Emerging medications for ADHD are slowly coming to the market for physicians to use. They tend to be more long‑acting and cover 12 to 16 hours. Many times today with kids homework/sports a longer formulations is needed. The agents below modulate norepinephrine amongst other hormones. An agent that has been used for some time is Straterra which works similarly.
Women appeared to have a greater lifetime risk for obsessive-compulsive disorder than men, according to results of a meta-analysis published in Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. Traditionally OCD has been considered to be an illness in 3 to 5 percent of the population. For many years we have believed as psychiatrists that there is no gender differential between ment and women.
Children with sensory processing disorder (SPD) may feel things intensely — or not at all. They may be hypersensitive to noise, fluorescent lighting, cafeteria smells, and new movement. Or they may feel their senses are muted and physically seek out stimulation — playing rough, bouncing boundlessly, or touching everything and everyone all the time.
There has been concerns in the medical community and lay community at large that Covid 19 on College Campuses is growing exponentially. It is a hazard to the adults especially the elderly. There is a concern that young adults have not quite grasped the significant and serious hazards of the condition. Child psychiatrists and adult psychiatrists alike feel that college is a transitional age with young people at varying maturity.
In order to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, we have made several life-impacting changes. Most Americans are staying at home aside from going out for essentials and emergencies. Schools have closed and shifted to online versions. Many employees are working from home. People are encouraged to maintain six feet between each other for social distancing.