Resources for adults with ADHD parents

By |2016-10-05T06:46:12-04:00January 13th, 2010|Categories: ADHD|Tags: , , , |

On Twitter, ADDSarah writes: Can you rec any resources for strengthening relationships between adult children and adhd parents? Here you go, Sarah! This is by no means a complete list, but will get you on the right track! :) Books 10 Simple Solutions to Adult ADD by Stephanie Sarkis PhD More Attention, Less Deficit: Success Strategies [...]

Rate of head injury and accidents in ADHD adults

By |2016-10-05T06:46:13-04:00October 23rd, 2008|Categories: ADHD, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In honor of (or in spite of) my recent concussion, here's a study on the increased rate of head injury and accidents in adults with ADHD.  The study looked at the health, pharmaceutical, and disability claims for 100,000 employees and their families.  Children (28% vs 18%), adolescents (32% vs. 23%), and adults (38% vs. 18%) with ADHD [...]

Results from Phase II study with new ADHD drug

By |2016-10-05T06:46:13-04:00June 20th, 2008|Categories: ADHD, Medication, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

ABT-894 is a drug that is currently undergoing clinical trials for possible approval by the FDA for the treatment of adult ADHD.  Drugs have to undergo specific study phases and must demonstrate safety and efficacy before they are approved by the FDA.  ABT-894 is a neuronal nictotinic receptor (NNR) modulator.  NNRs modulate the release of neurotransmitters such as acetylcholine and [...]

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Accuracy of Adult Recall of Childhood ADHD Symptoms

By |2016-10-05T06:46:14-04:00April 1st, 2008|Categories: ADHD, Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

A study by Mannuzza et al. (2002) found that adults with ADHD have difficulty accurately recalling their ADHD symptoms. Adults with ADHD (N=176) who had all received a previous diagnosis of ADHD in childhood were then interviewed by clinicians who were not aware of the subjects' ADHD diagnosis. When the adults with ADHD were interviewed regarding [...]

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