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All ADHD Children Become ADHD Adults

There’s a common myth that most children or adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder grow out of the condition as they get older. This was based on various estimates suggesting that only between 10 and 50 percent of children with ADHD still have the disorder as adults. A new University of Cambridge study, published in the journal European […] Continue reading →

Antipsychotics Are Being Given To Kids With Temporary Behavioral Problems Like ADHD

Medical Daily- The Grapevine July 2, 2015 By Ed Cara Doctors may be unnecessarily prescribing powerful side-effect prone antipsychotics to kids, according to a new study from the Journal of American Medicine (JAMA) Psychiatry. The study authors found that drugs normally recommended for the treatment of mental illnesses like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are often […] Continue reading →

Binge eating in children correlated to ADHD

MedicalXpress • April 23, 2015 Recent findings in the International Journal of Eating Disorders suggest a common biological mechanism linking ADHD and an eating disorder—a loss of control eating syndrome (LOC-ES)—akin to impulsive binge eating. Lead researcher Reinblatt and her colleagues found that the odds of having LOC-ES were 12 times higher for children diagnosed […] Continue reading →