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The most up-to-date thinking on ADHD from research, diagnosis to treatment and management

15 Oct

Common ADHD myths

As part of ADHD Awareness Month, established ADHD researcher and author Dr. Joel Nigg is picking apart some common myths around ADHD.

 

Myth 1: ADHD is the...

26 Sep

Effective strategies for managing procrastination

In her previous blog, Dr. Carol Weitzman, Director of the Connecticut Center for Developmental Pediatrics in Westport Connecticut and the Medical Director of...

25 Sep

Award-winning innovation

The diagnostic process for ADHD is challenging for all involved.

For a long time diagnoses have been based on professional instinct; based on interviews with...

22 Sep

ADHD and procrastination

We all procrastinate. We all find excuses to put off long, complex or boring tasks. For those with ADHD, the consequences of procrastination can be...

21 Sep

Follow up care in the United States

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common and impairing psychiatric disorders affecting children, with an estimated 13% of...

20 Sep

5 conditions not to mistake for ADHD

“Where should I go to have my son evaluated for ADHD?” seems to be a straightforward question, but it is not.

This parent believes, rightly or wrongly, that...

18 Sep

ADHD and Depression - Part One

ADHD and depression are commonly associated with one another. But why is that? We asked experienced psychiatrist Dr. Jennie Byrne MD, PhD from Cognitive...

13 Sep

Small Steps to Giant Leaps: Promotion of Active Change during Care Pathway Re-design

Navigating the development of clinical care pathways for ADHD can be a time consuming and frustrating process for clinicians - often something that’s ‘slotted’...

14 Jun

Women and the later life diagnosis

The truth is that women are less likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than men for a number of reasons.

Of the women who do get diagnosed, research indicates that...

20 May

Medication improves academic performance

Mental health problems in childhood can have a negative impact on learning and academic performance, resulting in considerable consequences for later life.

One...

23 Apr

Birthdate bias

It has long been recognized that the oldest children in age-based cohorts tend to outperform and have better mental health outcomes than their younger-aged...

04 Mar

Risking over diagnosis

Pediatricians see a significantly higher percentage of referrals involving the youngest children in a school year for ADHD diagnoses and treatments.

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