This article on Psych Central was last reviewed on June 12, 2015 and discusses a recent study that could offer hope to women in menopause who experience executive function based cognitive issues, not attributed to any other condition, could benefit from medication used to treat ADHD to improve their ability to act effectively with regards to executive function. The symptoms seen are very similar to those experienced by people with ADHD.
- Study shows first signs that ADHD drug may improve cognitive difficulties in menopausal women (eurekalert.org)
- Study shows first signs that ADHD drug may improve cognitive difficulties in menopausal women (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Executive Function Primer (Part 1) (brokenbrilliant.wordpress.com)
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