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ADHD Weekly, March 28, 2019

Study Compares Medications on Risk of Psychosis Symptoms

How great is the risk of psychosis symptoms from stimulant medications for teens and young adults? A recently released study has worried many parents, but experts say the risks examined in the study are low and already well known. L. Eugene Arnold, MD, MEd, CHADD’s resident expert, says the study more accurately compares the likelihood…



Low-Tech Medication Diary Can Help Fine-Tune Treatment

Liz Baker kept a diary of her son’s diet and behavior, starting when he was six. When he began taking medication for ADHD, she was ready to keep track of important information. “I wrote everything down—dates, times, name of medication, dosage, his behavior, different side effects, whether he was feeling lethargic or agitated, and so…



Final Days of Voting CHADD As Outstanding Organization

It’s come down to the final days to vote for CHADD. This is your opportunity to put a national spotlight on the ADHD community. During the past month we’ve shared that CHADD has been nominated to receive the 2019 Outstanding Organization Award from the Child Mind Institute. We’ve asked for your vote and we’re close…