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ADHD in the News - February 6, 2014

A weekly news digest** from the National Resource Center on ADHD: A Program of CHADD

  1. Micronutrient Supplement May Ease Adult ADHD, Boost Mood (Medscape, January 30, 2014)

    "A nutritional supplement packed with vitamins and minerals helped reduce symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults and improved mood in a subset with moderate depression, new research shows..." Full Story

  2. Course and Treatment Outcomes of ADHD (Psychiatric Times, February 3, 2014)

    "Recent studies provide clinically relevant information related to the course and treatment outcomes of ADHD in children and adolescents..." Full Story

  3. Bringing the ADHD Debate Into Sharper Focus: Part 2 -- A Matter of Public Health (Huffington Post, February 4, 2014)

    "Missing a child's ADHD diagnosis can have a cascading impact that ranges from limited success for an individual to severe consequences for society..." Full Story

  4. Fight worries over food additives with a healthy diet (Chicago Tribune, February 5, 2014)

    "Q: Do synthetic dyes, flavors and preservatives make the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) worse?.." Full Story

  5. Liking the Child You Love - Rebuilding Self-Esteem in Kids with Focusing Problems (Psychology Today, February 1, 2014)

    "As frustrating as life is for the distractible child, it can be even more challenging for their parents and teachers. Distractible kids pick up on the frustrations of those people around them whom they impact. This can be a negative influence on their self-esteem..." Full Story

  6. Howie Mandel on mental health (CNN, February 3, 2014)

    "Comedian Howie Mandel opens up about living with his OCD and ADHD, and addresses the stigma behind mental health..." Video


**Disclaimer: Neither CHADD, the National Resource Center on ADHD, nor the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorses, supports, represents or guarantees the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any included articles nor endorses any opinions expressed in any articles included in ADHD in the News. CHADD and the National Resource Center on ADHD merely provide access to such content as a service to you.

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