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BACKGROUND Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is among the most common psychiatric disorders of childhood that persists into adulthood in the majority of cases. The evidence on persistence poses several difficulties for adult psychiatry considering the lack of expertise for diagnostic assessment, limited treatment options and patient facilities(More)
The shared genetic basis of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and substance use disorders (SUDs) was explored by investigating the association of candidate risk factors in neurotransmitter genes with both disorders. One hundred seven methadone maintenance treatment patients, 36 having an ADHD diagnosis, 176 adult patients with ADHD without(More)
The novel 5-lipoxygenase (5-LO) inhibitor, ABT-761, was investigated for its effect on exercise-induced bronchoconstriction in asthmatic subjects. The relationship between 5-LO inhibition and effects on the response of the airways to exercise was examined. In a double-blind, randomized, crossover clinical trial, 10 patients with mild to moderate persistent(More)
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is an increasingly recognized comorbid condition in subjects with substance use disorders (SUDs). This paper describes the methods and study population of the International ADHD in Substance Use Disorders Prevalence (IASP) study. Objectives of the IASP are to determine the prevalence of ADHD in adult treatment(More)
The olfactory neuroblastoma or esthesioneuroblastoma is a rare neuroectodermal tumor originating from the olfactory neuroepithelium, which can metastasis via cerebrospinal fluid pathways. In the present case of an extensive nasal malignancy with cervical lymph node metastases in a 75-year old woman, its difficult histology alternatively led to a diagnosis(More)
BACKGROUND Adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often present with a lifelong pattern of core symptoms that is associated with impairments of functioning in daily life. This has a substantial personal and economic impact. In clinical practice there is a high need for additional or alternative interventions for existing treatments,(More)
BACKGROUND The externalising disorders conduct disorder (CD) and ADHD occur frequently in patients suffering from substance use disorders. These disorders play an important role in the onset and development of addiction. AIM To examine the influence of CD and ADHD on the current problems and the psychiatric comorbidity of patients with a chronic(More)
BACKGROUND ADHD is an important risk factor for the development of substance use disorders (SUD). AIM To provide an overview of recent Dutch research into the prevalence of ADHD in SUD populations and the neurobiological substrate of the reduced effect of pharmacological treatment of this patient group. METHOD We describe three studies: a meta-analysis(More)
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