Have you heard that ADHD responds best to a multimodal approach to treatment and wondered what in the world does that mean? Don’t worry. In this article, we look at what multimodal treatment means in relation to executive function and ADHD.
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
Join Edge Foundation Board Member, Dr. Patricia Quinn, at the National Resource Center on ADHD’s Ask the Experts! chat. This month’s topic: Treatment for Women and Girls with AD/HD. When: Wed., Jan. 14, 2009 – 1:00 pm (Eastern Time) What: … Read More
Common forms of anxiety are much more common in people who have ADHD than the general population. Half (52%) of adults with ADHD will experience general anxiety disorder during their lifetimes. There are a few easy, everyday things you can do that will help control anxiety without taking another pill. And you can start right now!
You may have noticed that the Edge Foundation has never taken a position about whether or not to use of medication (ex. Ritalin, Adderall etc.) in treating ADHD symptoms. The reason for this is simple: we believe that whether or … Read More
We’ve heard it all before: “The only thing scary about the shortage of these drugs is that now the parents may actually have to step up and be parents.” “The vast majority of kids with ADHD don’t come close to … Read More