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

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.

Objective...

07 Feb

ADHD test for schools

At the end of 2018, the media repeatedly reported on how Ofsted criticized the education and support of children with special educational needs and...

28 Nov

Mindfulness and virtual reality

The ADHD Foundation hosted their 6th National ADHD Conference on ‘ADHD, Neurodiversity, and Mental Health’ in Liverpool, UK on November 8th-9th.

The...

22 Nov

ADHD, Autism or both?

Reaching a diagnostic decision is seldom straightforward and particularly not when a child or adult presents with symptoms that greatly overlap, like they do...

20 Nov

Winners - HSJ award

QbTest - a pioneering project to support diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) – has been announced as the winner of the 2018 Health...

23 Oct

The bright side of ADHD

The 5th EUNETHYDIS International Conference on ADHD hosted their 2018 biennial meeting at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland...

15 Oct

Adolescents outgrowing ADHD criteria

The Society for Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics (SDBP) hosted their 2018 Annual Meeting in Anaheim, California on September 14th - 17th, highlighting new...

15 Oct

ADHD in girls

Girls with ADHD are easily missed, not only by teachers and parents but by qualified professionals as well.

For many years, people believed that ADHD was a...

15 Oct

ADHD not recognized as SEN

Latest government figures show an increase in the number of children and young people identified as having SEN, for the first time since 2010.

The so-called...

03 Oct

A clinician's view - ADHD assessment

This month, Qbtech is launching a series to advance awareness of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and the complexities that often occur...