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Comments on abstract: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), substance use disorders, and criminality: a difficult problem with complex solutions.

By Dora Wynchank I think this is an important paper because it highlights, once again, the dangers of not recognising and treating adult ADHD. As we know from our colleagues in Sweden, up to 40% of imprisoned men have ADHD (1). Adult ADHD has major public health significance, beyond associated criminality, due to its high…

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ADHD subjects fail to suppress eye blinks and microsaccades while anticipating visual stimuli but recover with medication

Moshe Fried, Eteri Tsitsiashvil Yoram S.Bonneh, Anna Sterkin, Tamara Wygnanski-Jaffe, Tamir Epstein, Uri Polat Published in Vision Res 2014 aug 101:62-72 By Baruch Styr The aim of the article is to explored the oculomotor markers of Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) that are involuntary and quantitative and that could be used to reveal the core-affected…

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Comorbidity between ADHD and bipolar Disorder

The aims of the review Comorbidity between ADHD and Bipolar Disorder (BD) is associated with greater severity of BD. The current study aims at investigating in a specialized mood disorders clinic, the percentage of comorbid ADHD-BD subjects and assessing the impact of ADHD on the severity of BD. ADHD has been reported to be frequently…

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