ADHD in the News 2021-12-02

For CFOs, ADHD can be a curse and a blessing

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder can give people a boost in the workplace but it requires accommodation if it's to be a help rather than a hindrance, specialists say.  

5 Steps to Building a Supportive and Inclusive Workplace for Neurodiverse Employees

Neurodiverse employees can be valuable, productive members of your workforce if you build a culture that supports them. Here are some guidelines for getting started.

What to Do When You Can’t Afford ADHD Coaching

ADHD coaching can help you improve coping skills and work toward your goals. It doesn’t have to cost you a fortune.  

What are the long-term effects of ADHD medication?

Medication can help people with ADHD focus, learn, and control their impulses. However, taking it for an extended period can cause physical and mental side effects.

1 in 5 College Students Abuse ADHD Medication— Here’s What We Can Do About It

Over the last two decades, ADHD diagnosis and prescriptions to treat them have been on the rise, especially among college-aged students, which has contributed to higher rates of prescription stimulant misuse on college campuses. NBC spoke to three psychologists who specialize in ADHD to learn more about what’s causing the rise in diagnosis and why college students are misusing the medication. (video)

The adverse association between stimulant use for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and semen parameters

A retrospective cohort study was conducted with the aim to examine the relationship between stimulant medications used for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and semen parameters.

Managing Pediatric ADHD with Viloxazine

Theresa R. Cerulli, MD: Viloxazine is...a novel agent that is a serotonin-norepinephrine modulating agent...In children and adolescents who do have comorbid conditions, my thought is moving Qelbree, or viloxazine, to more of a first-line agent. That’s because of the pharmacodynamics of this drug.

Watching TV not linked to ADHD development in toddlers

Does watching TV impact a young child’s attention span? Earlier studies have attempted to link ADHD and other attention disorders to devices, asserting that screen time can significantly affect behavior. However, a more in-depth study suggests otherwise.