Navigation Links
Making ADHD teens better drivers
Date:1/24/2011

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A University at Buffalo researcher's work with a state-of-the-art driving simulator is making better drivers among those considered to be the most risky motorists on the road: teens with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder).

Gregory A. Fabiano, UB associate professor of counseling, school and educational psychology, has already established a therapeutic program that not only helps these teens become better drivers but also builds better relationship with their parents.

Now, thanks to a $2.8 million grant from the National Institute of Health's National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Fabiano will extend his already successful program to other teens and their families, therapy that includes dramatic demonstrations of the unforgiving and often dramatic dangers of texting while driving.

Click here to see a video interview with Fabiano. (http://www.youtube.com/ubcommunications#p/u/11/isAvhkCPOu4).

"We had worked with children with ADHD for a long time at the university," says Fabiano, a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the nation's highest honor for professionals at the early stages of their independent scientific research careers. "And as those kids grew up, we heard concerns from parents about the transition to independent driving.

"So we did some research and found out results not surprising to anybody. Teen drivers are the worst on the road. And some recent research has shown that compared to that worst group of drivers, teen drivers with ADHD were significantly more at risk for everything."

Fabiano's grant-funded project -- a joint effort between a Graduate School of Education research team and UB's New York State Center for Engineering Design and Industrial Innovation -- also has found stark results when it comes to teens texting while driving: Texting while driving
'/>"/>

Contact: Charles Anzalone
anzalon@buffalo.edu
716-645-4600
University at Buffalo
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Pain Patches Making Gains in U.S.
2. Health-care systems not using best evidence in decision-making
3. New method for making large quantities of deuterium-depleted drinking water
4. ICU communication study reveals complexities of family decision-making
5. Study Confirms It: Booze Impairs Decision-Making
6. Neurons cast votes to guide decision-making
7. Is your job making you fat?
8. Mayo Clinic review of ethical decision making with end-of-life care
9. Experts urge making cigarettes non-addictive a research priority
10. US hospitals making only modest gains in adoption of electronic health records
11. Clinical trials abroad: Making non-English language consent forms readable
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/26/2014)... Youngsters who enter puberty early are at increased risk ... was linked with a number of factors associated with ... according to the researchers. Early puberty was also linked ... peers, and having friends who were prone to getting ... found an association between early puberty and these factors, ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teens prescribed ... to abuse those drugs than other teens, a ... need to conduct substance abuse assessments on teenagers ... said. "Prescribers and parents don,t realize the ... professor at the University of Michigan School of ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to peanut protein ... allergy in infants with the skin condition eczema, a ... children in the United States are allergic to peanuts. ... food allergies, particularly peanut allergy, the researchers noted. ... to 15 months. The researchers examined the amount of ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter ... as Prilosec and Nexium may disrupt the makeup of bacteria ... and other problems, a small new study suggests. ... likely users will become ill, and study authors aren,t recommending ... However, these antacids "should be used at the lowest dose ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... Recently, Fecbek.com ( http://www.fecbek.com ), a leading ... and introduced the history of the Black Friday to its ... after Thanksgiving? It is the Black Friday! It is a ... 11th in China. However, not everyone knows the history of ... about this special day. , The fourth Friday in November ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens 2Health News:Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse 2Health News:Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study 2Health News:Could Popular Heartburn Drugs Upset Your 'Good' Gut Bugs? 2Health News:Could Popular Heartburn Drugs Upset Your 'Good' Gut Bugs? 3
... North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill have revealed that inhaling ... by cystic fibrosis (CF). Hypertonic saline// is a water-based ... ,The researchers arrived at this conclusion after testing 24 patients ... inhaling the salt solution improved the health of the lungs ...
... Pharmaceutical companies have been called upon to stop marketing ... Organization (WHO), as the parasite which causes malaria may ... Kochi, director of the WHO's malaria department, said that ... effective anti-malarials, on its own would result in the ...
... experts have warned that the new wristwatch invented by South ... can turnout to be a health hazard. They have warned ... HIV/AIDS.// There are some who have also expressed doubts if ... ,'In my mind it's a potential public health ...
... 1.107 million fowl have been killed in Turkey with the ... in the country. This has been revealed by the Turkish ... detected in as many as 13 provinces in the country, ... the bird flu has been detected are Van, Aydin, Bursa, ...
... by having their ovaries and uterus removed, if they have ... is because these women face higher chances of contracting ovarian ... as high as 40% to 60%, while it is between ... ,Women who do not have the Lynch syndrome ...
... of African Subcommittee, House Committee on International Relations has ... AIDS testing and counseling as done in Uganda. //Uganda ... effective in early diagnosis of HIV and also helps ... person due to ignorance about the disease. ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:11/26/2014)... and LONDON , Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... AZN ) today announced that AMAGINE-2 TM , ... brodalumab in more than 1,800 patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis, ... (ustekinumab) and placebo at week 12. Brodalumab 210 mg ... were each shown to be superior to Stelara on the ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 2014 / -- China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. (NYSE: NPD ... chain in China based on ... appointment of Ms. Rebecca Yingnan Zhang as ... Ms.Zhang has over 20 years of experience in ... Prior to Ms. Zhang,s appointment as the Company,s Chief ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... SEATTLE , Nov. 24, 2014 ... granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to the company,s JCAR015 ... for the treatment of relapsed or refractory B-cell ... collaboration partner, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where ... "The FDA,s action is important news ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Amgen And AstraZeneca Announce Positive Results From Third And Final Pivotal Phase 3 Study Of Brodalumab In Patients With Moderate-To-Severe Plaque Psoriasis 2Amgen And AstraZeneca Announce Positive Results From Third And Final Pivotal Phase 3 Study Of Brodalumab In Patients With Moderate-To-Severe Plaque Psoriasis 3Amgen And AstraZeneca Announce Positive Results From Third And Final Pivotal Phase 3 Study Of Brodalumab In Patients With Moderate-To-Severe Plaque Psoriasis 4Amgen And AstraZeneca Announce Positive Results From Third And Final Pivotal Phase 3 Study Of Brodalumab In Patients With Moderate-To-Severe Plaque Psoriasis 5Amgen And AstraZeneca Announce Positive Results From Third And Final Pivotal Phase 3 Study Of Brodalumab In Patients With Moderate-To-Severe Plaque Psoriasis 6Amgen And AstraZeneca Announce Positive Results From Third And Final Pivotal Phase 3 Study Of Brodalumab In Patients With Moderate-To-Severe Plaque Psoriasis 7Amgen And AstraZeneca Announce Positive Results From Third And Final Pivotal Phase 3 Study Of Brodalumab In Patients With Moderate-To-Severe Plaque Psoriasis 8Amgen And AstraZeneca Announce Positive Results From Third And Final Pivotal Phase 3 Study Of Brodalumab In Patients With Moderate-To-Severe Plaque Psoriasis 9Amgen And AstraZeneca Announce Positive Results From Third And Final Pivotal Phase 3 Study Of Brodalumab In Patients With Moderate-To-Severe Plaque Psoriasis 10China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Appoints Ms. Rebecca Yingnan Zhang as Chief Operating Officer 2China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Appoints Ms. Rebecca Yingnan Zhang as Chief Operating Officer 3Juno T Cell Therapy For Leukemia Granted FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation 2Juno T Cell Therapy For Leukemia Granted FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation 3
... Cardiac Science Corporation , a global leader in automated ... monitoring devices that connect to electronic medical record ... it has completed certification with Allscripts Professional ... connectivity solution for its resting ECG, stress, and Holter ...
... and Drug Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg today conducted an unusual ... a forum hosted by the National Organization for Rare Disorders ... Hamburg could share with the patient advocates her vision for ... concerns. "I come today to ask for your ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cardiac Science Extends Device Connectivity to Allscripts Professional™ Electronic Health Record 2Cardiac Science Extends Device Connectivity to Allscripts Professional™ Electronic Health Record 3Cardiac Science Extends Device Connectivity to Allscripts Professional™ Electronic Health Record 4Cardiac Science Extends Device Connectivity to Allscripts Professional™ Electronic Health Record 5NORD Hosts Forum for FDA Commissioner and Patient Leaders 2
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: