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ADHD Episodes

Here’s What Happens When You Treat ADHD in the Elderly [60 Sec Psych]

July 15, 2020 | Podcasts

In 2004 the FDA approved the first stimulant for adult ADHD: Adderall XR. Now it’s nearly 20 years later, and some of those patients are elderly. Yet there are only a few studies of stimulants in people over age 50 ─ yes that’s the medical definition of elderly these days ─ and they are limited to case reports and patient surveys. [Link] Publ


Do Antipsychotics Improve Cognition?

May 27, 2019 | Podcasts

Unlike the typical antipsychotics, atypicals improve both cognitive and psychotic symptoms of schizophrenia, so they must have procognitive effects of their own that can be harnessed in mood disorders, ADHD, and even dementia. The problem is that the data show the opposite. Publication Date: 5/27/19 Runtime: 8 mins, 35 seconds Article Reference