A new study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and
Duke University Medical Center found that medications for treatment of ADHD, methylphenidate and amphetamine, are not causing genetic damage. Other studies have differing findings. The study was published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP). Read more →
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, ADHD, and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) are common mental disorders that develop in children. If you want basic information on ADD and ADHD, go to aboutadd.org for more detail. Children with ADHD have difficulty functioning as expected in school at home or with their peers. Treatments for this disorder can make a difference and a lot of studies are ongoing to better understand this disorder.
Below are a list of many clinical trial studies on this disorder currently underway.
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