Deconstructing ADHD, Addiction, and Beyond
News and research highlights on ADHD, conduct disorder, substance use disorder, and behavioral addictions, including compulsive social networking.
Sleep and Executive Function in ADHD
A study has found that induction of slow waves during early non-rapid eye movement sleep may improve executive function in children with ADHD.
Nonpharmacological ADHD Treatments for Youths: How to Implement Evidence-Based Practice Recommendations
Here: practical tips on how to proceed with the treatment recommendation process with families who prefer therapy alone.
Nipping ADHD and Conduct Disorder in the Bud
Research suggests predictors of adolescent ADHD and conduct disorder can be identified—and intercepted—in young children.
ADHD and Dyslexia: The Possible Link Via Sluggish Cognitive Tempo
Researchers have identified a “multiple-deficit” model of the comorbidity between ADHD and dyslexia in which each disorder has multiple predictors—some specific and some shared.
Mini Quiz: Cultural Diversity and the Young Patient
What are the benefits of exploring cultural issues with a young patient and family before proceeding with treatment?
Thyroid Fluctuations in Pregnancy Impact ADHD Risk
Hypothyroxinemia is not uncommon during pregnancy and may impact neurocognitive outcomes in children—but to what degree?
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