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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

10 May

Breakthrough study

The landmark AQUA-trial has now been published [1]: the first independent randomised controlled trial (RCT) demonstrating that QbTest can increase the speed...

24 Apr

Identification of ADHD

School leaders across England have recently raised concerns that the current school system prevents some pupils from reaching their potential and 68% [1] of...

09 Apr

Adult ADHD - limitations and opportunities

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) was for many years considered to be a disorder limited to childhood, but much progress has been made.

In 2013,...

01 Feb

Treatment optimization

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

25 Jan

Early intervention

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

14 Aug

Objective data

An NHS funded research report carried out with the cooperation of the University of Nottingham for the “Study of user experience of an objective test (QbTest)...

13 Jan

Objective data confirms bias

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