ADHD in the News 2021-04-22

ADHD and Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is an action-oriented, fast-paced, varied, and uncertain endeavor and according to Asper Professors, Dr. Nathan Greidanus and Dr. Chi Liao, there is a growing stream of research that suggests these characteristics lend themselves to individuals who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Evekeo ODT Approved for Younger Patients With ADHD

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the approval for Evekeo ODT (amphetamine sulfate; Arbor Pharmaceuticals) to include patients 3 to 5 years of age for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Previously, the treatment was indicated for patients 6 to 17 years of age.

Prenatal Exposure to Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and Risk of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder – a Follow-Up Study in the Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort

To estimate the association between Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children in preschool and primary school, and prenatal exposure to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) by timing and duration. This study was based on the Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study Study linked to the Medical Birth Registry of Norway, the Norwegian Patient Registry (NPR) and the Norwegian Prescription Database (NorPD).

Community Attitudes Towards People With ADHD Generally Negative

Community attitudes towards individuals with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are “generally negative,” but targeted mental health literacy efforts aimed at providing information and education could improve those attitudes, according to a systematic review published online in the Journal of Attention Disorders.

Does Behavioral Therapy for ADHD Help?

Behavioral therapy can help people with ADHD develop new, more positive behaviors and help them manage their symptoms more effectively. Behavioral therapy may work alongside medication and is often a part of an ADHD treatment plan.

5 ADHD Symptoms That Are Often Overlooked in Women, According to Experts

Whether you've been recently diagnosed, believe you have ADHD, or know someone who does, it turns out ADHD can impact your life in a variety of ways you never expected—and we don't talk about enough. Below are five lesser-known symptoms of ADHD you should know, especially if you're a woman.

Research finds ADHD is overdiagnosed, but experts remain unconvinced

‘ADHD is one of the most hotly debated areas of medicine. There are people who are very strongly for diagnosis and treatment, and people who are very strongly against it.’ That is Dr James Best, Chair of RACGP Specific Interests Child and Young People’s Health. He is talking to newsGP about new research, published in JAMA Network, that he believes is likely to fan the flames on this debate.