October 2006

Substance Abusers Benefit from Screening for AD/HD

A drug abuse research group recommends wider use of an AD/HD screening tool for diagnosing the disorder in adults who abuse drugs or alcohol.

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    Many Children with AD/HD Going Without Medication

    Almost half of adolescents who have a diagnosis of full-scale AD/HD and who might benefit from AD/HD medications are going untreated.

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    AD/HD-Related Problems Less Obvious in Girls?

    Female adolescents wtih AD/HD often don't present as many visible symptoms as do boys. As a result, their AD/HD-related problems may not be as obvious.

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    Genes, Exposure to Toxins Linked as Causes of AD/HD

    A new study suggests that ADHD is caused by a complex interaction of genetic and environmental factors.

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    Study Confirms Link Between Antidepressants and Suicide

    New research confirms recent reports that young people who use antidepressant medications are more likely to attempt suicide.

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    Stimulant Labels Required to Warn of Cardiac Risk

    A new warning on the labels of stimulants used to treat ADHD will caution physicians against prescribing the drugs to children or adults with heart problems.

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