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The most up-to-date thinking on ADHD from research, diagnosis to treatment and management

 Category: ADHD Research

08 Mar

The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) appraises QbTest

1-minute summary: The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) publishes its Medtech innovation briefing [MIB318] for QbTest. The report highlights...
26 Jan

Dr. Theresa Cerulli on the importance of standardizing ADHD care

1-minute summary: Dr Theresa Cerulli has been specialising in ADHD for 20 years. In this interview, Dr Cerulli reflects on...
15 Dec

The role of ‘birthdate bias’ in the assessment of children with ADHD at school

It has long been recognized that the oldest children in age-based cohorts tend to outperform and have better mental health...
08 Jun

New study finds ADHD test serves as a better indicator of medication effects

In a study of 77 adult patients, clinical interviews, self-rating scales, and QbTest were used at baseline and at two...
27 Jan

The association between ADHD and obesity: an intriguing puzzle

ADHD often conjures up images of people who can’t sit still. Unsurprisingly, clinicians have argued that the association between ADHD...
21 Sep

Follow up ADHD care in the United States

ADHD is one of the most common and impairing psychiatric disorders affecting children, with an estimated 13% of children enrolled...
20 May

Medication improves academic performance

Mental health problems in childhood can have a negative impact on learning and academic performance, resulting in considerable consequences for...
22 Nov

ADHD, autism or both?

Reaching an ADHD diagnosis is rarely straightforward – particularly when a child or adult presents with symptoms that greatly overlap....
15 Oct

Adolescents outgrowing ADHD criteria

The Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (SDBP) hosted their 2018 Annual Meeting in Anaheim, California on September 14th-17th, highlighting...
15 Oct

ADHD not recognised as SEN

1-minute summary: A recent Department for Education publication highlights an increase in the number of pupils with special educational needs...
10 May

AQUA trial: QbTest can increase speed & efficiency of ADHD diagnosis

1-minute summary: A new study has been published into the impact of QbTest on diagnostic decision making in ADHD. The...
09 Apr

Adult ADHD – limitations and opportunities

1-minute summary: Although progress has been made, many incidences of adult ADHD go undiagnosed and only a small number of...