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Is It Old Age, or A.D.H.D.?

The New York TimesBy JUDITH BERCK date published SEPTEMBER 28, 2015 It’s Old Age and ADHD! In a recent New York Times Blog, increased forgetfulness in a 73-year-old widow was diagnosed and successfully treated for ADHD with stimulants by Dr. David Goodman, an assistant professor in the psychiatry and behavioral sciences department at Johns Hopkins […] Continue reading →

ADHD symptoms may mask autism in young kids

CBS NEWSBy DENNIS THOMPSON HEALTHDAY September 14, 2015 Autism overlooked by ADHD symptoms in young kids Symptoms attributed to ADHD in very young children often delay diagnosis and early treatment of autism spectrum disorder by 3 yrs, a new study reveals.The study was published online Sept. 14 and will appear in the October print issue […] Continue reading →

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 →