questioned the main advertised benefit of the toys.
She is survived by her loving husband of 23 years, Fred Biederman
; and the pride of her life, son Steven and daughter Marissa.
, noting that the magnitude of increased risk was greatest for major depression.
reported in a poster at the joint annual meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
The exhibit comes courtesy of Danny Biederman
, a screenwriter, author and certifiable spy nut who's been collecting Hollywood spy props since he was a kid in the 1960s.
In contrast, boys with no diagnosis of ADHD had a 6% risk of being diagnosed with ADHD as young men, based on the prospective follow-up of the control arm of the study, Joseph Biederman
, M.D., reported in a poster presented at the 24th Congress of the Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologicum.
Part of the story was based on internal e-malls from company CEO Todd Porter, which were obtained by Biederman
. Company lawyers say the e-mails were illegally obtained from the software maker.
Experiments in our laboratory have been directed toward developing a method for evaluating the contribution of stimulus elements and modeling parameters in an observational learning context (Biederman
, Robertson, & Vanayan, 1986; Biederman
& Vanayan, 1988).
, M.D., from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and colleagues used the number needed to treat (NNT) statistic to quantify the protective effects of stimulant treatment on important functional outcomes in ADHD.
"Our study documents that early treatment with stimulant medication has very strong protective effects against the development of serious, ADHD-associated functional complications like mood and anxiety disorders, conduct and oppositional defiant disorder, addictions, driving impairments and academic failure," said Joseph Biederman
, chief of the Pediatric Psychopharmacology and Adult ADHD Program at MGH and MassGeneral Hospital for Children
. He's chief of clinical and research programs in pediatric psychopharmacology and adult ADHD at Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston.