ADHD symptoms may influence bipolar disorder course By Mark Cowen, Senior medwireNews Reporter Comorbid attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder is common in patients with bipolar disorder , and is connected with more mixed states, more severe psychopathology, and even more impaired family functioning, Italian researchers survey. Giulio Perugi and group also found increased levels of substance abuse in BD sufferers with ADHD. The great burden concerning the association of ADHD and BD shows the need for not only screening, but also further assessing ADHD in patients with BD, they comment in the Journal of Affective Disorders.3 percent men), aged 18-65 years, with BD I or II who were evaluated over a 12-month period.The winning movies will be awarded money prizes of up to $10,000 and you will be screened through the ALFA Annual Meeting & Expo, April 5-7, 2011 in Orlando, Florida. Until February 1 Submissions will be accepted, 2011. For more ALFA and information points of contact, please visit.. 12 percent of children at risk of undetected/unreported adverse drug reactions More than 1 in 10 children are at risk of undetected/unreported adverse medication reactions according to brand-new analysis launched at the British Pharmaceutical Conference.