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ADHD in the News 2018-10-25

How schools can optimize support for children with ADHD

New research gives the clearest guidance yet on how schools can best support children with ADHD to improve symptoms and maximize their academic outcomes...The study, led by the University of Exeter and involving researchers at the EPPI-Centre (University College London), undertook a systematic review which analysed all available research into non-medication measures to support children with ADHD in schools.



New Developments in EEG Brain Scans Could Help Spot Mental Disorders “Early”

Patients suffering from mental and neurological disorders, including autism, ADHD, and dementia, could benefit from new developments in brain scanning technology, according to a new study published in The Neurodiagnostic Journal.



4 Things I Want People Without ADHD to Know

In a world of ideal mental health awareness, everyone would be a trained psychotherapist with extensive knowledge of ADHD symptoms. I wouldn’t have to explain my inattentive moments, my impulsive decisions or my fluctuating motivation because everyone would know that those are part of ADHD. But mental health awareness isn’t about perfection.



Early intervention more important than ADHD diagnosis, researcher says

Florida International University psychologist Erika Coles says using simple behavioral strategies, at any age, can help to prevent difficulties at home and at school from becoming more problematic.



Borderline Personality and ADHD Cluster in Families

In a new study of more than 2 million Swedes, looking for patterns in families, researchers concluded that someone with diagnosed ADHD is about 20 percent more likely to have BPD as well, compared to people who don't have ADHD.



Brain wave device enhances memory function

The entrainment of theta brain waves with a commercially available device not only enhances theta wave activity, but also boosts memory performance, according to new research.