A new brain model explored bursts of human brain activity never before studied. The bursts may serve as potential biomarkers for depression, dementia, schizophrenia, and ADHD.
Theta activity in the brain is different following mistakes or challenging tasks in those with common mental health disorders including anxiety, ADHD, and OCD compared to those with no history of the disorders.
Genetic risk factors for certain mental health disorders may impact people’s decisions regarding whether to live in urban areas or rural areas, a new study reports.
Hyperactivity, impulsivity, and inattention are more common in male dogs and young puppies, researchers say. The findings correspond to age and gender associated with ADHD in humans.
A 25-year study identifies a link between the use of acetaminophen during pregnancy and an increased risk of developmental disorders, including ADHD, autism, and decreased IQ in children.
People with ADHD had a 34% higher risk of developing dementia than those without the disorder. The risk of being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, the most common type of dementia, was 55% higher for those with ADHD.
Researchers have identified 579 genetic loci associated with increased risk of disorders associated with self-regulation disorders including addiction, ADHD, and anti-social behavior.
Contrary to popular belief, most children with ADHD do not grow out of the disorder. Instead, it manifests in different ways during adulthood through verbal impulsivity, difficulties in decision making, and impulsive behaviors.
Alpha-2-adrenergic agonists appear to be effective at reducing symptoms associated with ADHD in preschool-aged children, and have fewer side effects than traditional stimulants used to treat ADHD.
A new study reveals adults with ADHD have an increased risk of developing nervous system, respiratory, musculoskeletal, and metabolic diseases. ADHD was also associated with a slightly increased risk of Parkinson’s disease, dementia, and cardiovascular…
Lisdexamfetamine, a drug known to stimulate brain activity, reduces symptoms of sluggish cognitive tempo in adults with ADHD.
Higher sugar diets during childhood increase the risk for obesity, cognitive impairments, and attention deficits as adults, a new study reports.
A new study of male guppies reveals behaviors affected by methylphenidate hydrochloride (MPH), an active ingredient in common ADHD medications, can be passed along to future generations.
Yoga and breathing training programs can help children with ADHD to focus their attention, a new study reports.
Children who snore while they sleep have thinner gray matter in several areas of the frontal lobes. Significantly, the reduction in gray matter correlated with behavioral problems associated with sleep apnea. Some behavioral problems experienced includ…
Prenatal exposure to heavy metals such as cadmium, lead, and arsenic, and increased levels of the mineral manganese, were linked to an increased risk of ADHD and autism spectrum diagnosis in children.
Children who experience cognitive difficulties, such as attention problems or problems with working memory, have an increased risk of developing mental health disorders as young adults.
The genes that underlie aggression in ADHD and disruptive behavioral disorders are the same genes that affect aggression in the general population.
Children who grew up in residential areas surrounded by green space were less likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than those who were raised in areas without access to nature.
Study identifies a neural pathway associated with error monitoring and attention function in some psychiatric disorders such as ADHD, ASD, and schizophrenia. Researchers say the pathway could be modulated with the help of transcranial magnetic stimulat…