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2013-10-07 15:28:46

This press release is in support of a presentation by Dr. Esther Sobanski on Monday Oct. 7 at the 26th ECNP Congress in Barcelona, Spain Up to two-thirds of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) find their disorder persists into adulthood yet only a small proportion of adults ever receive a formal diagnosis and treatment, research suggests. ADHD, a chronic neurodevelopmental disorder that begins in childhood, continues into adulthood in the majority of children....

2013-10-03 12:25:48

TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Highland Therapeutics Inc. ("Highland"), a specialty pharmaceutical company leveraging its proprietary technologies to optimize the delivery of previously approved drug products, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary has generated positive interim Phase I/II results from an ongoing study of HLD-200 - a novel formulation of methylphenidate being developed to treat the symptoms associated with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder...

2013-10-02 10:45:23

A study published today in the American Journal of Psychiatry suggests an association between smoking during pregnancy and increased risk for developing bipolar disorder (BD) in adult children. Researchers at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and the Department of Epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, in collaboration with scientists at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, California, evaluated offspring from a large cohort of...

2013-10-01 12:30:16

Poster Presentation at U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress 2013 Demonstrates Potential to Detect Feigned ADHD with Quotient's Computerized Assessment Technology BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearson, the world's leading learning company, announced today that the company will present a poster on results from a pilot study of the company's newly acquired Quotient(®) ADHD Test demonstrating the technology's ability to detect individuals attempting to fake...

2013-10-01 12:27:42

LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- You're aware of ADHD, but do you really understand it? October is National ADHD Awareness Month and CHADD, the largest family-based ADHD organization in the United States, wants you to have the facts about this common disorder. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, commonly called ADHD, affects about 15 million children and adults across the United States. CHADD, working with the ADHD Awareness Coalition...

2013-09-30 23:18:34

To launch October National Sensory Awareness Month, STAR Center Foundation announces a new scholarship program that will provide financial support for children of military families seeking therapy at STAR Center. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center, the premier treatment center for children with sensory challenges, is announcing a new scholarship program for children of military parents. This announcement is timed to create greater...

Preschoolers Now Being Prescribed Psychiatric Drugs Less Often
2013-09-30 11:17:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After going through a period of increasing prevalence, psychiatric drugs are being prescribed less to preschoolers than they were a decade ago, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. The national study of two to five year old children, conducted from 1994 to 2009, indicated that the use of psychiatric prescription drugs, such as ADHD or anxiety medications, peaked between 2002 and 2005 then backed off between...

Too Much Time Online Can Affect Working Memory
2013-09-20 16:42:48

[ Watch the Video: Facebook Time Impacts Working Memory ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online You may be losing the capacity to store valuable memories or take in information by spending too much time online – except when reading stories on redOrbit, of course. All joking aside, the human brain can be overwhelmed by the flood of information pouring off our computer screen – according to Erik Fransén, a researcher from Stockholm's KTH Royal Institute of...

2013-09-16 23:24:23

Working with ADHD.com, the only coaching and live workshops dedicated exclusively to business owners with ADHD, announces a free virtual training class for ADHD entrepreneurs, business owners, and independent reps. Grosse Ile, MI (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Working with ADHD.com has been coaching business owners with ADHD to have strong and successful businesses through private coaching and live workshops across North America. On September 18, 2013, the veteran coaches will present the...

2013-09-13 23:20:47

Woodbury Health & Wellness in conjunction with Schotzko Chiropractic now offers a holistic approach to help people manage the challenges associated with ADHD. Woodbury, MN (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Woodbury Health & Wellness in conjunction with Schotzko Chiropractic now offers a holistic approach to help people manage the challenges associated with ADHD. Woodbury Health & Wellness is a Certified “SHINE for Doctors: Special Help for Integrating Neurological Experience”...