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Slow To Mature Quick To Distract ADHD Study Finds Slower

Slow To Mature, Quick To Distract: ADHD Study Finds Slower Development Of Connections

Kara Gavin, University of Michigan Health System Brain networks to handle internal & external tasks mature more slowly in ADHD A peek inside the brains of more than 750 children and teens reveals a key difference in brain architecture...

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2014-09-08 23:11:33

Health professionals are invited to attend an online presentation on September 23, 2014, in which Dr. Paul G. Swingle will discuss the use of neurofeedback as an aid in the assessment and treatment of ADHD. An EEG assessment helps to differentiate ADD/ADHD from other conditions that present in a similar fashion, however, are quite different from simple attentional or hyperactive issues. London, England (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 The Biofeedback Federation of Europe is pleased to sponsor...

2014-09-02 08:28:37

Advice from Psychologists and Kids In The House Experts LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since 2007, there has been a 16 percent increase in ADHD diagnoses in the United States. While this may alarm some parents, Kids In The House experts explain what this increase really means and how parents can help children who have been diagnosed with ADHD. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130920/LA83405LOGO Jerome Schultz, clinical neuropsychologist, explains to Kids...

2014-08-28 12:30:15

In the news release, New Coalition Aims to Help Prevent Misuse, Abuse and Diversion of ADHD Medications, issued 28-Aug-2014 by Coalition to Prevent ADHD Medication Misuse over PR Newswire, the contact information should read "Kelly Walker, 717-231-5338" rather than "Kelly Walker, 717-231-5538" as incorrectly transmitted by PR Newswire. The complete, corrected release follows: New Coalition Aims to Help Prevent Misuse, Abuse and Diversion of ADHD Medications Coalition to Focus Efforts on...

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2014-08-28 03:00:34

Noah Brown, Massachusetts General Hospital Previously reported autism risk appears to be attributable to mother's illness, not medication Previous studies that have suggested an increased risk of autism among children of women who took antidepressants during pregnancy may actually reflect the known increased risk associated with severe maternal depression. In a study receiving advance online publication in Molecular Psychiatry, investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)...

2014-08-28 08:27:28

Coalition to Focus Efforts on College Students WAYNE, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today is the official launch of a newly formed Coalition of medical, mental health, higher education, student and pharmaceutical organizations that will work together to help prevent misuse, abuse and diversion of ADHD prescription stimulant medication. The Coalition will initially focus its efforts on college students. Although reported rates of nonmedical use vary, a 2013 study at one large...

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2014-08-15 09:31:22

American Friends of Tel Aviv University TAU researchers develop diagnostic tool for the most commonly misdiagnosed disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed — and misdiagnosed — behavioral disorder in children in America, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Unfortunately, there are currently no reliable physiological markers to diagnose ADHD. Doctors generally diagnose the disorder by recording a medical and...

2014-07-31 23:19:00

Parent company C8 Sciences’ innovative ACTIVATE™ program at the center of helping ADHD in the classroom while delivering real-time cognitive data reports and greatly improving academic outcomes. New Haven, Connecticut (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Connecticut-based C8 Sciences, developers and marketers of neuroscience-based cognitive assessment and development products including the game-changing ACTIVATE™ program, has announced a no-cost webinar through its C8 Schools to help teachers...

2014-07-24 23:14:37

Attention Point® is pleased to announce the “Weiss ADHD Comorbid Screen” (WACS) and the “Teacher Report of School Function”, both developed by Dr. Margaret Weiss, are now available as a part of DefiniPoint®, the nation’s first complete suite of online ADHD assessment tools. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 “I developed the ADHD Comorbid Screen because, I wanted to help clinicians gather comorbid symptom information which would allow them to focus the clinical...

2014-07-23 23:31:41

Two recent studies reveal that child abuse is much more common in ADHD and dyslexia. In Dr. Harold Levinson’s clinical experience, early and effective medical treatment rapidly “normalizes” overall functioning and so may minimize or prevent child abuse and many other impairments from arising. Great Neck, N.Y. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Two recent studies indicate that previously untreated adults with dyslexia and ADHD were significantly more abused as children than those without these...

2014-07-17 16:25:39

LEXINGTON, Massachusetts, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) today announced top-line results from two Phase 4 efficacy and safety studies of Vyvanse(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) compared with Concerta (methylphenidate HCl) with a placebo reference arm in adolescents aged 13-17 diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). In SPD489-406, the forced-dose titration study, Vyvanse was found to be statistically superior to...


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