Items tagged as "ADHD"
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 [...]Created by mayonewsreleases
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 [...]Created by Nick Hanson
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 [...]Created by mayonewsreleases
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 [...]Created by Dana Sparks
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 [...]Created by Joel Streed
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 [...]Created by Joel Streed