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Latest Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder controversies Stories

2010-09-14 12:35:16

A medicine widely used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) also provides long-term relief from the attention and behavior changes that affect many childhood cancer survivors.

2010-09-08 17:27:00

Actress Roxy Olin delivers keynote on behalf of Entertainment Industries Council as part of mental health advocacy tour WASHINGTON, Sept.

2010-09-08 14:54:00

Persistent myths about Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder damage public perception of the 4% to 9% of the population grappling with this devastating condition. The nation's four leading ADHD organizations seek to end the stigma, once and for all. NEW YORK, Sept.

2010-08-27 08:14:07

Adults with attention-deficit/hyperactive disorder (ADHD) are showing greater improvement when receiving individual sessions of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in addition to their monthly medication.

2010-08-25 01:56:13

Adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who received medication and individual sessions of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) showed greater improvement in symptoms through 12 months compared to patients who did not receive CBT.

2010-08-25 01:52:29

Adding cognitive behavioral therapy – an approach that teaches skills for handling life challenges and revising negative thought patterns – to pharmaceutical treatment for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) significantly improved symptom control in a study of adult patients.

2010-08-23 07:05:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A new ADD/ADHD study found that a multi-modal hemispheric based program significantly improved the participant's educational outcomes.

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2010-08-18 08:35:00

Nearly 1 million children in the United States are potentially misdiagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder simply because they are the youngest – and most immature – in their kindergarten class.

2010-08-18 10:00:00

Rising rates of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and large differences in diagnosis rates have led to fears that the condition is often being misdiagnosed.

2010-07-21 13:11:17

A new study led by a team of Boston University School of Public Health researchers suggests a link between polyfluoroalkyl chemicals (PFCs), industrial compounds which are widely used in many consumer products, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children.


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