The prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnoses in the United States increased significantly from 1997 to 2016, reports a new study.


Teens who spend lots of time surfing the web, playing games and chatting with friends on smartphones and tablets may be more likely to develop ADHD symptoms than youth who don't, a U.S. study suggests.

Children and adolescents with behavior disorders who were treated with antipsychotic drugs for 12 weeks experienced clinically significant gains in body fat and decreases in insulin sensitivity, according to a study in JAMA Psychiatry.

Julie Carbray

Psych Congress Steering Committee member Julie Carbray, PhD, FPMHNP, PMHCNS, discusses how to tell the difference between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and past trauma. 

Evidence is lacking for alternative treatments for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new review suggests.

A pregnancy drug banned decades ago may have side effects that linger for generations.