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UCD Babylab Team are currently running a study exploring group differences between children with ADHD within the family and those without.The aim of this study is to help identify if there may be any early indicators for ADHD for future research. Research such as this is in its infancy - excuse the pun!!
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects children and often persists into adulthood. Research suggests that there is a link between dopamine levels and the development of this condition.
During ADHD Awareness Month, ADDitude readers shared their (sometimes uncomfortable) truths about attention deficit disorder that they most wish the neurotypical world would understand and respect. Nearly 450 readers responded; here are some of the most poignant from adults with ADHD.
1. My ADHD is a Superpower, and It’s Bigger Than Any Box You Force Me Into
(Reuters Health) - ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) may be more common in elite athletes, a new research review suggests.
In fact, ADHD likely plays a role in some athletes’ career choices and achievements, and proper management of the condition is important for safety and performance, the review authors note in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.