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Can ADHD be a Deadly Disorder?

Can ADHD be a Deadly Disorder? By: Stephen V. Faraone, Ph.D. In the world of research, it is unusual for a single study to be definitive.    A possible exception is a recent report in the highly esteemed Lancet, which concluded that people diagnosed with ADHD were about two times more likely to die early than […]

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ADHD and the Risk for Suicide

Suicide is one of the most feared outcomes of any psychiatric condition.  Although its association with depression is well known, a small but growing research literature shows that ADHD is also a risk factor for suicidality.   Suicide is difficult to study. Because it is relatively rare, large samples of patients are needed to make definitive […]

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ADHD and Emotional Dysregulation

ADHD and Emotional Dysregulation By Stephen V. Faraone, PhD One of the many great contributions of Dr. Russell Barkley was his conceptualization of ADHD as a disorder of self-regulation.   ADHD people have difficulties regulating their behavior, which lead to the classic diagnostic criteria of hyperactivity and impulsivity and they have problem regulating cognitive processes which […]

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ADHD and Eating Disorders

ADHD and Eating Disorders By Stephen V. Faraone, PhD A relatively new area of ADHD research has been examining the association between ADHD and eating disorders (i.e., anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder).   Nazar and colleagues conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of extant studies.   They found only twelve studies that assessed the […]

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Member Spotlight – Lea Taylor

APSARD Student Member Lea Taylor recently was awarded the American Psychological Association Division 53 Graduate Student Achievement Award in Clinical Practice. Lea is a fifth-year doctoral student in the APA-accredited Clinical Psychology doctoral program at Syracuse University under the supervision of Kevin Antshel, Ph.D. Her clinical work, community engagement, service, research, and training opportunities have […]

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Member Spotlight- Dr. Roberta Waite, EdD, PMHCNS, ANEF, FAAN.

Member Spotlight The APSARD membership consists of highly accomplished clinicians, researchers, academics, and scientists who are working hard every day to improve care for the millions of people with ADHD and related disorders world-wide. Occasionally, that work is recognized. When that happens, we are very happy to share the good news here, in the Member […]

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APSARD and ADHD in Adults

APSARD and ADHD in Adults APSARD loves getting to collaborate with likeminded organizations! Recently, Drs. Greg Mattingly and David Goodman, two APSARD Board members, spoke for two ADHD in Adults webinars. See the links below to check out both sessions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJT68_IrAog https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SF-ImRlreS0  

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