Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) News and Research

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Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobehavioral disorder that affects 3-5 percent of all American children. It interferes with a person's ability to stay on a task and to exercise age-appropriate inhibition (cognitive alone or both cognitive and behavioral).
Younger children more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than older peers within same school year

Younger children more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than older peers within same school year

Online behavioral parent training effective in helping children with ADHD

Online behavioral parent training effective in helping children with ADHD

Program for strengthening parenting skills improves ADHD symptoms in young children

Program for strengthening parenting skills improves ADHD symptoms in young children

Study shows benefits of delayed-release stimulant in children with ADHD

Study shows benefits of delayed-release stimulant in children with ADHD

Rutgers scientists use genetic engineering technique to create brain cells for studying Tourette’s

Rutgers scientists use genetic engineering technique to create brain cells for studying Tourette’s

Researchers develop smart phone application for changing infant’s sleep habits

Researchers develop smart phone application for changing infant’s sleep habits

Structural abnormalities in the brain's white matter seen in children with ASD traits

Structural abnormalities in the brain's white matter seen in children with ASD traits

Scientists propose new theory that ADHD may be linked to lack of regular circadian sleep

Scientists propose new theory that ADHD may be linked to lack of regular circadian sleep

Children’s inattentiveness linked to worse academic performance in later life

Children’s inattentiveness linked to worse academic performance in later life

CBT approaches found to be effective and efficient in treating ADHD symptoms in adults

CBT approaches found to be effective and efficient in treating ADHD symptoms in adults

Study finds brains of women to be more active than men

Study finds brains of women to be more active than men

New report proposes strategy to evaluate low-dose toxicity of endocrine disruptors

New report proposes strategy to evaluate low-dose toxicity of endocrine disruptors

Neuroscientists discover how prenatal alcohol exposure increases risk for drug addiction later in life

Neuroscientists discover how prenatal alcohol exposure increases risk for drug addiction later in life

Researchers identify link between childhood psychiatric disorders and later risk of addictions

Researchers identify link between childhood psychiatric disorders and later risk of addictions

UCSF-led study finds high rate of autism symptoms in children with Tourette syndrome

UCSF-led study finds high rate of autism symptoms in children with Tourette syndrome

Study looks at motor vehicle accident risk in young drivers with ADHD

Study looks at motor vehicle accident risk in young drivers with ADHD

Study provides detailed information on crash risk of adolescents with ADHD

Study provides detailed information on crash risk of adolescents with ADHD

Autism alone does not increase risk of violent offending

Autism alone does not increase risk of violent offending

TSRI professor receives $2 million grant to study neurofibromatosis type I

TSRI professor receives $2 million grant to study neurofibromatosis type I

First generic version of drug to treat ADHD receives FDA approval

First generic version of drug to treat ADHD receives FDA approval