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SAN DIEGO—People with binge eating disorder (BED) are at increased risk of suicidal ideation and suicide attempt—and that risk appears even greater if they also have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or have had bariatric surgery…
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.
Boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) show changes in brain white matter (WM) after four months of treatment with methylphenidate (MPH), according to a new randomized controlled trial.
Treatment with stimulant medication offers strong protection against a slate of serious functional outcomes in youth with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), suggests a study published online in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Children with high adherence to methylphenidate-based medications for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are significantly more likely to be prescribed antidepressants during adolescence, a study found.
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