Recent research shows that about 60% of adults with ADHD have comorbid psychiatric conditions including: mood and anxiety disorders, substance use disorders, and personality disorders. The presence of these other conditions can often complicate the process of diagnosing and treating ADHD in an adult. Early recognition and treatment of ADHD and its comorbidities has the potential to change the trajectory of these psychiatric conditions later in life.
Ritalin isn’t the only prescription drug to watch on college campuses. There has been a lot of news during the 2012/2013 school year about misuse of ADHD medicines. It would seem from the amount of media attention that everyone from … Read More
A new study released by Massachusettes General Hospital shows that girls taking stimulants to treat their ADHD are signficantly less at risk to start smoking, drinking alcohol or using drugs than girls with ADHD who don’t. This study is one … Read More
Edge Foundation Executive Director, Robert Tudisco, published this article in the June issue of Attention Magazine. Attention is published by CHADD [link] and is available online for paid subscribers.We are pleased to be able to bring this important information to … Read More