Doctors urgently need better international guidance on treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in people over 50, conclude experts reviewing current research on this increasing issue globally.
Sep 20, 2023
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is among the most common pediatric neurodevelopmental disorders. In 2019, nearly 10% of United States (U.S.) children had a diagnosis of ADHD. Approximately 3.3 million children, ...
Sep 18, 2023
A review of studies involving more than 21 million people worldwide has revealed attention deficit hyperactivity disorder affects a staggering 3% of the global adult population. Disturbingly, nine out of 10 adults diagnosed ...
Sep 13, 2023
The hyperactivity disorder, usually referred to as ADHD, is an independent risk factor for several common and serious mental health issues, finds research published in the open access journal BMJ Mental Health.
Sep 5, 2023
Lots of children and adolescents have the condition known as ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
Sep 4, 2023
Have you noticed that your levels of attention may slightly change during your menstrual cycle?
Aug 17, 2023
More adults than ever have been seeking ADHD medications. An ADHD expert explains what could be driving the trend
As a woman in my 30s who was constantly typing "ADHD" into my computer, I had something interesting happen to me in 2021. I started receiving a wave of advertisements beckoning me to get online help for ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity ...
Aug 7, 2023
Non-invasive brain stimulation, combined with cognitive training, could significantly improve symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, according to new research jointly led by the University ...
Aug 2, 2023
Symptom-based ADHD diagnoses may not align with a patient's underlying neuropathy, making it harder to develop individualized treatment plans.
Aug 1, 2023
Both ADHD diagnoses and prescriptions for ADHD medication have increased significantly over the past two decades, except in children under five, finds a new study by UCL researchers.
Jul 17, 2023
Treating childhood ADHD with stimulant meds not associated with increased substance use later in life, study finds
Children taking a prescription stimulant to manage symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) do not have more substance use or substance use disorder (SUD) as adolescents or young adults, according to a ...
Jul 5, 2023
At the same time as it has attracted support and understanding, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has invoked passionate debate in recent years. One hot topic is whether ADHD is being over-diagnosed.
Jun 29, 2023
"Cassie" is an anxious adult. She stresses and puts off tasks that should be simple. Seeing others succeed makes her feel inadequate. It's easier to avoid challenges than risk failing again. She has taken anxiety medication ...
Jun 21, 2023
The stop-signal task may be valuable for assessing inhibitory control deficits in adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published online June 10 in Neuropsychology ...
Jun 16, 2023
New research from the University of Cambridge and the University of Melbourne, published in Science Advances, shows neurotypical workers and students taking cognitive enhancers, or "smart" drugs, may actually be inhibiting ...
Jun 14, 2023
New computerized training approach found to significantly reduce ADHD symptoms in 1 in 3 participants
Computerized Progressive Attention Training (CPAT), a new treatment developed at Tel Aviv University, significantly improved the symptoms of 33 percent of students suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). ...
Jun 12, 2023
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental health disorders in children, affecting 7.2% of people under the age of 18 worldwide. Many of these children will still have ADHD in adolescence ...
Jun 12, 2023
While the COVID-19 pandemic was disruptive for all families, new research finds that families raising children who have attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were especially vulnerable.
May 15, 2023