Research using advanced imaging techniques shows there is a difference in the size of certain parts of the brain in children with ADHD compared to children who do not have ADHD. The areas showing change include the prefrontal cortex, the caudate nucleus and globus pallidus, and the cerebellum.
Abnormal activity of certain brain chemicals in the prefrontal cortex may contribute to ADHD. The chemicals dopamine and norepinephrine are of special interest. Dopamine...Read more
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Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
Several types of medication are used to treat ADHD.Psychostimulants: Methylphenidate (Ritalin) and Similar DrugsPsychostimulants are the primary... Read more »