"Athletes with ADHD
should be monitored with this [slower response] in mind, as they may be more susceptible to prolonged recovery, and in general it's important to be aware of and address pre-existing health conditions in anyone at risk for concussion," Moore said in a meeting news release.
: Understanding the evidence and building theoretical frameworks.
There are no biological markers or physical tests for ADHD
and the teachers' reports can form much of the basis for the diagnoses, Whitely noted.
The relationship between ADHD
and the considered risk factors was evaluated using multiple logistic regression.
It is important for patients not to delay treatment for ADD or ADHD
as more severe symptoms can lead to impulsive behavior, mood swings, restlessness, and even depression.
Further complicating an ADHD
diagnosis in older adults are conditions such as MCI, which is characterized by noticeable changes in thinking skills and memory.
Dr Hayley van Zwanenberg, a child and adolescent psychiatrist from the Priory Group (priorygroup.com), said: "The exact cause of ADHD
isn't known but it has a large hereditary component."
"Increasing evidence supports an association between ADHD
and various health-risk behaviors, such as risky driving, substance abuse, and risky sexual behaviors.
Estimates of the number of people with ADHD
vary, but the NIH says (https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/All-Disorders/Attention-Deficit-Hyperactivity-Disorder-Information-Page) between 3 percent and 5 percent of kids have the disorder.
Kooij and her colleagues showed that ADHD
, depression, anxiety, and circadian rhythm sleep problems are fellow travelers.
There is a limited number of studies investigating the relationship between ADHD
and nicotine in our country.
One is that ADHD
and addiction are independent disorders.