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Web Portal That Helps Providers Implement the New ADHD Guideline Offered Free to Providers Across the U.S.

Web Portal That Helps Providers Implement the New ADHD Guideline Offered Free to Providers Across the U.S. A web-based technology that helps pediatric providers, parents and educators improve the quality of care for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), is being offered for free to pediatric practices nationwide by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. This technology has the […]

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Role of Neuropsychological Assessment in ADHD

Role of Neuropsychological Assessment in ADHD Kevin Antshel, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology Director of Clinical Psychology doctoral program ADHD Lifespan Treatment, Education and Research (ALTER) program Syracuse University The role of neuropsychology in the assessment of ADHD is a controversial topic and one that generates considerable discourse on both sides of the argument. On the […]

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NIMH Funded Web Portal That Helps Providers Implement the New ADHD Guideline

NIMH Funded Web Portal That Helps Providers Implement the New ADHD Guideline The mehealth portal is now available online at www.mehealth.com to pediatric providers, parents and educators working to improve quality of care for people with ADHD. Funded by a four-year, $2.8 million NIMH grant through the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, mehealth is free […]

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How do undiagnosed but symptomatic adults compare with those diagnosed with ADHD?

BLOG POSTING BY: Stephen Faraone, Ph.D. SUNY Upstate Medical University The study team began with a representative sample of 69,972 U.S. adults aged 18 years or older who completed the 2012 and 2013 U.S. National Health and Wellness Survey. These adults were invited to complete the Validate Attitudes and Lifestyle Issues in Depression, ADHD and […]

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Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches to ADHD Treatment

Beth Krone, Ph.D. and Jessica Downes J.D. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) at the NIH places health and mental health products and practices in the context of rigorous science for reference of the public and professionals. Their April digest focused on non-pharmaceutical approaches to ADHD management, at https://nccih.nih.gov/health/providers/digest/adhd, and https://nccih.nih.gov/health/providers/digest/adhd-science. Here […]

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Updated European Consensus Statement on Diagnosis and Treatment of Adult ADHD

Attached is an important update of the European Consensus statement regarding the diagnosis and treatment of adult ADHD. This is yet another important resource that includes several APSARD members as authors. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FULL PAPER. Abstract Background Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is among the most common psychiatric disorders of childhood that often persists […]

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ADHD Likely Reduces Estimated Life Expectancy by Young Adulthood

Nearly 15 years ago, suggestive evidence began to arise that ADHD may have a detrimental impact on life expectancy. Such opinions were based on what were then new findings from a longitudinal study at Stanford university initiated by Terman of gifted children followed their entire lifespan. The findings by Friedman and colleagues (2002) indicated that […]

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Study Finds Traumatic Brain Injuries, Even Mild Ones, Increase Risk of ADHD

The brain is a plastic organ that changes and reacts to its environment. In recent years, researchers have become increasingly interested in how brain injuries can affect development well into adulthood. More than 300,000 children are treated for traumatic brain injuries (TBI) each year. Two new studies point to a link between childhood TBI and […]

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