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ADHD in the United States Army

By J. Russell Ramsay, Ph.D., Associate Professor in Research Updates For a long time, at least for this writer, knowledge about the relationship of ADHD and the military was based on a lot of hearsay, rumor, and second- and third-hand accounts. However, a recent peer-reviewed article provides data on estimated prevalence rates of ADHD in the…

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Are You a Night Owl? About ADHD and Late Sleep

By Sandra Kooij, MD PhD ADHD is related to several sleep problems, but the most frequent seems the delayed sleep phase syndrome, a disturbance of the circadian rhythm. Research of children and adults with ADHD (when compared to controls) shows that the majority of these individuals has a late sleep onset that is associated with…

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ADHD symptoms in eating disorders

Symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) among adult eating disorder patients Svedlund NE1,2, Norring C3,4, Ginsberg Y3,5, von Hausswolff-Juhlin Y3,4. BMC Psychiatry. 2017 Jan 17;17(1):19. doi: 10.1186/s12888-016-1093-1. By Y. Ginsberg Abstract: Very little is known about the prevalence of ADHD symptoms in Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder and even less in other eating…

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