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2010-03-31 11:28:49

Mount Sinai researchers have learned that meta-cognitive therapy (MCT), a method of skills teaching by use of cognitive-behavioral principles, yielded significantly greater improvements in symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults than those that participate in supportive therapy. The study, titled "Meta-Cognitive Therapy," is now published in the American Journal of Psychiatry. Mary Solanto, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Director...

2010-02-11 13:04:00

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Learning Lab of Brentwood will present a free seminar, ADHD Kids: Getting Along Socially, on Thursday February 18 from 12:00-1:30 PM at the Maryland Farms YMCA in Brentwood. It is the latest in a series of seminars, sponsored by the Maryland Farms YMCA, to help support parents, school teachers, administrators and counselors, therapists, and anyone who deals with children or young adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)....

2010-02-03 13:59:10

Researchers at UAB and the Vall d'Hebron University Hospital have discovered for the first time anomalies which cause lack of motivation among children suffering from this disorder Until now, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) was related to alterations in the brain affecting attention and cognitive processes. Researchers at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the Vall d'Hebron University Hospital for the first time have discovered anomalies in the brain's...

2009-11-04 08:37:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Global public relations leader Porter Novelli announced today that it received the Gold Award from Medical Marketing & Media for best unbranded TV advertisement/campaign. The award honored the agency's work, done on behalf of its Shire Pharmaceuticals client, on the public service campaign titled "Adult ADHD is Real." In collaboration with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) advocacy groups ADHD Coaches Organization (ACO), Attention Deficit...

2009-10-12 06:30:00

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- New brain research is unlocking long-standing mysteries, explaining how the brain trains itself and how human beings develop their superior cognitive skills. New scanning tools (FMRI, SPECT, QEEG, etc.) are advancing neurology's understanding of a process called neuroplasticity and shedding light on a simple looking balance and movement regimen used since 1982 by developmental specialists to treat people with ADHD, Dyslexia and other...

2009-09-15 08:54:09

Press conference at the 22nd Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Sept. 15, 2009, Istanbul, Turkey Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, ADHD, is one of the most common neuropsychiatric disorders of childhood. Worldwide, 3óˆ¸% of children are affected with the disorder. Key symptoms of ADHD include age-inappropriate hyperactive and impulsive behavior and/or a reduced ability to focus attention. Clinically, three different ADHD subtypes...

2009-09-09 08:59:18

Low levels of dopamine markers may underlie symptoms; implications for treatment A brain-imaging study conducted at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory provides the first definitive evidence that patients suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have lower-than-normal levels of certain proteins essential for experiencing reward and motivation. "These deficits in the brain's reward system may help explain clinical symptoms of ADHD,...

2009-08-21 15:04:29

Parents should be aware of certain behavioral symptoms in the classroom that might indicate their child should be screened for attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, an expert at Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) said.ADHD or ADD is present in about 5 percent of students from as young as six to adulthood, said Dr. Ayesha Mian, assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at BCM. "Children with moderate to severe ADHD or ADD who are not on...

2009-08-17 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced two initiatives reinforcing their commitment to the care of adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a psychiatric behavioral disorder that affects an estimated 10 million adults across the country.* The first initiative, "RoADHD Trip," a multi-city self screening tour, will visit eight cities across the country in an...

2009-07-28 01:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announces that it has received a Complete Response letter today for INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine) Extended Release from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This decision comes following labeling discussions with the FDA that did not result in agreement in time to meet the PDUFA date. The FDA did not identify safety concerns regarding INTUNIV in the...


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