Tag: "impulsiveness" at medical news
One-drug therapy approach to treating bipolar disorder
...periods of hypomania, or high levels of energy and impulsiveness
alternating with episodes of major depression), in which researchers specifically studied the drug's impact on the depressive phase of the illness. Typically, antipsychotic medications are not used as specific treatments for bipolar depression. "Tho...
Latest research on possible causes of violent behavior explored in C&EN article
...C&EN . Despite all of the negative side effects of impulsiveness
or aggressiveness, however, sometimes this kind of behavior is useful. It may be that impulsive, daring soldier who helps to take a hill during battle. Many explorers and settlers have had to be impulsive to take the chances needed to succeed, says H...
Children achieve sustained ADHD symptom improvement with long-term, once-daily use of Adderall XR
...order is characterized by symptoms of inattention, impulsiveness
and hyperactive behavior. "ADHD is an all-day disorder that requires treatment to manage symptoms at home, in school, and in socials settings. Our study shows that long-term treatment with a once-daily mixed salts amphetamine product remains effectiv...
Cognitive neuroscience takes on alcohol
...e able to do this as well as others. Accordingly, impulsiveness
can lead to a host of problems in school, work, and with peer relations. My work discovered that low to moderate doses of alcohol impair the ability to stop actions much in the same way that individuals with ADHD have difficulty stopping inappropria...
Study: passengers with young drivers boost accidents, graduated licensing might cut toll
...ol to crashes pales in comparison to inexperience, impulsiveness
and poor judgment by drivers and distractions by passengers," Foss wrote....
Impulsive Children More Prone To Injuries
...erestimatetheir physical abilities and those whose impulsiveness
and desire for novelsituations leaves them at higher risk of injury. The data collected at age 6 was supported by a Spelman Rockefeller seed grantfrom the University of Iowa Obermann Center for Advanced Studies. The datacollected at 33 and 46 months...