Qbtech and ADHD news and insights

It takes confidence to rule out ADHD

Diagnosing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) remains subject to controversy and there is an ongoing debate about increasing prevalence rates. Comparing the findings of a.

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Optimizing ADHD Treatment with QbTest

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a well-characterised, highly debilitating disorder that responds well to treatment. One could say that ADHD is unique amongst commonly occurring.

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ADHD News: Early intervention reduces the risk of Substance Use Disorders

The American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD) 2018 Annual Meeting held on January 12th-14th in Washington, D.C., featured various evolving perspectives of ADHD. Leading.

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When Parent and Teacher Reports Disagree on ADHD: A New Perspective

The reporting of significant problems at home with minimal or no difficulties reported by teachers and vice versa is a familiar situation for clinicians and can present a dilemma when trying to.

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Do cannabinoids help in ADHD?  QbTest, an objective perspective.

ADHD patients are known to take cannabis to cope with problems related to their ADHD, yet, until now there has been very limited data to evaluate whether this is truly helpful. Researchers at the.

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Pediatricians risk overdiagnosing ADHD in children who are young for their school year

Paediatricians see a significantly higher percentage of referrals involving the youngest children in a school year for ADHD diagnoses and treatments. Objective data can be used to remove this bias.

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Alternative interventions for ADHD: Evidence matters and clear evaluation is needed for every patient, regardless of treatment choice.

For the concerned parent of a child who may have ADHD – or an individual themselves – there can seem to be a confusing array of treatments on offer. After a proper diagnosis, treatment should. Read More

Objective data confirms birthdate bias in childhood ADHD

ADHD decision making is compromised by the complex nature of the disorder, associated conditions and reliance on subjective information which can be ambiguous and biased. This can lead to.

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It’s different for girls – ADHD and the gender divide

In the past, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) was often thought of as a condition which only affects boys. We now know that this simply isn’t the case. When present, ADHD affects.

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