Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Link between ADHD and dementia across generations

A large study at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden has found a link between ADHD and dementia across generations. The study, published in Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association, shows that parents ...

Attention deficit disorders

Half of adults with ADHD have had a substance use disorder

Half of adults aged 20-39 with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have had a substance use disorder (SUD) in their lifetime according to new research published online ahead of print this month in Alcohol and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Exposure to prenatal antipsychotics seems safe

(HealthDay)—Exposure to prenatal antipsychotics does not appear to be associated with an increased risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), or small for gestational age, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Exercise, mindfulness help children with ADHD

Just 10 minutes of exercise and 10 minutes of mindfulness meditation can help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with their mood, self-efficacy and attention.

Neuroscience

Managing attention deficit disorder by training the brain

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects about 7% of children, with a two out of three chance of persisting into adulthood. This neurodevelopmental disorder is characterized by concentration difficulties, increased ...

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