ADHD, conduct disorder linked to alcohol, tobacco use in young teens

Posted By on December 16, 2014

A new study links attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and conduct disorder in young adolescents with increased alcohol and tobacco use. The study is among the first to assess such an association in this age group. [READ MORE HERE]

Source: Science Daily

Link between ADHD and conduct disorder with alcohol and tobacco use in young teens

Posted By on December 15, 2014

A new study links ADHD and conduct disorder in young adolescents with increased alcohol and tobacco use. [READ MORE HERE]

Source: ADHD News Today

‘Darting’ mice may hold clues to ADHD, autism, bipolar disorder

Posted By on December 10, 2014

A darting mouse may hold an important clue in the development of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), autism and bipolar disorder, according to a study. The transgenic mouse, into which was inserted a rare human genetic variation in the dopamine transporter (DAT), could lead to improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of these all-too-common brain disorders, said the report’s senior author. [READ MORE HERE]

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Phase III GXR study shows improvement in core symptoms of ADHD

Posted By on December 10, 2014

Results published in European Neuropsychopharmacology demonstrate the efficacy of the Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) medication, guanfacine hydrochloride extended release (GXR). [READ MORE HERE]

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National survey reveals conflicted mindset of college students about ADHD prescription stimulant misuse, abuse and diversion

Posted By on December 8, 2014

A recent survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of the newly-formed Coalition to Prevent Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Medication Misuse (CPAMM) finds that college… [READ MORE HERE]

Source: ADHD News Today