neuromodulation/Neurostimulation Clinical Trials NeuroSigma Source Type: news

Risky bicycling behavior among youth with and without attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder - Nikolas MA, Elmore AL, Franzen L, O'Neal E, Kearney JK, Plumert JM.
BACKGROUND: Injury risk from car-bicycle collisions is particularly high among youth with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Here, we capitalized on advances in virtual environment technology to safely and systematically examine road-crossing... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 10, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

More than one in 10 U.S. kids have ADHD as diagnosis rates surge
(Reuters Health) - More than 10 percent of U.S. children have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), reflecting a surge in recent years particularly among girls and minority groups, a new study finds. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 8, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

ADHD Diagnoses Rising Among U.S. Kids, Study Finds
Girls, Hispanics fueling the increase in prevalence, but experts don't know why Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Health Statistics (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - December 8, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New report finds 43 percent increase in ADHD diagnosis for US schoolchildren
Twelve percent of US children and teens had a diagnosis of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in 2011, a number that has jumped by 43 percent since 2003, according to a large national study based on parental reports of an ADHD diagnosis. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - December 8, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

FDA Clears Chewable Methylphenidate (QuilliChew) for ADHDFDA Clears Chewable Methylphenidate (QuilliChew) for ADHD
QuilliChew extended-release (Pfizer) is for treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children aged 6 years and older. FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - December 8, 2015 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Alert Source Type: news

ADHD drugs may be a prescription for bullying
(Reuters Health) - Kids and teens who take prescription medicines to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be twice as likely to be bullied as their peers who don’t have this mental health problem, a recent U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 4, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Child ADHD Epidemic - Danger of Over-diagnosis
In barely a decade, the number of U.S. children and adolescents diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has risen by more than 40 percent, note authors Stephen Hinshaw and Katherine Ellison in their new book, "ADHD: What Everyone Needs to Know". Today, more than six million youths have received diagnoses, amounting to one in nine children aged 4-17. For those older than nine years of age, more than one boy in five has received a diagnosis. Among diagnosed youth, nearly 70 percent receive medication. (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 2, 2015 Category: Disability Tags: ADHD and ADD Source Type: news

Emotion regulation in adolescent males with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: testing the effects of comorbid conduct disorder - Northover C, Thapar A, Langley K, Van Goozen S.
Although attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been linked to emotion dysregulation, few studies have experimentally investigated this whilst controlling for the effects of comorbid conduct disorder (CD). Economic decision-making games that a... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 2, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The danger of overdiagnosis amid the childhood ADHD epidemic
(Oxford University Press USA) In barely a decade, the number of US children and adolescents diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has risen by more than 40 percent. Today, more than six million youths have received diagnoses, amounting to one in nine children aged 4-17. Among diagnosed youth, nearly 70 percent receive medication, note authors Stephen Hinshaw and Katherine Ellison in their new book, 'ADHD: What Everyone Needs to Know.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 2, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Methylphenidate Tied to Improved ADHD Symptoms in Kids (FREE)
By Kelly Young Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD, and André Sofair, MD, MPH Methylphenidate may help improve symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents, according to a Cochrane meta-analysis published in the BMJ.Researchers … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - November 30, 2015 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Developmental trajectories of aggression, prosocial behavior, and social-cognitive problem solving in emerging adolescents with clinically elevated attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms - Kofler MJ, Larsen R, Sarver DE, Tolan PH.
Middle school is a critical yet understudied period of social behavioral risks and opportunities that may be particularly difficult for emerging adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) given their childhood social difficulties. Rel... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Diversion of ADHD stimulants and victimization among adolescents - Epstein-Ngo QM, McCabe SE, Veliz PT, Stoddard SA, Austic EA, Boyd CJ.
OBJECTIVE:  To examine whether a recent prescription for stimulant medication is associated with peer victimization among youth with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).  METHODS:  Data from 4,965 adolescents attending five public schools... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news