ADHD

Disorders that Sometimes Accompany ADHD

Disorders that Sometimes Accompany ADHD Learning Disabilities. Many children with ADHD—approximately 20 to 30 percent—also have a specific learning disability (LD).10 In preschool years, these disabilities include difficulty in understanding certain sounds or words and/or difficulty in expressing oneself in words. In school age children, reading or spelling disabilities, writing disorders, and arithmetic disorders may …

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Millions Have Misused ADHD Drugs

Millions Have Misused ADHD Drugs A study released this week estimates that more than 7 million Americans have misused Adderall, Ritalin and other stimulant medications used to treat ADHD, and that 75,000 showed signs of addiction to stimulant medications. This recent study, published in the online journal “Drug and Alcohol Dependence,” culled data from a …

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