What may be on the horizon for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? Matthew Brams, MD, joined Psychiatric Times’ Mental Health Minute to share his insights into a new study of the triple-release formulation of dexmethylphenidate CTx-1301 for adults with ADHD. Brams—the principal investigator—explains that this new formulation is associated with an extra 4 hours of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Lilly Constance The European ADHD Guidelines Group (EAGG) recommends that patients who didn’t have an in-person assessment before stay-at-home orders began should delay starting a new medication if they have a history of shortness of breath or a family member who died due to cardiac disease. Patients should also undergo baseline monitoring — having […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Devon Frye, Anni Layne Rodgers There are more treatment options available for ADHD than ever before. Which ones are people using, and are they finding them effective? We wanted to find out the answers, so we asked you, our readers, in an exclusive ADDitude survey. What we discovered from the more than 4,000 responses […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Colleen Kimmett r. Rebecca Carey admits to being a little embarrassed about what her son, Mark, eats every day. Hamburger patties for breakfast, or bacon. A pack of raisins and a cookie for lunch; a turkey and cheese sandwich “if I’m lucky,” says Carey, but it usually comes back home. His favorite dinner is […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
You can treat the symptoms of adult ADHD with medications, counseling, or both. You’ll work with your doctor to figure out what’s best for you. ADHD is different for everyone, so there’s no one treatment for all. Your treatment plan will depend on lots of things, including how the disorder affects your life, other conditions […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
One in 4 kids on ADHD meds get therapy too (Reuters Health) – Most kids in the U.S. who take medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are not getting behavioral counseling therapy as well, according to a new study. The analysis, based on a commercial insurance database, also found the proportion of kids with […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
by Eileen Bailey Health Guide July 01, 2015 If you have just been diagnosed with ADHD as an adult, you might be wondering what to do next. The following are ten things to do after a diagnosis of adult ADHD. Consider medication Many people worry about whether to start medication for ADHD. They are concerned that […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Must watch CNN Interview In this News video, CNN interviews Prof. Stephen Hinshaw on why he is re-examining a 20-year-old study promoting prescription drugs to combat ADHD effects. Professor Hinshaw responds to the ongoing controversy regarding the question of over diagnosis and over prescription of ADHD medications for children and adults with ADHD. In […]Continue Reading... No Comments.