ADHD in the News 2022-02-10

MRI Scans Show Few Brain Differences in Children with ADHD

MRI scans of children aged 9–10 years with ADHD showed few differences in structural brain measurements compared to their unaffected peers, according to a study led by a Duke University School of Medicine researcher...The study appears online in The Lancet Psychiatry.

Behavioral treatments for ADHD: For which children do they work?

A study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), reports that certain children with ADHD should be given priority when it comes to behavioral treatment.

Ohio’s child behavioral health system is at a ‘breaking point’

The number of children seeking help for depression, anxiety, and suicide is overwhelming the system because there are not enough therapists to treat them. Waiting six months to a year for a child to see a mental health professional for ADHD, anxiety, depression or suicidal thoughts in Ohio is “unacceptable for sure,” says the Director of Ohio’s Mental Health and Addiction Services Lori Criss.

Data Analysis From The Swedish Prescribed Drug On The Medications For Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Patients

Clinical trials have shown that treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is beneficial in children and adolescents who also have autism spectrum disorder (ASD); however, most current research is based on small clinical studies involving children and adolescents.

Prescription digital therapy to treat ADHD appears feasible

A study found statistically significant improvement in ADHD symptoms in children who wore the Revibe Connect device to school, according to a press release. The results of the study were announced by Revibe Technologies, a digital therapeutics company, on the efficacy of FokusRx, an investigational software as a medical device.

10 School Backpack Tips for Your Child with ADHD

From managing multiple classes, meeting deadlines, keeping track of assignments, books, pens, pencils, lunch boxes, phones, laptops, and anything else that may find its way into a backpack, staying organized throughout the day can be an overwhelming process, especially for kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Tech Gadgets for ADHD Management

With devices like cell phones and electronic organizers, time management is much easier for those with ADHD. Experts have given their best advice about the best high-tech equipment for ADHD treatment. The following are their top picks.