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02-12-2015 | ADHD | News | Article

Methylphenidate for ADHD requires ‘careful monitoring’

A Cochrane review of evidence to date has cast uncertainty over the magnitude of benefit children with attention deficit/hyperactivity gain by taking methylphenidate.

09-11-2015 | ADHD | News | Article

Medication not psychotherapy intensity sways treatment outcome in adult ADHD

Psychological interventions for adult attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder are best combined with methylphenidate, show findings from the COMPAS trial.

03-08-2015 | ADHD | News | Article

Drug treatment mitigates injury risk in ADHD children

Study findings show the importance of pharmacological treatment for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in ameliorating the increased risk of injuries associated with the condition.

28-05-2015 | Mental health | News | Article

Adult ADHD could be distinct condition

Longitudinal analysis of a birth cohort raises the possibility that attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and in adults may be distinct and unrelated disorders.

08-05-2015 | ADHD | News | Article

Genes influence ADHD course

A large twin study shows that genetics have a major influence on whether attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms decrease or persist as children grow older.

26-02-2015 | ADHD | Article

ADHD linked to premature death risk

Patients with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder have a significantly increased mortality rate, especially if they are diagnosed in adulthood, a study published in The Lancet shows.