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Though medical systems have come very far, unequal care-giving remains an issue. In this Spotlight, we look at the top underdiagnosed conditions in women.
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Bipolar disorder and ADHD share some symptoms, but their treatments are different. In this article, we discuss diagnosis and how to tell the two conditions apart.
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Although ADHD and bipolar disorder can share some symptoms, they are different conditions, and a person can have both of them. Learn about the differences and how doctors diagnose bipolar and ADHD.
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The largest genetic study of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder finds 12 genomic segments that raise the risk of developing the condition.
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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a set of behaviors that is common in children, leading to an inability to concentrate or sit still. It can also occur in adults. Read on to learn about the different specifiers for ADHD, treatments, and research into the possible causes.
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While a main variant primes a person to develop a complex disorder such as autism, their 'genetic background' sets the 'clinical features,' a study finds.
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Evekeo is an amphetamine-based medication that is used to treat narcolepsy, ADHD, and excess weight. Evekeo is the trade name as there is no generic amphetamine drug. It is a controlled substance, due to the risk of dependence and adverse effects. Find out more about this drug, its uses, and the risks involved.
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There are many criteria used for a diagnosis of ADHD. Symptoms and impact on daily life are measured in various ways. One way is by using the Conners rating scale. This diagnostic tool works by rating symptoms and providing a score, which determines the severity and likelihood of ADHD. Learn more about it here.
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Symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are often managed with medication. It is important to know whether this medication is effective and to adjust the type or dosage if needed. Here, learn how to tell whether ADHD medication is working, when to change it, and lifestyle factors that can help.
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, known as ADHD, is a complex condition that can be difficult to diagnose. There are several different types of ADHD rating scale used to diagnose the condition. These all look at the symptoms and behaviors that the person displays. Learn more about the ADHD rating scale here.
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