ADHD plus childhood trauma heightens risk for self-harm, suicide

Posted By on March 3, 2015

Young women with ADHD who have been exposed to abuse, neglect or other traumas in childhood and adolescence are at greater risk for self-injury, eating disorders and suicide than those with ADHD who were not mistreated in early youth, according to new research. [READ MORE HERE]

Source: Science Daily

People with ADHD are twice as likely to die prematurely, often due to accidents

Posted By on February 26, 2015

People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a lower life expectancy and are more than twice as likely to die prematurely as those without the disorder, according to new research. Accidents are the most common cause of death in people with ADHD, and the relative risk of dying is much higher for women than men with ADHD and individuals diagnosed in adulthood. The study is the first to shed light on the role of ADHD in premature death. [READ MORE HERE]

Source: Science Daily

ADHD ‘doubles the risk of early death’

Posted By on February 26, 2015

The symptoms of ADHD itself increase the risk of a premature death, in addition to a raised risk of substance use, a large study shows. Relative risk of early death was doubled. [READ MORE HERE]

Source: ADHD News Today

New diagnostic test for ADHD tracks involuntary eye movements

Posted By on August 16, 2014

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed – and misdiagnosed – behavioral disorder in children in America, according to the Centers for Disease Control and… [READ MORE HERE]

Source: ADHD News Today

I don’t understand anything.

Posted By on July 29, 2014

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