Posts Tagged ‘ADHD’

  • Teens With ADHD At Higher Risk For Abusing Substances | Teens Drug Use

    Teens With ADHD Face Higher Risk For Abusing Substances

    Oct 23, 13 • 2907 Views • ADHD/ADDComments Off on Teens With ADHD Face Higher Risk For Abusing Substances

    Parents of teenagers with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) will be interested in the results of a new report that was published in the professional journal of child and adolescent psychiatrists.  The report says that teens with ADHD are more...

  • Teens Are Turning To Adderall For Weight Loss

    Sep 23, 13 • 5279 Views • Self Esteem & IdentityComments Off on Teens Are Turning To Adderall For Weight Loss

    An unhealthy body image has more and more teen girls turning to a powerful prescription drug – Adderall. The intended use of the drug is to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), however, its side effects are becoming popular. Adderall is...

  • ADHD Medication Does Not Predict Future Addiction, Study Finds, But Having ADHD May

    Aug 13, 13 • 2879 Views • ADHD/ADDComments Off on ADHD Medication Does Not Predict Future Addiction, Study Finds, But Having ADHD May

    ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is a behavioral disorder most often diagnosed in children. It is chronic and persists into adulthood, although the symptoms often decrease with age. Symptoms of the disorder include a lack of focus,...

  • Can ADHD Lead to Substance Abuse in Adolescents?

    Aug 6, 13 • 2701 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on Can ADHD Lead to Substance Abuse in Adolescents?

    Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be a challenging diagnosis to live with, whether you’ve been diagnosed yourself or you have a child with the disorder. While there are many issues with which families of ADHD children need to be concerned,...

  • Study Finds Adolescent ADHD Tied to Substance Abuse

    Jul 24, 13 • 2694 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Study Finds Adolescent ADHD Tied to Substance Abuse

    If you are a doctor treating or a parent caring for a child with ADHD, there is something you should know. Those with ADHD carry a higher risk of drug, alcohol and tobacco use than peers who don’t share their diagnosis. A Futurity article details a study...