Adults With ADHD

In a study supported by Public Health Services research grants, childhood ADHD (Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder) may carry over into adulthood in 29% of cases, with a higher risk of other psychiatric disorders. The study included over 5,500 individuals from the same birth group that were followed to an average age of 27 to 29 years, [...]

Mental Health Disorders Share Common Genetics

Autism, Schizophrenia, ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), Bipolar Disorder and MDD (Major Depressive Disorder) – are often referred to as unconnected, individual problems. However, recent findings suggest they are related. In the largest genetic study of mental illness to date, Dr. Jordan Smoller, a professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School [...]