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Study: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) + Medication outperforms CBT alone to treat ADHD symptoms among adults. At the same time…

adult_adhdAlthough medication is the primary treatment for adults with ADHD, and has good empirical support, many adults would rather not take it. For these adults with ADHD, it would be helpful to know whether medication is likely to provide significant benefits above and beyond those they would gain from well-conducted therapy, or whether they are likely to derive roughly equivalent benefits from therapy alone. Read the rest of this entry »

Discouraging new findings about pediatric care for children with ADHD: Often, best-practice guidelines are not followed

Most children with ADHD receive their care from community-based pediatricians. Given the large number of school-age children who require evaluation and treatment services for ADHD, and the adverse impact that poor quality care can have on children’s development, it is important for children to routinely receive care in the community that is consistent with best-practice guidelines. Read the rest of this entry »

Large multi-center study to test videogame-like digital therapy as (potentially) FDA-cleared ADHD treatment

evo_akiliAkili Labs recruits for ADHD trial with ambitions of FDA clearance for digital medicine (MedCity News)

“Akili Labs has kicked off open enrollment for a clinical trial of its Project EVO video game platform in a quest to secure for 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its lead indication Read the rest of this entry »

Upcoming online course on ADHD treatments to include com­ple­men­tary 1-year treat­ment mon­i­tor­ing system

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Great news: SharpBrains’ upcoming course How to Navigate Conventional and Complementary ADHD Treatments for Healthy Brain Development will include a complementary treatment monitoring system for 1-year to course participants. Based on Dr. Rabiner’s guidance, a software vendor has developed an online system that Read the rest of this entry »

150+ registrants, in 12 countries, ready for upcoming course on how to navigate ADHD treatments

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Every blue dot above represents a person registered to participate in the upcoming course  How to Nav­i­gate Con­ven­tional and Com­ple­men­tary ADHD Treat­ments for Healthy Brain Devel­op­ment. (May 2015). You can learn more and register now (10%-off discount code: sharp2015)

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