Consistent participation in extracurricular sports during the elementary school years predicted fewer attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms at age 12 in girls—but not in boys, according to a study in Preventive Medicine.
AR19, an investigational stimulant for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), improved symptoms in adults with ADHD in a Phase 3 trial, according to a poster presented at Psych Congress 2020.
The US Food and Drug Administration has accepted the filing of a New Drug Application for an investigational amphetamine for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder specifically designed to resist manipulation.
A meta-analysis recently published in The Lancet Psychiatry found that using medicinal cannabinoids to treat mental health disorders cannot be justified, due to a lack of evidence of effectiveness and known risks of the substances.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its 2011 clinical practice guideline on the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children from age four to 18 years old.
Children who have a parent in prison may be more than twice as likely as other kids to have depression, attention problems and conduct disorders by the time they reach adolescence, a U.S. study suggests.