Genetic predisposition to liking amphetamine reduces risk of schizophrenia, ADHD

Posted By on April 10, 2014

Genetic variants associated with enjoying the effects of d-amphetamine -— the active ingredient in Adderall -— are also associated with [READ MORE HERE]

Those with a genetic predisposition to liking amphetamine are at a reduced risk of schizophrenia and ADHD

Posted By on April 10, 2014

Genetic variants associated with enjoying the effects of d-amphetamine – the active ingredient in Adderall – are also associated with [READ MORE HERE]

Antipsychotic drug use among ADHD-diagnosed foster care youth is increasing

Posted By on April 10, 2014

Antipsychotic medications are often used for unlabeled indications, such as treatment of children and adolescents with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). [READ MORE HERE]

ADHD treatment linked to increased obesity risk

Posted By on March 19, 2014

Past research has suggested that children with ADHD are at higher risk of obesity than those without the disorder. Now, [READ MORE HERE]

Child ADHD stimulant medication use leads to BMI rebound in late adolescence

Posted By on March 19, 2014

New research indicates that thee earlier ADHD medication began in children, and the longer the medication was taken, the slower [READ MORE HERE]