Risky Behaviors Associated with ADHD
This research update focuses on risky behaviors associated with ADHD and what can be done to help mitigate these potential risks. What is the connection between risk-taking and ADHD? The first paper reviews research focused on risk-taking behavior in adolescents and adults with ADHD, including the connection between risk-taking and ADHD, underlying factors explaining this…Read More
Are Concussion and ADHD Related?
WHEN TWO THINGS share similar characteristics, such as looking alike or sounding alike, it is reasonable to ask how they are related. Just because things appear to be similar does not necessarily mean they are. For example, two people may look very much alike, but that does not guarantee they are related. The key to…Read More
ADHD, Self-Harm, and Suicide
Risk Factors and Recommendations for Parents by Jocelyn Meza HIGH LEVELS OF RISK-TAKING and sensation-seeking behaviors mark the critical periods of adolescence and young adulthood. In particular, self-harm and suicide are public health concerns that affect adolescents and young adults disproportionately, with suicide rates quickly rising. Recent data from the World Health Organization reveal that…Read More