March 2008

Adult Women with ADHD More Impaired than Men

New research has found that, unlike in childhood, as adults, women with ADHD seem to suffer from more adverse effects than men.

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Study Finds Link Between Arts and Attention

Training in the arts may lead to benefits in attention, among other cognitive skills, according to recently published study.

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House Passes Mental Health Parity Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would require insurance companies to provide equal coverage for both physical ailments and mental illness.

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Ritalin may Help Sleep Trouble in ADHD Adults

Adults with ADHD who take methylphenidate may find increased sleep efficiency and may feel more restored after sleep, a new German study suggests.

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Stimulants are NOT Gateway Drugs

A new study by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital has found no evidence that treatment of ADHD with stimulants is associated with either increased or decreased later drug usage.

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