ADHD

Essential Reads: Modafinil and Armodafinil During Pregnancy Associated with Increased Risk of Malformations

Modafinil (brand name Provigil) and armodafinil (Nuvigil) are wake-promoting agents used to treat sleepiness due to narcolepsy, shift work sleep disorder, or obstructive sleep apnea. They are also used in other settings, often in [...]

Food for Thought: Are Women with ADHD at Increased Risk for Hormonally Mediated Mood Disorders?

While for some adults, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is relatively mild and, with effective treatment, does not have a significant impact on overall functioning or quality of life.  However, it is noteworthy that the majority of [...]

Essential Reads: More Data on ADHD Medications and Pregnancy

Women with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often discontinue psychostimulant  medications during pregnancy, especially if they have milder symptoms.  While this approach makes sense in terms of limiting unnecessary exposures in women with what appears to [...]

Next MGH Online Course on Women’s Mental Health Starts November: Register Today

We completed our first MGH Women’s Mental Health online CME program in the Fall of 2019, and we are so excited to offer our next round of the course beginning in November 2020. Thank you [...]

Next MGH Online Course on Women’s Mental Health Starts Next Week: Register Today

We completed our first MGH Women’s Mental Health online CME program in the Fall of 2019, and we are excited to offer the next round of the course in the series.  Thank you for those [...]

Go to Top