Living life without an adequate functioning autoregulatory system in place comes with a high price - allostatic load. Allostasis is the (predictive) system of the human body, which in cooperation with Homeostasis (reactive) are the autonomous systems which are tasked with keeping all of our body (and mind) in the best shape possible. But people … Continue reading ADHD: Allostatic load is key in understanding ADHD comorbidity
The prevalence of ADHD in adolescents seeking bariatric surgery was very high. The prevalence of ADHD was 28.6% in adolescents seeking bariatric surgery, much higher than that of the general adolescent population.
New study: Undiagnosed ADHD in childhood gives a 10-fold increase in the risk of suffering "an early death due to unnatural causes". 82% of all deaths are deemed to be related to unnatural causes. Unintentional injury accounts for 36% and suicide for 31%.
The effects of emotional lability, mind wandering and sleep quality on ADHD symptom severity in adults with ADHD are now finally being recognized. Mind wandering is a cause of emotional dysregulation when the negative content of the thought, or the intrusive nature of mind wandering itself, leads to higher levels of stress, including emotional distress, which in turn enhances the level of task-unrelated, negatively-valanced thoughts.
Get all the (scientific) facts about ADHD in one place. We've collected all the latest and relevant scientific evidence on what ADHD really is.
This review from Stephen V. Faraone on the pharmacology of Methylphenidate and Amphetamines provides an in-depth understanding on the pharmacology of ADHD medication.
The persistence of ADHD to adulthood is linked to a 12.7-year reduction in ELE. Childhood ADHD-C predicts a significantly reduced ELE by adulthood, which is further reduced by the persistence of ADHD to adult follow-up, Barkley et al., 2018
In this article, we provide an overview of the current knowledge about ADHD across the lifespan, as reviewed by Franke et al., 2018.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the adult population is frequently associated with comorbid psychiatric diseases that complicate its recognition, diagnosis and management. In this article we examine the latest on ADHD and comorbid disorders.
Get the latest update on our common understanding of what Adult ADHD really is. This article covers all the basics and include latest scientific evidence on Adult ADHD.