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Dasotraline improves ADHD outcomes in the classroom

Dasotraline improves ADHD outcomes in the classroom
April 28, 2017

Recent findings indicated dasotraline, a dopamine and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, significantly improved ADHD outcomes in the classroom among children aged 6 to 12 years.

“ADHD symptoms can have a significant impact on all aspects of a child’s life, inside and outside of the classroom,” Ann Childress, MD, president of the Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Las Vegas, said in a press release. “Treatment options that provide sustained improvement in ADHD symptoms throughout the day can have a profound effect on the lives of children living with ADHD and their parents or caregivers.”

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April 26, 2017
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Childhood hardships increase risk for suicide

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Black teens with mental illnesses at increased risk for HIV, STIs

April 6, 2017
For black teenagers, who account for 63% of new adolescent HIV cases in the United States, education on proper coping mechanisms targeting

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Transgender students exhibit higher-risk drinking patterns

April 4, 2017
Recent findings indicated transgender college students may engage in more problematic drinking patterns and experience more negative alcohol-related…

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Neuroimaging may indicate risk for worsening mood, psychosis in adolescence

April 4, 2017
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Five important autism articles for psychiatrists

April 4, 2017
A 2014 MMWR report indicated 1 in 68 children in the United States is affected by autism spectrum disorder. Although this rate remains unchanged…

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Extended stimulant use does not reduce ADHD, stunts growth

March 28, 2017
Longitudinal analysis indicated associations between extended use of stimulant medications and shorter adult height but not symptom reduction…

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Bystander intervention program reduced sexual violence among high-school students

March 28, 2017
Sexual violence and other forms of interpersonal violence perpetration were drastically reduced among Kentucky high schools following the

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Adolescents with PTSD, conduct disorder misidentify anger, sadness

March 27, 2017
Among adolescents, PTSD was associated with falsely identifying angry faces as fearful and conduct disorder was associated with greater difficulty…

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Workforce shortages culminate in 6-month ‘wait time’ for developmental pediatricians

March 24, 2017
The current shortage of pediatric subspecialists has resulted in a national ‘wait time’ of 6 months for children to be seen by

AEVI-001 fails to meet efficacy endpoint for ADHD

March 23, 2017
AEVI-001, an oral non-stimulant, did not meet its primary efficacy endpoint for ADHD, but did exhibit an encouraging trend in improvement at its…

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Deprivation prior to adoption negatively affects later mental health

March 21, 2017
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