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Cognitive effects of methylphenidate on healthy volunteers

Methylphenidate (MPH), a stimulant drug with dopamine and noradrenaline reuptake inhibition properties, is mainly prescribed in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is increasingly used by the general population, intending to enhance their cognitive function. In this literature review, we aim to answer whether this is effective. We present a novel way to determine the extent to…

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ADHD medications also prescribed in Autism

Five-Fold Increase in National Prevalence Rates of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Medications for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, and other Psychiatric Disorders: A Danish Register-Based Study. The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence and time trends in prescriptions of methylphenidate, dexamphetamine, and atomoxetine in children and adolescents, within three diagnostic…

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10 years European Network Adult ADHD!

The European Network Adult ADHD celebrates its 10 year jubilee in 2013, and for this reason the website has completely been renewed and updated.The aim is to serve professionals worldwide interested in adult ADHD, with online information about assessment, treatment, conferences, and recent scientific updates. New is the online education using short video’s with experts…

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