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June 25, 2023

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Problems With 'Pruning' Brain Connections Linked to Adolescent Mental Health Disorders

Problems with the brain's ability to 'prune' itself of unnecessary connections may underlie a wide range of mental health disorders that begin during adolescence, according to research published today. The findings may help explain why people are ...

Early Signs That May Help Predict ADHD Risk

Information available at birth may help to identify children with higher likelihood of developing ADHD, according to new ...

Child Body Weight Has Limited Effects on Mood and Behavioral Disorders

Childhood body mass index is unlikely to have a big impact on children's mood or behavioural disorders, according to a new ...

Genetic Vulnerability to ADHD Signals Risk of Alzheimer's Disease in Old Age

Genetic predisposition to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder can predict cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease later in life, study ...

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The Link Between Mental Health and ADHD Is Strong -- So Why Aren't We Paying Attention?

On Blue Monday -- supposedly the gloomiest day of the year -- a study shows adults with high levels of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms are more likely to experience anxiety ...

Medication Treatment of Pediatric Psychiatric Disorders Reduces the Later Onset of Substance Use Problems

药物治疗在儿童和青少年s with psychiatric disorders reduces the risk of substance use later in life, especially in ADHD. Earlier-onset and longer-lasting treatment were ...

Diet Plays Key Role in ADHD Symptoms in Children

Here's another good reason for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to eat their fruits and vegetables: It may help reduce inattention issues, a new study ...

Micronutrients (Vitamins + Minerals) Show Benefit for Children With ADHD and Emotional Dysregulation

一个study reports that children with ADHD and emotional dysregulation randomized to take a micronutrient formula were three times more likely to show symptomatic improvement on blinded clinician ...

Maladaptive Daydreaming May Be a Better Diagnosis for Some Than ADHD, Study Finds

Maladaptive daydreaming (MD) may be a better diagnosis for some people than ADHD, according to a new study. MD is a condition whereby people slip into involved highly detailed and realistic daydreams ...

一个DHD Linked to Hoarding Behavior

New research has found that people with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are significantly more likely to also exhibit hoarding behaviors, which can have a serious impact on their ...

Choline Transporter in the Brain Is Necessary for Tuning out Unneeded Information

In habituation, an organism gets so used to a ubiquitous sight, smell, sensation or sound that it virtually disappears. Researchers have identified a transporter protein in the brain that plays a ...

一个DHD and Impulsivity: New Potential Targets to Approach the Treatment for Neuropsychiatric Disorders

一个new study describes the existence of a complex built by dopamine and noradrenergic receptors that could be a therapeutic target of potential interest to tackle the attention deficit hyperactivity ...

Six Stages of Engagement in ADHD Treatment Revealed in New, Diverse Study

Six stages of engagement in treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) have been reported by researchers based on a diverse study, inclusive of parents of predominantly racial and ...

Link Between ADHD and Dementia Across Generations

一个large study has found a link between ADHD and dementia across generations. The study shows that parents and grandparents of individuals with ADHD were at higher risk of dementia than those with ...

Just 10% of Kids With ADHD Outgrow It, Study Finds

Most children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) don't outgrow the disorder, as widely thought. It manifests itself in adulthood in different ways and waxes and wanes ...


一个dult ADHD Is Linked to Numerous Physical Conditions, Study Finds

一个dults with ADHD are at higher risk of a wide range of physical conditions, including nervous system, respiratory, musculoskeletal, and metabolic diseases, according to a large register-based study ...

Drug Relieves Persistent Daydreaming, Fatigue, and Brain Sluggishness in Adults With ADHD

Tests of a drug known to stimulate brain activity have shown early success in reducing symptoms of sluggish cognitive tempo in 38 men and women with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ...

Managing Attention Deficit Disorder by Training the Brain

Scientists explored a technique called 'neurofeedback,' which enables ADHD patients to train their attention, based on instant feedback from the level of their brain activity. The team of ...

Childhood Cognitive Problems Could Lead to Mental Health Issues in Later Life

Children experiencing cognitive problems such as low attention, poor memory or lack of inhibition may later suffer mental health issues as teenagers and young adults, a new study ...

Can Strep Throat Make Tics Worse in Kids?

Exposure to the bacteria that causes strep throat does not appear to make Tourette syndrome and other chronic tic disorders worse in children and teens, according to a new study. However, exposure ...

Detecting ADHD With Near Perfect Accuracy

一个new study has identified how specific communication among different brain regions, known as brain connectivity, can serve as a biomarker for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ...

一个Pursuit of Better Testing to Sort out the Complexities of ADHD

The introduction of computer simulation to the identification of symptoms in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has potential to provide an additional objective tool to ...

Individuals With High ADHD-Traits Are More Vulnerable to Insomnia

Individuals with high ADHD-traits that do not meet the criteria for a diagnosis are less able to perform tasks involving attentional regulation or emotional control after a sleepless night than ...

Hypothyroidism in Pregnant Mothers Linked to ADHD in Their Children

Low levels of key, body-regulating chemicals in mothers during the first three months of pregnancy may interfere with the baby's brain development, a large study ...

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