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ADHD News & Research

Russell Barkley on ADHD and Creativity

Does ADHD truly confer greater creativity? If you get your science news only from your Facebook feed, you might think so. The truth is more complicated. Recently, preeminent ADHD research scientist Russell Barkley and I

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Victory! Concerta Generics Downgraded!

The best news! The FDA announced today that the two approved generic versions of Concerta manufactured by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals and Kudco have been downgraded. It’s horrifying that so many people have already been adversely affected,

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The ADHD Explosion — Explained In New Book

Everyone has an opinion about the  “ADHD Explosion”—one term for recent years’ steady increase in diagnosis rates and medication usage. Yet, most opinions spring from the knee-jerk reaction—or an “alternative” product to peddle. Finally, two

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How Esquire Got ADHD Wrong: My Rebuttal

When a headline features the word “drugging,” the report about ADHD that follows will not be well-balanced. Such was the case with Esquire’s recent salvo into the topic, “The Drugging of the American Boy.” Esquire joins The New

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ADHD News & Research

New Research Casts Doubt on CogMed for ADHD

    Does the working-memory training program called CogMed work for ADHD? That’s the question. The Working Memory Training bandwagon could soon be screeching to a halt. When it comes to treating ADHD symptoms, at

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