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2013-10-10 23:02:16

The 2013-14 season of the UC Davis MIND Institute's Minds Behind the MIND series begins in November with nationally recognized MIND Institute researchers partnering with community representatives to provide the latest information on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), one of many neurodevelopmental disabilities studied at the MIND Institute. Subsequent presentations focus on how technology can aid people with developmental disabilities and on new findings in autism...

2013-10-09 11:17:47

Using a common test of brain functioning, UC Davis researchers have found differences in the brains of adolescents with the inattentive and combined subtypes of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and teens who do not have the condition, suggesting that the test may offer a potential biomarker for differentiating the types of the disorder. The differences were observed in brain waves exhibited during electroencephalograms (EEGs) of teens with the inattentive and combined...

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....

2013-10-02 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...

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...

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...

2013-08-28 23:29:35

Dr. Carly Orenstein with Morris Psychological Group explains selective mutism, a little-known disorder and provides tips for parents. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 As another school year begins, it can be expected that some number of young children will approach the first day in the classroom with a fair amount of trepidation. For some, their shyness and anxiety will initially manifest itself in a failure to speak. But for a few – perhaps as many as 7 out of every 1,000...

2013-08-27 23:29:47

There has never been a definitive test for diagnosing Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). According to Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP, this may be about to change. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a widespread neurobehavioral disorder seen in children and teens. It is characterized by inattention, impulsivity and behavioral difficulties, and/or over-activity not normal for one’s age group. Sturgeon Bay,...


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