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).
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

Long-term stress for the mother can influence growth of unborn child through amniotic fluid

Long-term stress for the mother can influence growth of unborn child through amniotic fluid

Physical stress to mother during pregnancy can influence growth of unborn child

Physical stress to mother during pregnancy can influence growth of unborn child

Athletes with ADHD twice as likely to compete in team sports, study finds

Athletes with ADHD twice as likely to compete in team sports, study finds

Study links ADHD drug use to improved reading skills among children with dyslexia

Study links ADHD drug use to improved reading skills among children with dyslexia

Long-term use of ADHD medications may be linked to increase in growth-related costs

Long-term use of ADHD medications may be linked to increase in growth-related costs

New dimensional, multi-informant approach uncovers brain marker for ADHD symptoms

New dimensional, multi-informant approach uncovers brain marker for ADHD symptoms

Study provides new insights into roles of different subareas in prefrontal cortex

Study provides new insights into roles of different subareas in prefrontal cortex

Study: Mediterranean diet can be linked to lower diagnosis of ADHD in children

Study: Mediterranean diet can be linked to lower diagnosis of ADHD in children

COGENT scientists uncover genes responsible for cognitive ability

COGENT scientists uncover genes responsible for cognitive ability