ADHD in the News 2022-06-02

Attention Magazine April 2022 – CHADD

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ADHD in adults is challenging but highly treatable. A clinical psychologist explains

Living with ADHD presents real and persistent challenges. But today adults with ADHD have greater access to information and more evidence-based treatment options.

Sleep Disturbances Are Associated With ADHD Symptoms in Pediatric Patients

Sleep disturbances are bidirectionally associated with Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms, according to study findings presented at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society, held from June 4 to 8, 2022, in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Clearing the Air on ADHD and ‘Disrespectful Behavior’

Someone with ADHD can sometimes seem rude or disrespectful, but understanding their ADHD symptoms can clarify their intentions.

The Roblox Pseudo-Metaverse Now Includes a Partnership with ADHD Therapy

The game most known for strange and raunchy user-made worlds and young people spending funny money on apparel for their big blocky avatars is now looking to facilitate “therapeutic” play spaces connected to the platform.

Is Your Child with ADHD Intentionally Urinating on the Floor?

If your child has more pee accidents than other kids the same age, you might wonder whether it’s connected to ADHD.

Teen Marijuana Use and ADHD: What to Know

Teenage “rebellion,” like trying marijuana or cannabis, is a typical part of growing up. Recent data showed that 4 in 10 high school students have tried marijuana at some point. Twenty-two percent used the drug within 30 days of the survey.

What to know about cocaine and ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral disorder. People with ADHD typically present with symptoms of inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. These individuals may have low dopamine levels in the brain, which makes completing tasks more challenging. This article looks at the link between cocaine use and ADHD and the risks that come with using the drug.

Misuse and abuse of stimulant medications are linked to hallucinations, delusional infestations, and hair pulling

In a new review article published in the scientific journal Deutsche Dermatologische Gesellschaft, researchers discuss the negative and harmful side effects of taking/abusing stimulant medications that help with symptoms of ADHD. Participants with ADHD who abused stimulant medications were more likely to experience hallucinations and delusional infestation.

What is the connection between adult ADHD and nicotine?

Adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to smoke cigarettes and become dependent on nicotine. They may also find it more difficult to give up smoking. Researchers are investigating why this is the case.

‘Body doubling,’ an ADHD productivity tool, is flourishing online

One day in April of 2021, Lindsey Bee decided it was time to deal with the laundry “doom piles” that had formed around her house. So she did what many people do when faced with a boring task. She turned to TikTok. But she wasn’t there to procrastinate.

Late-manifestation ADHD vs. early-onset AD: Know the difference

The majority of patients with late-manifestation ADHD respond to treatment, which ameliorates symptoms and improves the quality of life.