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Brain Stimulation and Impulsivity in Adult ADHD

Impulsivity is one of the core symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). A recent study published online ahead of print in the journal Brain Stimulation reported on the results of a sham controlled study of the potential benefit of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for adults with ADHD. The stimulation targeted the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex to […]

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APSARD Blog: Sluggish Cognitive Tempo in Adult Outpatients Seeking an ADHD Evaluation

By Jessica R. Lunsford-Avery & John T. Mitchell Sluggish Cognitive Tempo (SCT) is a set of symptoms including mental fogginess, slowed cognition and behavior, and daydreaming. Researchers are currently uncertain whether SCT is a transdiagnostic construct or a separate diagnosis, and if it is a separate diagnosis, there‚Äôs discussion about whether to call it SCT […]

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Reflections from a 2018 APSARD Travel Awardee

This was my first APSARD conference and I was not sure what to expect. I knew APSARD as a psychiatry conference and assumed many presentations would focus on medication management of ADHD symptoms. Although some symposia addressed medication issues, symposia topics covered the waterfront, from etiological models involving genetics and neuroscience to clinically-oriented sessions about […]

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JAD Table of Contents January 2018 Issue 2

The upcoming special issue of the Journal of Attention Disorders highlights research on the prevalence of ADHD around the world as well as throughout the lifespan. These articles are important, not only further documenting the global reach of ADHD, but also shedding light on heretofore under recognized populations of children, adolescents, and adults who may […]

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Symposium Showcases Effectiveness of ADHD Coaching at APSARD 2018

                Blog by Jodi Sleeper-Triplett, Elizabeth Ahmann, and Lisa Joy Tuttle Professionals devoted to improving the lives of folks with ADHD know how our clients and patients struggle to carry out their desired objectives. Inconsistent attention and motivation and persistent challenges with organization and implementation perpetually frustrate their […]

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Copy Number Variants in Brain-Related Genes Are Associated with Neuropsychiatric Traits in Childhood

Come and view this poster at the APSARD Annual Meeting this January 12 – 14, 2018 at the Marriott Wardman Park. Burton, C., Schachar, R., Zarrei, M., Engchuan, W., Merico, D., MacDonald, J., Xiao, B., Paterson, A., Strung, L., Marshall, C., Crosbie, J., Arnold, P., Scherer, S. Copy number variants (CNVs) are potentially pathogenic duplications […]

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