Critique: An extraordinary and exceptionally well written study that is as informed and informative as it is thoughtful and thought-provoking, "Adult ADHD
" offers a unique, practical, and insightful discourse that will be of immense interest to parents of ADHD
children, and adults who have to deal with being ADHD
in a non-ADHD
and her colleagues examined the longitudinal data, they found that children who had a persistent ADHD
diagnosis were more likely to have an externalizing disorder, such as a conduct disorder (57% vs.
Thomas McDonnell, chief commercial officer of Neos Therapeutics, said, 'The availability of the first and only extended-release orally disintegrating tablet for the treatment of ADHD
represents a significant milestone for patients and families that struggle with ADHD
Individuals with ADHD
often exhibit deficits in social relationships and family interactions.
Thirty years of imaging shows that there are multiple differences in the ADHD
brain versus the normal brain.
Stimulant medications are effective in treating ADHD
because they enhance the release of dopamine and norepinephrine, thereby allowing previously under-stimulated areas of the brain to regain their normal functionality.
7% of the total ADPSYC population had the inattentive subtype of ADHD
The theme of the 2013 ADHD
Awareness Month, “The Many Faces of ADHD
,” reflects the diversity of this neurodevelopmental disorder that affects about nine percent of children and five percent of adults, without regard to gender, IQ, religious or socio-economic background.
In addition to describing their breastfeeding habits during the first year of their child's life, parents answered a detailed questionnaire on medical and demographic data that might also have an impact on the development of ADHD
, including marital status and education of the parents, problems during pregnancy such as hypertension or diabetes, birth weight of the child, and genetic links to ADHD
By current estimates, about three times more boys than girls are affected by ADHD
, but the ratio appears to become closer to even by adulthood.
We need to examine the predictors of ADHD
persistence over time," he said.
The current diagnostic criteria for ADHD
note that at least six symptoms in the categories of inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity must be present for six months or longer.
Sitholey et al (1) have published an interesting paper on adult ADHD
, the first study of its kind in India which has opened up several areas for discussion and hopefully would lead to more studies and clinical attention in this area.
HOOPMANN, Kathy All dogs have ADHD
Jessica Kingsley, 2009 64pp $24.
Olympic powerhouse Michael Phelps thrust ADHD
back into the national spotlight during his historic performance in Beijing, China.