Untreated ADHD in adults

Mar 26, 2021 by

Most people don’t “outgrow” attention deficits and many adults with ADHD symptoms don’t receive a diagnosis of the condition. Without treatment, adults can see their work performance, mental health and relationships impacted by ADHD....

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Model detects ADHD with 99% accuracy

Mar 4, 2021 by

University at Buffalo research have identified how brain connectivity can serve as a biomarker for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder....

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Scientists discover brain region where serotonin boosts impulse control...

Feb 2, 2021 by

It appears, from new research, that two areas of the brain work together in response to serotonin to promote the ability to practice impulse control and wait patiently....

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ADHD medication overdoses rising in the U.S.

Jan 21, 2021 by

A new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that a growing number of younger kids are overdosing on stimulant medications commonly used to treat ADHD....

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People with high ADHD traits more vulnerable to insomnia

Jan 18, 2021 by

A new study from Karolinska Institutet published in the journal Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging reports that individuals with high ADHD traits that don’t meet the criteria for a diagnosis are less able to perform tasks involving attentional...

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Video game can identify attention deficit symptoms

Jan 4, 2021 by

Scientists have developed a platform that allows them to identify and evaluate the degree of ADHD in children and adolescents. Using a traditional endless runner video game with a raccoon protagonists, the researchers adapted the game so they could...

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