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2012-10-16 11:33:14

Including educational, occupational, economic and social outcomes Men who were diagnosed as children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) appeared to have significantly worse educational, occupational, economic and social outcomes in a 33-year, follow-up study that compared them with men without childhood ADHD, according to a report published Online First by Archives of General Psychiatry, a JAMA Network publication. ADHD has an estimated worldwide prevalence of 5...

2012-09-03 23:01:50

The symptoms of ADHD and autism are often missed, so Child and Family Care is setting out to educate the public about what to look for and how to get screened for these conditions. (PRWEB) September 03, 2012 Child and Family Care, a division of Stephanie F. Russo, MD in Erie, Pa., treats patients suffering from a variety of ailments and conditions. Two of the disorders most commonly seen in the clinic are ADHD and autism, and the clinic has seen too many cases where these conditions were...

Can ADHD Drugs Curb Smoking In Teens?
2012-08-27 06:05:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from Harvard Medical School (HMS) say that they have discovered evidence that taking medication to treat ADHD could decrease the risk that kids will begin smoking. According to Frederik Joelving of Reuters, study leader Dr. Paul Hammerness, who also works in the Clinical and Research Program in Pediatric Pyschopharmacology and Adult ADHD at Massachusetts General Hospital, and colleagues admit that the evidence is on...

2012-08-15 23:02:01

National Best-Selling Author, Dr. Edward Hallowell spoke recently at the Cape Cod Institute on his unique strength-based approach to ADHD. Eastham, MA (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 Speaking before a room full of educators, psychologist and counselors at the Cape Cod Institute, located at the Cape Cod National Seashore, Dr. Edward Hallowell one of the nation´s leading experts on ADHD, shared his unique approach on how to view the condition that is the most commonly diagnosed neurobehavioral...

Increased Risk of Self-Injury and Suicide Attempts for Girls with ADHD
2012-08-15 12:44:08

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) discovered that girls with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are more likely to attempt self-injury and suicide as they become older. To begin, families and girls with ADHD hope that symptoms like disruptive behavior and fidgety actions will decrease as they mature. However, the study from UC Berkeley showed that these girls tend to internalize...

2012-07-16 23:02:25

RealTimeRemedies has launched a new informational review on the product Listol, a natural remedy designed to help people with ADHD. Many people want to know if Listol really can work to help control their ADHD. The answers are all revealed at RealTimeRemedies.com. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 For the many people living with ADHD who deal with the serious side effects of this condition, finding affordable and safe ADHD treatments that actually work can be difficult. RealTimeRemedies...


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