August 2007

Teacher Role Critical in Treating ADHD Children

Researchers have found that parents and teachers report vastly different levels of executive functioning impairment in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD/ADD).

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Follow-Up of Major Study Reports on ADHD Medication Effectiveness and Impact on Growth

Researchers have found that ADHD medication alone is not as effective after 36 months and confirmed that stimulant medications slow growth in children with attention deficit disorder (ADD ADHD), among other findings.

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ADHD Kids with Sleep Troubles Perform Better with Stimulant Treatment

A new study shows that children with attention deficit disorder (ADHD ADD) who have sleep problems perform significantly better when treated with methylphenidate.

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ADHD Linked to Dopamine Levels

New studies shed light on the brain chemical's role in symptoms in adults with attention deficit disorder.

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