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FDA Approves Lisdexamfetamine for Teenagers With ADHD

November 16, 2010 – The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved lisdexamfetamine dimesylate capsules (Vyvanse; Shire Pharmaceuticals, Inc) for…

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Medical Establishment Buried Concerns About MMR/Autism Study, BMJ Charges

the medical establishment “closed ranks” to protect Andrew Wakefield, the researcher whose 1998 study linked the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine to…

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Internet Time Tied to Teen Depression Symptoms

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Jan 18 – Spending time online is normal behavior for teenagers. But too much Internet use…

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Research Projects

Pre-Pregnancy Weight Not Tied to Kids’ Behavior

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Dec 29 – Despite some evidence to the contrary, being overweight before pregnancy may not be…

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Bladder Control Problems More Common in ADHD

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Jan 20 – Children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be more likely than their peers…

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Among Longer-term Prison Inmates is a Prevalent, Persistent and Disabling Disorder

Abstract Background: ADHD is a common and disabling disorder, with an increased risk for coexisting disorders, substance abuse and delinquency….

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Journal of child psychology &psychiatry, January 2011 Volume 52, Issue 1

The main Features in this Issue are:-Intervening in infancy: implications for autism spectrum disorders -Brief parent training in pivotal response…

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Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Volume 50, Issue 1, Pages 1-100 (January 2011)

The main Features in this Issue are: -Integrating Science and Clinical Practice -Childhood Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Future Substance Use Disorders:…

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Journal of child psychology &psychiatry, December 2010 Volume 51, Issue 12

The main Features in this Issue are: -Intervening in infancy: implications for autism spectrum disorders -Brief parent training in pivotal…

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Cochrane Review

Psychological interventions for reducing dental anxiety in children – (05/06/2009 )

Dental anxiety is relatively common in children and is a major factor that may lead to the failure to attend…

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Psychological therapies versus antidepressant medication, alone and in combination for depression in children and adolescents – (02/17/2010 )

As recently as the 1970s, it was widely believed that depression in young people was very rare (Baker 2006). However,…

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Individualizing Treatment for Adult ADHD: An Evidence-Based Guideline

Although attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) starts in childhood, the diagnosis is often delayed until adulthood,[1] leaving behind a trail of academic…

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Childhood ADHD May Raise Risk for Adolescent Depression, Suicidality

October 11, 2010 – Children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) between 4 and 6 years of age are at greater risk…

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Studies in Pediatric ADHD: Spring 2010

This review from the Harvard Mental Health Letter briefly reviews evidence on neurofeedback for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), including a recent…

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