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CBT for Adult ADHD: Getting Patients to Do What They Know They Need to Do - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network



CBT for Adult ADHD: Getting Patients to Do What They Know They Need to Do 
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Psychologist J. Russell Ramsay, PhD, presented at the 2018 annual meeting of the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders about his model for understanding and treating adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with ...

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Psychologist Barkley Says Life Expectancy Slashed in Worst Cases for Those With ADHD - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network



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Psychologist Barkley Says Life Expectancy Slashed in Worst Cases for Those With ADHD 
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Psychologist Barkley Says Life Expectancy Slashed in Worst Cases for Those With ADHD. Allison Inserro. Using a large database created by a center for actuarial studies, a psychologist and researcher is positing that people with the worst cases of ...
Why ADHD In Girls Is Often Overlooked Doctor NDTV

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Medicaid Prior Authorization Policies Impact ADHD Treatments - MD Magazine



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Medicaid Prior Authorization Policies Impact ADHD Treatments 
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The investigators report, among their findings, that 27 state Medicaid programs have prior authorization policies for ADHD medications prescribed to children and adolescents, 16 of which were applicable only to children <6 years of age. In 2 states ...

 


ACCESS Therapy Shows Promise for College Students with ADHD - MD Magazine



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ACCESS Therapy Shows Promise for College Students with ADHD 
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An open clinical trial published in the Journal for Attention Disorders this month highlights the efficacy of cognitive behavioral interventions in helping high school students with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) successfully ...

 


ADHD medications may reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infection - Science Daily



ADHD medications may reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infection 
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"ADHD is the most common neurodevelopmental disorder, and affects approximately 5%-7% of children and adolescents and 2% of young adults," said lead author Mu-Hong Chen, MD, a physician at the Taipei Veterans General Hospital and the College of ...

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Can Dogs Suffer From ADHD? - Psychology Today (blog)



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Can Dogs Suffer From ADHD? 
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The more information that scientists uncover about the behavior of dogs, the clearer it is becoming that there is a lot of similarity between the behavior of young human children and canines. While the focus of most of the research has been on mental ...

 


ADHD Drug Tied to Heart Defects in Babies - Voice of America



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ADHD Drug Tied to Heart Defects in Babies 
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Pregnant women who take drugs like Ritalin and Concerta for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely than those who don't to have babies with heart deformities and other birth defects, a recent study suggests. Researchers ...

 


Data Presented About Caregiver Stress While Caring for Children, Teens With ADHD - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network



Data Presented About Caregiver Stress While Caring for Children, Teens With ADHD 
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Data Presented About Caregiver Stress While Caring for Children, Teens With ADHD. Allison Inserro. A large proportion of caregivers with children and adolescents diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity-disorder (ADHD) perceived that the burden ...

 


Answering Questions About Risks, Benefits of ADHD Medication Through Better Research Design - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network



Answering Questions About Risks, Benefits of ADHD Medication Through Better Research Design 
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Can improved research designs answer questions that come up between doctors and patients, like better understanding the risks and benefits of prescription medicine for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? Brian M. D'Onofrio, PhD, presented ...

 


Smash the Tablets: Get iPads Out of Our Schools - Jewish Journal



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Smash the Tablets: Get iPads Out of Our Schools 
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This is not the first alarm to sound over children's use of tablets and iPhones. The Wall Street Journal and Atlantic Monthly this year profiled the striking addictiveness of iPhones and iPads and linked their use to a precipitous drop in users ...