posts tagged with adolescents

Diagnosing ADHD in children and adolescents: new eLearning module now live

Continuum is excited to announce that the second module in the child and adolescent eLearning curriculum, Diagnosing ADHD, has been launched. Healthcare professionals treating children and adolescents can improve their diagnostic skills in ADHD through Continuum’s flexible education, designed to meet clinicians’ learning needs in a way that suits them.     Tailored content This […]

Continuum at EPA Congress 2015

Continuum is an expert-led educational initiative in the ADHD field. As a member you can: Receive free, CME-accredited education Benefit from our unique peer-to-peer training Take our highly interactive eLearning modules with both child and adult curricula Request local CME meetings Keep up to date with the latest ADHD news and publications   Register now to take […]

ADHD and comorbidities have common neurocognitive basis

New research has traced the development of ADHD to neurocognitive deficits that also underlie conduct disorder and substance abuse. These disorders have a high rate of co-occurrence with ADHD, and understanding how they arise from the same deficits could lead to improved treatment for comorbid cases. Currently, these cases are hard to treat and have […]

ADHD app provides practical support for ADHD patients and their carers

Patients with ADHD, their families and doctors now have access to a pair of iPhone apps that have been designed by police officers in order to help keep young people with ADHD out of the criminal justice system. The apps, ADHD Angel and Guardian Angel, help users to track and manage symptoms and treatment, as […]

Could delayed development in adolescent boys affect treatment adherence?

The well-known effects of stimulant medications on growth and development have been reported in a further small study of 65 boys published this month in the Medical Journal of Australia. Previous research has shown that these developmental delays do not generally affect adult height, nevertheless, 12–14 year-old boys who had been taking methylphenidate (78%) or […]