Monthly Archives: December 2014

Teens with ADHD and conduct disorder are more prone for substance abuse

Teens diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and conduct disorder are more likely to use alcohol and tobacco. Conduct disorder is a behavioral and emotional disorder marked by aggressive, destructive, or deceitful behavior. Experts say the ability to identify youth … Continue reading

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Increase the Accuracy of ADHD Diagnosis through 3D Brain Scans

3D brain scans, a new technique can help physicians diagnose ADHD by taking a close-up picture of the brain. The research found that 3D SPECT (single-photon emission computed tomography) imaging made it easier to achieve a definite ADHD diagnosis as … Continue reading

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