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2013-08-21 23:27:21

Passages Malibu comments on the rising use of central nervous stimulants to treat ADHD in the US. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 A new study published in the Drug Abuse Warning Network on August 8th revealed that nonmedical use of central nervous system (CNS) stimulants is driving more young people to seek medical treatment in emergency rooms across the country. Among young adults aged 18 to 34, CNS stimulants involved with alcohol led to 5,605 ER visits in 2005, but that number...

2013-08-13 23:24:50

According to Dr. Ashley Gorman, most children are victimized by bullies at some point, but children with ADHD are targeted more often and are also more likely to exhibit bullying behavior themselves. There is a link between ADHD and bullying. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Bullying has serious consequences for both victim and bully. And while there is no single factor that is responsible for making a child either a bully or the target of bullies, children with attention deficit...

Teenage Driving Impaired Greatly Due ToMix Of ADHD, Texting
2013-08-13 07:40:27

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Teenagers already have a reputation as being the worst drivers, but a new study from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center reveals two reasons why that might be so. The study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, suggests that both attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and texting both significantly impair driving performance for teenagers. The research team used a driving simulator to test the driving performance of 16-...

2013-08-12 14:02:05

Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder share the most common genetic variation The largest genome-wide study of its kind has determined how much five major mental illnesses are traceable to the same common inherited genetic variations. Researchers funded in part by the National Institutes of Health found that the overlap was highest between schizophrenia and bipolar disorder; moderate for bipolar disorder and depression and for ADHD and depression; and low between schizophrenia and autism....

2013-08-05 23:02:40

A new study by Abt Associates shows wide geographic disparities in the treatment of ADHD which suggests flawed management of the disorder. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 The use of amphetamine medications to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the United States varies widely from state to state and even more dramatically from one county to another, according to a new study by Abt Associates, showing treatment disparities are greater than previously assessed in...

ADHD Diagnosis And Treatment From Balance Atlanta BrainCore Therapy
2013-08-02 09:38:59

Balance Atlanta BrainCore Therapy As kids head back to school, Balance Atlanta BrainCore Therapy's Dr. Caroline von Fluegge is among the few in the country that now treats patients with the FDA-approved QEEG brain mapping technology. Helping to diagnose and address symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children by measuring brainwaves, the testing of BrainCore Therapy provides a map of the brain. Combined with a metabolic profile and a cognitive emotional...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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