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Move over ADHD – is Sluggish Cognitive Tempo the next big thing?

That slow-moving, daydreaming kid who keeps forgetting to put his name on his papers might not just be overtired from staying up too late playing video games. He might be suffering from something researchers are calling Sluggish Cognitive Tempo (SCT).
In the Media by Martin Laine

Stimulants may prevent accidents by ADHD drivers

Washington - Adult men with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may avoid traffic accidents if they take their prescribed medication, said a Swedish study on Wednesday.
In the Media by AFP

Op-Ed: Animated Video — 2013 in one whole minute

So someone put together an animated video, one whole minute in length, which captures everything you needed to know about 2013. You'll never guess which personages feature most ... or maybe you will?
In the Media by Anne Sewell

New link between gut bacteria and autism

In a new study, scientists dosed mice modeling autism with a human gut bacterium. The dose reversed some disorder-associated behaviors in the animals.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Op-Ed: One in ten children have ADHD and have the diagnoses to prove it

According to a fairly recent study, ADHD diagnoses for children between the ages of 4 and 17 years old have risen by 42% in the last decade. If these diagnoses are true, more than one in 10 U.S. children have ADHD.
In the Media by Scott Tuttle - 2 comments

New warning about ‘study drugs’

A new warning has been issued about the dangers of taking prescription medicines as ‘study drugs’, to enable students to stay up late and cram for examinations.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

Op-Ed: US therapist slams ‘fictional’ psychiatric standards

Sydney - A US psychotherapist called Gary Greenberg has dropped a tonnage of criticism on the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) the diagnostic Bible of the profession.
In the Media by Paul Wallis - 6 comments

Suicide warning for kids on ADHD drug Strattera

In a medicines safety update this week, Australia's Therapeutic Goods Administration said that it had received 28 reports of suicidal thoughts in both teenagers and children as young as seven after taking ADHD drug Strattera.
In the Media by Jeannie Stokowski-Bisanti

Hyperactivity linked to inner ear disorders

New York - Inner ear disorders are often linked to the brain. A new study suggests that such conditions could be one of the causes of hyperactivity.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Tucson teacher accused of taping a student to a chair

Tucson - Anyone who has knowledge about young children understands that their focus time is limited and that they can’t sit still very long.
In the Media by Jay McClung
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