News tagged with attention deficit disorder

Video: How does Adderall work?

More than 25 million people rely on Adderall and other similar drugs to help treat narcolepsy, depression and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But how does amphetamine, the active ingredient in Adderall, ...

dateMay 11, 2015 in Other
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Concerns grow over children using tablet computers

Electronic tablets like the iPad are a revolutionary educational tool and are becoming part of childhood, but should be watched carefully so that overuse doesn't lead to learning or behavioral problems, experts say.

dateMar 29, 2012 in Other
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Two genes do not make a voter: new research

Voting behavior cannot be predicted by one or two genes as previous researchers have claimed, according to Evan Charney, a Duke University professor of public policy and political science.

dateFeb 29, 2012 in Other
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Revisiting ADHD and Ritalin

Fifteen years ago, Dr. Lawrence H. Diller, a pediatrician from Walnut Creek, Calif., ignited a national debate over the steep rise in children being diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and treated with ...

dateMay 17, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Clumsy kids who don't 'grow out of it'

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is widely recognized by the medical community, and there are a number of therapies in place. But as many as six percent of all children suffer from the less familiar Developmental ...

dateApr 04, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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