Saturday, February 13, 2016

The Secret ADHD Test for Undiagnosed Loved Ones - ADDitude (blog)


The Secret ADHD Test for Undiagnosed Loved Ones
ADDitude (blog)
OK, parents, raise your hand if you have a friend who's got a kid who is, you know, all those special things ADHD kids are, and of course so is your friend (which is probably why she is your friend, because you like the interesting ones), and you don't ...

Friday, February 12, 2016

ADHD medication: How young is too young? - Healio


ADHD medication: How young is too young?
Healio
A recent review of Medicaid data from 36 states reported that 1% to 2% of children aged younger than 4 years are receiving psychotropic medication, with 61% of those for ADHD. A New York Times article from May 2014 reported that, according to data from ...

5 Criteria for ADHD - WPTV.com


WPTV.com

5 Criteria for ADHD
WPTV.com
1. Inattention: Six or more symptoms of inattention for children up to age 16, or five or more for adolescents 17 and older and adults; symptoms of inattention have been present for at least 6 months, and they are inappropriate for developmental level:.

Psychotropic prescriptions for toddlers increase as ADHD cases, psychiatric conditions rise - Healio


Psychotropic prescriptions for toddlers increase as ADHD cases, psychiatric conditions rise
Healio
“But then, when we looked even further down, I actually did not expect to see very many children who were 2 and 3 diagnosed with ADHD — but indeed we found that about 1% of 2- to 3-year-olds had at least one ADHD diagnostic code on their record ...

By the numbers: An in depth look at ADHD medications administered in area schools - WPTV.com


WPTV.com

By the numbers: An in depth look at ADHD medications administered in area schools
WPTV.com
We took the list of more than 200 medications that the Healthcare District provided and with help of an expert identified several dozen ADHD medications. Next we calculated for each of the schools how many medications they administered and how many of ...

Parents' Criticism Tied to Persistent ADHD in... - WebMD


Parents' Criticism Tied to Persistent ADHD in...
WebMD
12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Constant criticism from parents reduces the likelihood that children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) will have fewer symptoms by the time they reach their teens, a new study suggests. In many cases ...

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Shionogi files NDA in Japan for ADHD treatment for children - The Pharma Letter (registration)


The Pharma Letter (registration)

Shionogi files NDA in Japan for ADHD treatment for children
The Pharma Letter (registration)
Japan's Shionogi (TYO: 4507) has submitted a New Drug Application for the manufacturing and marketing in Japan of S-877503 (guanfacine hydrochloride prolonged release tablets; marketed in the USA as Intuniv), for the treatment of attention-deficit ...