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How to tell if it’s bipolar disorder or ADHD

Bipolar disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are very different conditions, but they share some similar symptoms, such as hyperactive and impulsive behavior. A careful diagnosis is especially important because the…

How are bipolar disorder and ADHD different?

Bipolar disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are two distinct health conditions. They share some similar symptoms but have several key differences. ADHD is more common than bipolar disorder. As the two conditions can…

ADHD: First genetic risk locations uncovered

New research, which features in the journal Nature Genetics, identifies 12 DNA segments that may raise the risk of developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A DNA analysis reveals the genetic segments that heighten ADHD risk.…

What to know about ADHD

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder occurs when a person experiences difficulties with maintaining attention or controlling physical energy and movement.In the United States, approximately 8.4 percent of children have…

Adult ADHD: What you need to know

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a medical condition that makes it difficult to pay attention, remain organized, and listen. Living with the condition can affect relationships, educational pursuits, and careers.ADHD is…

ADHD and sleeplessness: A critical link?

Researchers suggest that there may be a stronger link between ADHD and sleep problems than hitherto believed, and that the two may not be completely separate issues after all. How important is the link between sleeplessness and ADHD?…

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