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ADHD

ADHD (or Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is a neurodevelopmental type mental disorder. It is characterised two main categories of two types of behavioural problems:

  • inattentiveness
  • hyperactivity and impulsiveness

Most people with ADHD have problems that fall into both categories, but it doesn’t have to be the case. If a person just has inattentiveness it is referred to as attention deficit disorder (ADD).

Methylphenidate is a commonly used medication used to treat patients suffering from attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Methylphenidate is part of a group of drugs known as stimulants. Central nervous system stimulants help change the amounts of natural substances in the brain. But it is not the only intervention; others include Bupropion, exercise and CBT (Cognitive behavioural therapy).

Extensive ADHD research and case studies have been carried out over numerous years. Trip has unrivalled coverage of the evidence base including systematic reviews, clinical trials, clinical guidelines and case studies.

Studies are ongoing to assess the safety and effectiveness of stimulants used on children with ADHD and intellectual disabilities as well as in other populations and other interventions. Trip also includes ongoing controlled trials and ongoing systematic reviews (via the PROSPERO database).

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21. Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents Full Text available with Trip Pro

Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is 1 of the most common neurobehavioral disorders of childhood and can profoundly affect children's academic achievement, well-being, and social interactions. The American Academy of Pediatrics first published clinical recommendations for evaluation and diagnosis of pediatric ADHD in 2000; recommendations (...) for treatment followed in 2001. The guidelines were revised in 2011 and published with an accompanying process of care algorithm (PoCA) providing discrete and manageable steps by which clinicians could fulfill the clinical guideline's recommendations. Since the release of the 2011 guideline, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders has been revised to the fifth edition, and new ADHD-related research has been published. These publications do not support dramatic changes to the previous

2019 EvidenceUpdates

22. Facilitating the Implementation of EPC Reports in Learning Health Systems Engaged in Quality Initiatives: an EPC Pilot Project on ADHD

. However, from the perspective of a health system focused on quality improvement (QI), such large evidence reports with wide scope are difficult to implement within a QI initiative. Methods. We consulted with two health systems to identify a published EPC report on a topic of interest to future quality initiatives. After identifying the target report on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), we gathered feedback from the health system to determine what information on ADHD treatments (...) in a quality improvement initiative. 8 Abbreviations and Acronyms ADHD Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder EPC Evidence-based Practice Center QI Quality Improvement 9 References 1. Kemper AR, Maslow GR, Hill S, et al. AHRQ Comparative Effectiveness Reviews. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment in Children and Adolescents. Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 203. (Prepared by the Duke University Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. 290-2015- 00004-I.) AHRQ

2019 Effective Health Care Program (AHRQ)

23. Physical activity for persons with ADHD or autism

found below this term in the MeSH hierarchy; [MAJR] = MeSH Major Topic; [TIAB] = Title or abstract; [TI] = Title; [AU] = Author; [TW] = Text Word; Systematic[SB] = Filter for retrieving systematic reviews; * = Truncation Search terms Items found Population: 1. “Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders”/ 2747 2. Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity/ 27226 3. "Attention deficit* ".ab,kw,ti. 27852 4. ("Attention deficit*" adj6 hyper*).ab,kw,ti. 24598 5. ("ADHD" or "ADDH").ab,kw,ti (...) found Population: 1. [mh “Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders”] 2809 2. [mh “Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity”] 2482 3. (“Attention Deficit Disorder*”:ab,ti) 3751 4. ("Attention deficit*":ab,ti NEAR hyper*:ab,ti) 3529 5. (“adhd”:ti,ab,kw OR “addh”:ti,ab) 4168 6. 1 OR 2 OR 3 OR 4 OR 5 5506 7. [mh "Autistic Disorder"] 867 8. [mh "Autism Spectrum Disorder"] 1211 9. ("Autism" or Autist* or "ASD" OR "Autism spectrum*"):ti,ab 3467 10. 7 OR 8 OR 9 3523 11. 6 OR 10 8787

2019 Swedish Council on Technology Assessement

24. Association between DNA methylation and ADHD symptoms from birth to school age: A prospective meta-analysis Full Text available with Trip Pro

, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam , the Netherlands 34 Department of Social and Behavioral Science, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston , MA, USA ABSTRACT Attention-deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood disorder with a substantial genetic component. However, the extent to which epigenetic mechanisms play a role in the etiology of the disorder is not known. We performed epigenome-wide association studies (EWAS) within the Pregnancy And Childhood (...) Association between DNA methylation and ADHD symptoms from birth to school age: A prospective meta-analysis Association between DNA methylation and ADHD symptoms from birth to school age: A prospective meta-analysis | bioRxiv Search for this keyword New Results Association between DNA methylation and ADHD symptoms from birth to school age: A prospective meta-analysis Alexander Neumann , Esther Walton , Silvia Alemany , Charlotte Cecil , Juan Ramon González , Dereje D. Jima , Jari Lahti , Samuli

2019 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

25. Cross-disorder GWAS meta-analysis for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Tourette Syndrome Full Text available with Trip Pro

, Boston, Massachusetts 17 Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research, Broad Institute , Cambridge, Massachusetts Peristera Paschou 1 Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University , West Lafayette, Indiana For correspondence: Abstract Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and Tourette Syndrome (TS) are among the most prevalent neurodevelopmental psychiatric disorders of childhood and adolescence. High comorbidity rates (...) Cross-disorder GWAS meta-analysis for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Tourette Syndrome Cross-disorder GWAS meta-analysis for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Tourette Syndrome | bioRxiv Search for this keyword New Results Cross-disorder GWAS meta-analysis for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

2019 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

26. Suicidal behaviour among persons with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder Full Text available with Trip Pro

Suicidal behaviour among persons with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder Persons diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have been found to have an increased risk of suicidal behaviour, but the pathway remains to be thoroughly explored.AimsTo determine whether persons with ADHD are more likely to present with suicidal behaviour (i.e. suicide attempts and deaths by suicide) if they have a comorbid psychiatric disorder.Using nationwide registers covering the entire (...) suicidal outcomes were observed. This group was found to have an IRR of suicidal behaviour of 4.7 (95% CI, 4.3-5.1) compared with those without ADHD. Persons with ADHD only had a 4.1-fold higher rate (95% CI, 3.5-4.7) when compared with those without any psychiatric diagnoses. For persons with ADHD and comorbid disorders the IRR was higher yet (IRR: 10.4; 95% CI, 9.5-11.4).This study underlines the link between ADHD and an elevated rate of suicidal behaviour, which is significantly elevated by comorbid

2019 EvidenceUpdates

27. Continued Benefits of Methylphenidate in ADHD After 2 Years in Clinical Practice: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Discontinuation Study (Abstract)

Continued Benefits of Methylphenidate in ADHD After 2 Years in Clinical Practice: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Discontinuation Study The benefits of long-term use of methylphenidate treatment in children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as frequently prescribed in clinical practice, are unclear. The authors investigated whether methylphenidate remains beneficial after 2 years of use.Ninety-four children and adolescents (ages 8-18 years) who had been (...) . The ADHD-RS inattention subscale and the CTRS-R:S ADHD index and hyperactivity subscale also deteriorated significantly more in the discontinuation group. The CGI-I indicated worsening in 40.4% of the discontinuation group, compared with 15.9% of the continuation group.Continued treatment with methylphenidate remains effective after long-term use. Some individual patients may, however, be withdrawn from methylphenidate without deterioration. This finding supports guideline recommendations that patients

2019 EvidenceUpdates

28. Effects of Therapeutic Interventions for Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder : A Systematic Review Full Text available with Trip Pro

Interventions for Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder : A Systematic Review 표지보기 SNS 공유 발행기관 대한감각통합치료학회 간행물 대한감각통합치료학회지 KCI 등재 통권 제17권 제1호 (2019.06) 페이지 pp.43-53 저자 , 언어 한국어(KOR) URL https://www.earticle.net/Article/A369538 복사 ※ 기관로그인 시 무료 이용이 가능합니다. 저자의 다른 논문 4,200원 구매하기 인용하기 관심논문등록 원문정보 초록 영어 Objective : This study was designed to find the latest intervention trends in treatment of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in South Korea. Methods : Studies on ADHD (...) positive effects, and provided basic data for evidence-based implementation in clinical practice. In the future, a model study should be conducted, to establish an effective service delivery system, as well as ongoing research on children with ADHD. 한국어 목적 : 본 연구는 주의력결핍과잉행동장애아동(Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder; ADHD)을 대상으로 국내에 서 제공되는 중재 방법을 체계적으로 고찰하여 최신의 국내 치료 경향을 제시하고자 하였다. 연구방법 : 2004년 1월부터 2018년 12월까지 최근 15년간 국내 학회지에 게재된 연구를 대상으로 하였다. 누리미디어 (DBpia), 스콜라(Scholar), 학술연구정보서비스(RISS), 한국학술정보

2019 Journal of Korean Society of Sensory Integration Therapists

29. Social skills training for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children aged 5 to 18 years. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Social skills training for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children aged 5 to 18 years. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children is associated with hyperactivity and impulsivity, attention problems, and difficulties with social interactions. Pharmacological treatment may alleviate the symptoms of ADHD but this rarely solves difficulties with social interactions. Children with ADHD may benefit from interventions designed to improve their social skills. We (...) examined the benefits and harms of social skills training on social skills, emotional competencies, general behaviour, ADHD symptoms, performance in school of children with ADHD, and adverse events.To assess the beneficial and harmful effects of social skills training in children and adolescents with ADHD.In July 2018, we searched CENTRAL, MEDLINE, Embase, PsycINFO, 4 other databases and two trials registers.We also searched online conference abstracts, and contacted experts in the field

2019 Cochrane

30. A systematic review of mindfulness based interventions for children and young people with ADHD and their parents Full Text available with Trip Pro

: | Published online: 13 May 2019 Access Metrics All Time Past Year Past 30 Days Full Text 2379 2379 112 PDF 328 328 23 Abstract Objective Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most prevalent disorders in childhood, which may pose risks in later life such as academic underachievement and anti-social behaviour. It has been suggested that mindfulness-based interventions (MBI) may contribute to positive outcomes with child and adult populations. In this article, we aim to systematically (...) control and attention. Recent intervention research with children and young people has reflected these positive results. The evidence is growing and it includes studies that have found improvements in attention, executive functioning (EF), emotional reactivity, meta-cognition and behavioural regulation ( ; ; ). These could be seen as promising results for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). At a neurobiological level, children with ADHD display impairments in the prefrontal

2019 Global Psychiatry

31. Psychosis with Methylphenidate or Amphetamine in Patients with ADHD. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Psychosis with Methylphenidate or Amphetamine in Patients with ADHD. The prescription use of the stimulants methylphenidate and amphetamine for the treatment of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been increasing. In 2007, the Food and Drug Administration mandated changes to drug labels for stimulants on the basis of findings of new-onset psychosis. Whether the risk of psychosis in adolescents and young adults with ADHD differs among various stimulants has not been extensively (...) studied.We used data from two commercial insurance claims databases to assess patients 13 to 25 years of age who had received a diagnosis of ADHD and who started taking methylphenidate or amphetamine between January 1, 2004, and September 30, 2015. The outcome was a new diagnosis of psychosis for which an antipsychotic medication was prescribed during the first 60 days after the date of the onset of psychosis. To estimate hazard ratios for psychosis, we used propensity scores to match patients who

2019 NEJM

32. Squeeze balls for people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Squeeze balls for people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder Squeeze balls and fidget devices - Health Technology Wales > Squeeze balls and fidget devices Squeeze balls and fidget devices Topic Status Incomplete Squeeze balls for people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Summary Health Technology Wales researchers searched for evidence on the effectiveness of squeeze balls or other fidget devices in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Insufficient

2019 Health Technology Wales

33. Attention-deficit/hyperactive disorder: missing the bull’s eye

name or password? You are here Attention-deficit/hyperactive disorder: missing the bull’s eye Article Text Letter Attention-deficit/hyperactive disorder: missing the bull’s eye Chaithanya Leon , Ratna Sharma , Simran Kaur Statistics from Altmetric.com The article by Cortese and Coghill comprehensively highlights the recent advances in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) research in terms of causes, diagnosis and treatment. 1 The effort to understand the current status of the research (...) Attention-deficit/hyperactive disorder: missing the bull’s eye Attention-deficit/hyperactive disorder: missing the bull’s eye | Evidence-Based Mental Health Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user

2019 Evidence-Based Mental Health

34. Mental health: Updated 2018 NICE guideline on pharmacological treatments for people with ADHD: a critical look Full Text available with Trip Pro

In March 2018, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) updated its guideline (NG87) on diagnosing and managing attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), 1 and its in-house systematic reviews on the efficacy and adverse events of pharmacological treatments for ADHD. 2 3 The guideline recommends methylphenidate as the first-line pharmacological treatment for children over five, adolescents and adults with ADHD and lisdexamfetamine for adults only (recommendations under section (...) 1.7). 1 An appointed NICE committee formulated the recommendations based on clinical experience, drug licensing regulations and the systematic review evidence (developed in concert with the National Guideline Centre). 4 The NICE committee conclude that methylphenidate and lisdexamfetamine provide clinically important benefits to patients with ADHD compared with placebo and other drugs (p. 47). 1 ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterised by excessive hyperactivity, impulsivity

2019 Evidence-Based Medicine

35. Mental health: Determinants of inter-practice variation in ADHD diagnosis and stimulant prescribing: cross-sectional database study of a national surveillance network Full Text available with Trip Pro

prescribing: cross-sectional database study of a national surveillance network Uy Hoang , Anthony C James , Harshana Liyanage , Simon Jones , , Mark Joy , Mitch Blair , Michael Rigby , Simon de Lusignan , Statistics from Altmetric.com Background and aims Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common psychiatric disorder in childhood and adolescents. ADHD is associated with failure in the attainment of many normal developmental milestones and can result in children experiencing school (...) and Surveillance Centre practices. ADHD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Only 26 children with HKCD were recorded in the RCGP RSC network. Age of diagnosis of ADHD The mean age of first diagnosis with ADHD was 10.5 years (95% CI 10.1 to 10.9, median 10, IQR 9.0–11.9). There was also wide inter-practice variation in the age of first diagnosis of ADHD with the diagnosis being made anywhere between 5 and 17 years of age across RCGP RSC practices. Prescribing of stimulant medications in children

2019 Evidence-Based Medicine

36. Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder and Month of School Enrollment. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder and Month of School Enrollment. Younger children in a school grade cohort may be more likely to receive a diagnosis of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than their older peers because of age-based variation in behavior that may be attributed to ADHD rather than to the younger age of the children. Most U.S. states have arbitrary age cutoffs for entry into public school. Therefore, within the same grade, children with birthdays close (...) to the cutoff date can differ in age by nearly 1 year.We used data from 2007 through 2015 from a large insurance database to compare the rate of ADHD diagnosis among children born in August with that among children born in September in states with and states without the requirement that children be 5 years old by September 1 for enrollment in kindergarten. ADHD diagnosis was determined on the basis of diagnosis codes from the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision. We also used prescription

2018 NEJM

37. ADHD in children and youth: Part 3?Assessment and treatment with comorbid ASD, ID, or prematurity

ADHD in children and youth: Part 3?Assessment and treatment with comorbid ASD, ID, or prematurity Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic neurodevelopmental disorder. Three position statements have been developed by the Canadian Paediatric Society, following systematic literature reviews. Statement objectives are to: 1) Summarize the current clinical evidence regarding ADHD, 2) Establish a standard for ADHD care, and 3) Assist Canadian clinicians in making well-informed (...) , evidence-based decisions to enhance care of children and youth with this condition. Specific topics reviewed in Part 3, which focuses on associated autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, and prematurity, include the challenges of diagnostic assessment, common presentations, the role of genetics, and treatment, including the benefits of physical activity. Recommendations are based on current guidelines, evidence from the literature, and expert consensus. Keywords: Autism; ADHD; Intellectual

2018 Canadian Paediatric Society

38. ADHD in children and youth: Part 2?Treatment

ADHD in children and youth: Part 2?Treatment Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic neurodevelopmental disorder. Three position statements have been developed by the Canadian Paediatric Society, following systematic literature reviews. Statement objectives are to: 1) Summarize the current clinical evidence regarding ADHD, 2) Establish a standard for ADHD care, and 3) Assist Canadian clinicians in making well-informed, evidence-based decisions to enhance care of children (...) the literature, and expert consensus. Keywords: ADHD; Adverse effects; Combined interventions; Medication management

2018 Canadian Paediatric Society

39. ADHD in children and youth: Part 1?Etiology, diagnosis, and comorbidity

ADHD in children and youth: Part 1?Etiology, diagnosis, and comorbidity Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic neurodevelopmental disorder. Three position statements have been developed by the Canadian Paediatric Society, following systematic literature reviews. Statement objectives are to: 1) Summarize the current clinical evidence regarding ADHD, 2) Establish a standard for ADHD care, and 3) Assist Canadian clinicians in making well-informed, evidence-based decisions (...) Guidelines Network, and the Eunethydis European ADHD Guidelines Group, were reviewed. Because ADHD is a heterogeneous disorder, comprehensive medical assessment for ADHD should always include a complete history, a physical examination, and a thorough consideration of differential diagnosis and related comorbidities. Specific recommendations for information gathering, testing, and referral are offered. Keywords: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder; Comorbidity; Diagnosis; Etiology

2018 Canadian Paediatric Society

40. Nutritional or dietary interventions for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder or ADHD

disorder or ADHD Share: Reading time approx. 6 minutes There are theories that different types of nutritional or dietary interventions, where specific food items are excluded from the diet or where nutritional supplements are added, may affect the symptoms of persons with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or autism spectrum disorder. This applies, for example, to gluten-free and casein-free diet, ketogenic diet (a strict option of a low carbohydrate diet) or diet where sugar or various (...) ): AHRQ (US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality); 2018. Catala-Lopez F, Hutton B, Nunez-Beltran A, Page MJ, Ridao M, Macias Saint-Gerons D, et al. The pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents: A systematic review with network meta-analyses of randomised trials. PLoS One 2017;12:e0180355. Sonuga-Barke EJ, Brandeis D, Cortese S, Daley D, Ferrin M, Holtmann M, et al. Nonpharmacological interventions for ADHD

2018 Swedish Council on Technology Assessement