April 2005


New Thinking on Bipolar Disorder in Kids

New guidelines have been developed to diagnose and treat bipolar disorder for children ages six to 17.

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The Adderall Ban in Canada

An in-depth look at the ban of Adderall in Canada

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Last Decade Saw Fourfold Increase in AD/HD Diagnoses

New cases of AD/HD nearly quadrupled in the 1990s.

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Behavior Modification Tools Proven Effective

Research has proven behavior modification techniques used by parents are effective in treating defiant behaviors in children.

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Adults Using AD/HD Medication Should Watch Their Blood Pressure

Common meds may cause adults' blood pressures to rise.

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Two Kinds of Hyperactivity?

Updating the current sub-types of AD/HD could improve educational tools for students with the disorder.

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Common AD/HD Medication Safe with Bipolar Drug

Kids with both AD/HD and bipolar disorder may safely follow a treatment plan that combines amphetamines with Depakote.

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