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Does psychostimulant treatment in children with ADHD increase later risk of substance use disorder?
Psychostimulants are the first choice medication in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Despite the proven high efficacy of psychostimulants, at least in the short term, for ADHD core symptoms, ...
Keep taking the tablets? Evidence-based approaches to AD(H)D. Part 1: The evidence
Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder (AD(H)D) has been recognised and treated in the United States for some considerable time. Until fairly recently the use of medication as a treatment within the United Kingdom was ...
Keep taking the tablets? Evidence-based approaches to AD(H)D. Part 2: audit and changing practice
In part one, Laurence Baldwin looked at the recent advances in the evidence for assessment and treatment of AD(H)D. In this article he reports on an audit based on this evidence and the consequent changes to a local Child ...
Motivational incentives and methylphenidate enhance electrophysiological correlates of error monitoring in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
BACKGROUND: Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are characterised by developmentally inappropriate levels of hyperactivity, impulsivity and/or inattention and are particularly impaired when ...
Locomotor activity measures in the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: Meta-analyses and new findings
INTRODUCTION: Our aim was to assess differences in movement measures in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) vs. typically developing (TD) controls.
Practitioner Review: Pathways to care for ADHD - a systematic review of barriers and facilitators
Background: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common neurodevelopmental disorder starting in childhood that may persist into adulthood. It can be managed through carefully monitored medication and ...
Morphological abnormalities in prefrontal surface area and thalamic volume in attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Although previous morphological studies have demonstrated abnormalities in prefrontal cortical thickness in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), studies investigating cortical surface area are ...
Role of ADHD symptoms as a contributing factor to obesity in patients with MC4R mutations
Besides the crucial role of genetic susceptibility in the development of early-onset obesity, it has been shown that feeding behavior could contribute to increased body weight. A significant association between obesity/overweight ...
Neurofeedback for ADHD: A review of current evidence
Considerable scientific effort has been directed at developing effective treatments for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Among alternative treatment approaches, neurofeedback has gained some promising ...
Sleep and ADHD: What we know and what we do not know
The awareness of a link between sleep disturbances and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is not novel at all. In 1957, Laufer and Denhoff wrote: “Generally the parents of hyperkinetic children are so desperate ...