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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 →

Children with ADHD ‘learn better when fidgeting’

Medical News Today Written by James McIntosh Monday 20 April 2015 Published in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, researchers from the University of Central Florida (UCF) found that excessive movement characteristic of ADHD helps children with the condition to retain information and work out complex cognitive tasks.  ‘They have to move to maintain alertness, […] Continue reading →

Study finds 17% of college students misuse ADHD drugs

Medical News Today 3/11/15 by James McIntosh College students (1 in 6) abuse ADHD stimulants A recent literature review by Keri Benson and colleagues published in Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review reports that 1 in 6 college students misuse stimulants prescribed for ADHD. Despite the drugs promoting wakefulness, no studies have found that they […] Continue reading →