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ADHD in the long term

Parents whose kids are diagnosed with ADHD face important questions about what to expect in the long term and how that might inform treatment.

ADHD diagnoses may be rising in U.S.

(Reuters Health) - The number of children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the U.S. appears to have increased dramatically, a new study finds.

ADHD More Common in Women with Fibromyalgia, Study Shows

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) seems to be more frequent in women with fibromyalgia than in those without this disorder, and those patients tend to have more occurrences of impulsive behavior.


Social media use linked to 10% increase in risk of new ADHD symptoms among teens

Adolescents who frequently used digital media were more likely to develop subsequent symptoms of ADHD over a 2 year period, according to results from a prospective, longitudinal cohort study published in JAMA.


Naltrexone May Mitigate Stimulant-Induced Euphoria Associated With ADHD Treatment

Euphoria associated with the stimulant methylphenidate may be mitigated by co-administration of naltrexone in patients with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.