Is ADHD Linked to Other Mental Health Conditions?
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  June 5, 2018  
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 Is ADHD Linked to Other Mental Health Conditions?Is ADHD Linked to Other Mental Health Conditions?
 
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental health condition affecting a huge number of children, adolescents and sometimes adults. The patients exhibit the symptoms of hyperactivity, inattention and impulsivity.
 
   ADHD HistoryADHD History
 
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurological conditions in children, characterized by marked hyperactivity, impulsivity, and inattention. More than 5% of children globally suffer from ADHD.
 
   The Project to Learn About ADHD in Youth (PLAY) StudyThe Project to Learn About ADHD in Youth (PLAY) Study
 
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental health condition characterized by impulsive behavior and an impairment in executive functioning (the ability to plan, prioritize and organize).
 
 PCOS linked to increased risk of mental health disorders
 
PCOS linked to increased risk of mental health disordersWomen with polycystic ovary syndrome, the most common hormone condition among young women, are prone to mental health disorders, and their children face an increased risk of developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorder, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
 
 
 Neural Responses in ADHD
 
Neural Responses in ADHDAttention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neuropsychiatric condition characterized by symptoms including impulsiveness, inattentiveness, and hyperactivity.
 
 
 New computerized test could lead to earlier and efficient ADHD diagnoses
 
New computerized test could lead to earlier and efficient ADHD diagnosesThe prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder diagnoses in children and young people has increased, but diagnostic practice among clinicians remains variable, with significant diagnostic delays and reliance on subjective assessments.
 
 
 Discordance between brain regions could lead to attention deficit disorders
 
Discordance between brain regions could lead to attention deficit disordersResearchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and colleagues have discovered how two brain regions work together to maintain attention, and how discordance between the regions could lead to attention deficit disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression.