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Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Increased in Youth Taking Antipsychotics, Study Finds

According to a study in Journal of American Medical Association Psychiatry, the risk of acquiring type 2 diabetes increases when youth take antipsychotics. For the whole article, click here.    

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COMPARING PHARMACOLOGIC, BEHAVIORAL, AND PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTIONS FOR ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER IN CHILDREN

In October 2011, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) published a comparative effectiveness review on pharmacologic, psychosocial, and behavioral interventions for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in preschool and primary school children. In this online continuing education activity, … Continue reading

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ADHD Medication Shortages

A request from Ruth Hughes, PhD, CHADD CEO and Robert Tudisco, JD, CHADD Public Policy Committee As you know, CHADD is very concerned about the current shortage of medications to treat ADHD. No one seems to have a good handle … Continue reading

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