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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) In Adulthood

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) In Adulthood

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is characterized by the presence of one or more of the following symptoms:

  • hyperactivity
  • impulsivity
  • inattention

Commonly diagnosed during childhood and early adolescence, ADHD causes significant impairment for youngsters in academic and social settings. Several studies are available for the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD but scarce information is available concerning the course of the disorder in adulthood.

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Developing Goals for the Fall/Winter

With the summer ending, the idea of returning to school or back to a rigorous work schedule can be difficult to cope with. …

ADHD: Biological or Developed Disorder?

ADHD: Biological or Developed Disorder?

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is characterized by a constellation of symptoms including impulsivity, hyperactivity, …

Early Depression Screening for Children & Teenagers

The Push for Early Depression Screening Continues

In February, The American Academy of Pediatrics recommended yearly screenings for depression in children and adolescents. …