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Antisocial behavior in children associated with gene variant and environmental risk factors

Antisocial behavior in children associated with gene variant and environmental risk factors

Methylphenidate shows promise for hyperactivity associated with autism

Methylphenidate shows promise for hyperactivity associated with autism

Despite warning dangerous ADHD drug still being sold

Despite warning dangerous ADHD drug still being sold

Research has important implications for autism

Research has important implications for autism

First gene mutation associated with Tourette syndrome

First gene mutation associated with Tourette syndrome

SLITRK1 gene appears to contribute to some cases of Tourette's Syndrome

SLITRK1 gene appears to contribute to some cases of Tourette's Syndrome

Concerta, a once-daily form of the drug methylphenidate, successfully controlled ADHD symptoms

Concerta, a once-daily form of the drug methylphenidate, successfully controlled ADHD symptoms

Family-based treatments are effective for substance abuse

Family-based treatments are effective for substance abuse

Smoking during pregnancy linked to childrens' anti-social behaviour

Smoking during pregnancy linked to childrens' anti-social behaviour

Action of dopamine may be particularly important for understanding psychiatric conditions

Action of dopamine may be particularly important for understanding psychiatric conditions

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals receives notice of a U.S. patent allowance for potential drug fo ADHD

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals receives notice of a U.S. patent allowance for potential drug fo ADHD

Children who snore are far more likely to suffer hyperactivity disorders

Children who snore are far more likely to suffer hyperactivity disorders

Experts gather in the fields of childhood and adolescent mental-health problems

Experts gather in the fields of childhood and adolescent mental-health problems

Mammalian brain is far more plastic than previously thought and thus may be able to recover from serious brain injuries

Mammalian brain is far more plastic than previously thought and thus may be able to recover from serious brain injuries

Danger of mixing mobile phones and motoring

Danger of mixing mobile phones and motoring

Research suggests that children with a neuropsychiatric disease may be at risk for type 2 diabetes, and vice versa

Research suggests that children with a neuropsychiatric disease may be at risk for type 2 diabetes, and vice versa

Only 12 percent of pediatricians surveyed felt effective in treating overweight children

Only 12 percent of pediatricians surveyed felt effective in treating overweight children

New dopamine transporter gene findings may be relevant for substance abuse, tobacco smoking, and ADHD

New dopamine transporter gene findings may be relevant for substance abuse, tobacco smoking, and ADHD

New finding in studying dopamine transporter

New finding in studying dopamine transporter

ADHD costs U.S. nearly $77 billion each year

ADHD costs U.S. nearly $77 billion each year