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Continuum adult eLearning curriculum now live

Continuum’s first adult eLearning module is now up and running and can be accessed for free by any healthcare professional who registers with Continuum. ‘Understanding adult ADHD: when ADHD children grow up’ is the first of five modules dedicated solely to diagnosing and treating adult patients with ADHD. This module serves as a comprehensive introduction […]

Medication treatment may improve driving safety in men with ADHD

A Swedish study published in JAMA Psychiatry has found that men with ADHD may significantly decrease their risk of transport accidents by taking medication to treat the condition. The study examined data from 17,000 individuals with ADHD over a 4-year period and analysed patterns of medication use and transport accidents during this period. The risk […]

Continuum launches eLearning platform

Continuum’s expert-led curriculum is being made available to clinicians worldwide in the format of interactive eLearning modules. These modules are designed to provide education about ADHD throughout the lifespan, covering all aspects of diagnosing and treating ADHD in children, adolescents and adults. The Scientific Committee leading the programme is made up of international experts in […]

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 […]

Non-invasive imaging technique may help with diagnosing ADHD

A non-invasive imaging technique based on MRI has been shown by researchers at the University of South Carolina to indirectly detect the low dopamine levels associated with ADHD. The technique, called magnetic field correlation (MFC), was introduced in 2006 by the study co-authors and measures brain iron levels without the need of a contrast agent. […]