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TUESDAY Q &A : Children diagnosed with ADHD may continue to have symptoms into adulthood

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Our son was diagnosed at the age of 9 with ADHD. He is now 13 and doing well but is still on medication. Will he need to continue taking the medication until adulthood, or do children usually outgrow the condition as they mature? ANSWER: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), [...]

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ADHD Into Adulthood: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Robert Colligan comments on a study which suggests a need to approach ADHD more as a chronic condition. To listen, click the link below. ADHD into Adulthood

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ADHD Takes a Toll Well Into Adulthood

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The first large, population-based study to follow children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder into adulthood shows that ADHD often doesn't go away and that children with ADHD are more likely to have other psychiatric disorders as adults. They also appear more likely to commit suicide and to be [...]

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Researchers Develop New Tools to Better Treat ADHD Patients

SAN FRANCISCO — October 26, 2012.  Mayo Clinic researchers are presenting new findings on the early treatment of child and adolescent attention deficit hyperactivity disorder this week at the American Academy of Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatry annual meeting in San Francisco. They include a method to get better input from [...]

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Young Children Exposed to Anesthesia Multiple Times Show Elevated Rates of ADHD

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers have found that multiple exposures to anesthesia at a young age are associated with higher rates of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). VIDEO ALERT: Additional audio and video resources, including excerpts from an interview with Dr. Warner describing the research, are available on the Mayo Clinic [...]

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ADHD Study: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Jyoti Bhagia talks about a recent study which looked at ways to improve input during the diagnosis of ADHD. To listen, click the link below. ADHD Study

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ADHD and Anesthesiology

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. David Warner touches on a recent study that found an association between ADHD and anesthesiology. To listen, click on the link below. ADHD and Anesthesiology

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ADHD Takes a Toll Well Into Adulthood

For children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the first large, population-based study has found that ADHD doesn’t go away and that psychiatric disorders can often develop when they are adults. Lead investigator William Barbaresi, M.D., of Boston Children’s Hospital, who began the study and has a joint appointment at Mayo Clinic, says, “Only 37.5 percent of the [...]

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The Sooner the Better for ADHD Treatment

Having good input in the very beginning of patient assesment can lead to improved treatment for children being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD. Parent and teacher compliance jumped from 25 to 90 percent at the Mayo Clinic Child and Adolescent ADHD Clinic, when incentives and stressing the importance of being [...]

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Mayo Study Links Anesthesia and ADHD

When basic science studies in the medical literature began to suggest anesthesia used in surgery causes changes in the brains of young animals, Dr. David Warner and a group of researchers at Mayo Clinic took note. In a new study, researchers have found that multiple exposures to anesthesia at a [...]

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