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Children With ADHD Often Develop Other Mental Health Problems Later On (STUDY)

By Andrew M. Seaman<p>NEW YORK | Mon Mar 4, 2013 12:07am EST<p>(Reuters Health) - Nearly a third of people diagnosed as children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) still have the condition in adulthood, according to a large new study that also found they're more likely to develop other …

Ritalin, ADHD Drug, May Spur Brain Changes: Study

By: Rachael Rettner, LiveScience Senior Writer<p>Published: 05/15/2013 05:36 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>People with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who take certain medications over long periods may develop changes in their brains that ultimately impact their ability to respond to the drugs, …

For Kids With ADHD, Sleep Disturbances May Interfere With Emotional Memories

Kids and adolescents with ADHD often struggle to keep their emotions in check. ADHD has also been linked to sleep disorders, which is one of the …

Emotional Problems In Kids With ADHD May Be Related To Brain Activity During Sleep (STUDY)

By: Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience Staff Writer<p>Published: 05/30/2013 10:27 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>Emotional disturbances in children with ADHD may be related to activity in their brains during sleep, a new study suggests.<p>The researchers found that sleep seemed to help strengthen emotional memories in …

ADHD Medication, Later Drug Use Not Linked

Stimulant medications that are prescribed for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are not predictors of later drug abuse by children, a new report based on more than 20 years of previous research has found. The news will come as a relief to parents who might have concerns about their …

Medications to Treat ADHD in Children and Adults

In addition to behavioral therapies, medications for your ADHD can be very helpful in reducing impulsiveness and hyperactivity and increasing focus …

ADHD prescriptions rise sparks 'smart drug' fears

GPs in England hand out 657,000 prescriptions for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder – up 56% since 2007<p>The number of drugs prescribed to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) sufferers has soared by more than 50% in six years, figures show.<p>Prescriptions for methylphenidate drugs, …

ADHD Explained at Cottle School

A large number of both parents and educators attended the event.<p>Thanks to Tammy Ehrenfeld for the following.<p>Noted ADHD expert Robert Tudisco was the …

Fake ADHD drug Adderall sold online, U.S. FDA warns | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some websites are peddling fake versions of Adderall, a treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder that is currently in short supply in the United States, federal regulators warned.<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said it has learned of at least …

ADHD, or Childhood Narcissism?

Ten times as many children are diagnosed with ADHD today as were in the 1970s. What if their behavior—consistently distracted, hyperactive, impulsive—really indicates something else?<p>In a typical American classroom, there are nearly as many diagnosable cases of ADHD as there are of the common cold. …

Don't Blame Me -- My Child Has DMDD, ODD, and ADHD: The DSM-V, Parenting and Labels

The American Psychiatric Association recently released its latest "Bible" of mental disorders; The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fifth Edition, or the DSM-V. Although controversy ensued with the release of past DSM editions, this time an unusual outcry has occurred coming from both the …

Students reaching for ADHD drugs to deal with academic stress

The pressure of the year's first exam-and-essay crunch is driving some students at Canadian universities to look for help in study drugs. A dealer might charge $20 for a single pill of the prescription Adderall, but students under stress are willing to pay.<p>A few weeks ago, before midterm season, …

Old drugs, new tricks: ADHD medicine could help with binge-eating

The body is a complex and mysterious machine. This is not lost on pharmaceutical firms, which sometimes stumble onto winning drugs when the unanticipated side-effects of a new medicine prove more useful—or lucrative—than its original aim.<p>Today British pharma group Shire announced promising results …

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Buyers snap up Shire after ADHD drug works on binge-eating

MARKET REPORT: Buyers snap up Shire after drug to control ADHD is successful in treating binge-eating<p>By<p>Published: 20:01 EDT, 5 November 2013 | …

ADHD May Be Overdiagnosed Due to New Definition

A new, broader definition of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is leading to over-diagnosis and unnecessary medication of many children, a new report published in the British Medical Journal says. The rise also amounts to a $500 million bump in health care costs associated with ADHD …

ADHD and Marijuana: Whole Lotta Self-Medication Going On

Another study finds a relationship between those who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and marijuana use. Some doctors think ADHD sufferers are self-medicating with pot to manage their impulsiveness. Interestingly, the latest study found men with ADHD were using pot to help with …

There's Been an 'Astronomical' Rise in ADHD Diagnoses in Kids

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>If it seems like more and more kids these days are coming down with attention deficit hyperactivity …

More Children Are Being Medicated For ADHD Than Before

The number of children being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>And families increasingly are opting for medications to treat kids. Two-thirds of children with a current diagnosis are being medicated — …

Managing your finances when you have ADHD | Reuters

(Reuters) - For years, Mike Lescelius, 54, a sound recording engineer in Murphysboro, Illinois, struggled with managing his money.<p>A lifetime sufferer of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), he would forget to pay bills for credit cards, utilities and even his mortgage.<p>“My credit is …

The Disturbing Reason 97% Of Federal Drug Defendants Plead Guilty

In the report, called "An Offer You Can't Refuse," HRW looks into the unsettling reasons why a whopping 97% of federal drug defendants plead guilty and never go to trial.<p>Here's how prosecutors generally get those guilty pleas, according to the report. Prosecutors often charge drug defendants with …

The World’s Deadliest Drug: Inside a Krokodil Cookhouse

The following photographs were taken in Yekaterinburg, Russia in 2013. Alexei, age 33, injects a dose of krokodil. Beca<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Emanuele Satolli<p>1 …

How To Make Your Very Own Legal Drug [Video]

Mike Power, author of Drugs 2.0, explains how simple it was to create a legal high.<p>"You can ban drugs, but you can't ban chemistry," Mike Power, author of <i>Drugs 2.0</i>, explains in this talk at the HIT Hot Topics Conference. And he gives a personal, investigative story to prove it.<p>Governments can …

Three New Drugs You Can Do (Without Doing Drugs)

I love drugs. I can’t help it. I love checking out and not feeling my feelings. Unfortunately I can’t really do life and drugs at the same time, so …

No Time For Crime: Study Finds More Religious Communities Have Lower Rates Of Black, White and Latino Violence

Can religion help reduce violent crime?<p>Some new research suggests the answer is yes, both by creating a moral climate that fosters respect among neighbors and by helping to form individual consciences of young adults.<p>Violent crime decreased as greater numbers of people were religiously active in a …

The Year of the Hate Crime: 2013 in Review, Part I

2013 was a landmark year for the LGBT community. The Supreme Court ruled the Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional, thereby invalidating Prop 8 and granting Edith Windsor her victory. The Exodus International program shut down, proving once and for all it's impossible to pray away the gay, …

'Breaking Bad': These Meth Stories From Real Life Will Get You High For Final Episodes

A guy opens his web browser and reads a story -- and you think that of me? No! I am the one who writes!<p>We're so excited for the final episodes of "Breaking Bad" that we've been reading our favorite real-life methamphetamine stories to get pumped. Walter White could take some tips from some of the …