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Stimulant medication may improve driving in ADHD young adults

By |2016-10-05T06:46:12-05:00January 7th, 2009|Categories: ADHD, Medication, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Young adults taking stimulant medication had significantly improved driving performance on a simulator compared to the placebo group. Also, it was found that there was no significant differences in driving performances between atomoxetine (Strattera, a non-stimulant) and placebo. ADHD rating scale scores were decreased by at least 30 percent in 80% of the group that took [...]

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Driving behavior in ADHD adults

By |2016-10-05T06:46:14-05:00May 28th, 2008|Categories: ADHD, Research|Tags: , , , |

ADHD adults and a control group were evaluated with a virtual driving simulator. The simulator gave subjects a high-stimulus driving situation and a low-stimulus driving situation, with two periods of monotony. The study found that adults with ADHD were more likely than controls to have a collision with an obstacle during a driving simulation. They were [...]

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