ADHD (January)

Date of Issue: 01/01/2011 | Volume: 2 | Number: 1

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In This Issue


Stimulants in the Treatment of ADHD

Topics: ADHD | Child Psychiatry | Free Articles

The gold standards of treatment for ADHD are the stimulants amphetamine and methylphenidate. They are old friends, having been used for decades, and there is a wealth of patient experience with them. Although we use them all the time, an occasional review of the tools in our toolbox is always helpful.

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Neurofeedback as a Treatment for ADHD

Topics: ADHD | Brain Devices | Child Psychiatry | Neuroscience in Psychiatry

Neurofeedback, also known as “EEG biofeedback,” has been around for a long time, but its history is checkered.

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Expert QA

ADHD as an Executive Function Disorder

Topics: ADHD | Diagnostic Testing

There are six dimensions of executive function, and with ADHD show widespread failure of the executive system, often in all six dimensions.

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Research Update

Acne Increases Suicide Risk, With or Without Accutane

Topics: Depressive Disorder

Despite having been around for 30 years, there is still controversy surrounding the acne drug isotretinoin (Accutane) and its association with psychiatric problems.

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