Attention Deficit Disorder

Common Name(s)

Attention Deficit Disorder

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National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI, NAMI State Organizations and hundreds of local NAMI Affiliates advocate for access to services, treatment, supports and research and are committed to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need.

Last Updated: 6 Apr 2015

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Following organizations serve the condition "Attention Deficit Disorder" for support, advocacy or research.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI, NAMI State Organizations and hundreds of local NAMI Affiliates advocate for access to services, treatment, supports and research and are committed to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need.

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Last Updated: 6 Apr 2015

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

An online resource center for individuals and families on ADHD symptoms, causes, treatment and recovery supports for all ages.

Updated 29 Jan 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Attention Deficit Disorder" returned 1469 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Use of acetaminophen (paracetamol) during pregnancy and the risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in the offspring.
 

Author(s): Chittaranjan Andrade

Journal: J Clin Psychiatry. 2016 Mar;77(3):e312-4.

 

Prenatal exposure to acetaminophen may result in compromised neurodevelopment through inflammatory and immunologic mechanisms, through predisposition to oxidative stress, and through endocrine, endogenous cannabinoid, and other mechanisms. Several small and large prospective studies ...

Last Updated: 6 Apr 2016

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No Tryptophan, Tyrosine and Phenylalanine Abnormalities in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
 

Author(s): Catharina Elisabeth Bergwerff, Marjolein Luman, Henk J Blom, Jaap Oosterlaan

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The aim of the current study was to explore the role of aromatic amino acids (AAAs) in blood in relation to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Given their impact on the synthesis of serotonin and dopamine, decreased concentrations of the AAAs tryptophan, tyrosine and ...

Last Updated: 4 Mar 2016

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Desynchronization of Theta-Phase Gamma-Amplitude Coupling during a Mental Arithmetic Task in Children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
 

Author(s): Jun Won Kim, Bung-Nyun Kim, Jaewon Lee, Chul Na, Baik Seok Kee, Kyung Joon Min, Doug Hyun Han, Johanna Inhyang Kim, Young Sik Lee

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Theta-phase gamma-amplitude coupling (TGC) measurement has recently received attention as a feasible method of assessing brain functions such as neuronal interactions. The purpose of this electroencephalographic (EEG) study is to understand the mechanisms underlying the deficits in ...

Last Updated: 2 Mar 2016

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The terms "Attention Deficit Disorder" returned 288 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The Effects of Classroom Interventions on Off-Task and Disruptive Classroom Behavior in Children with Symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Meta-Analytic Review.
 

Author(s): Geraldina F Gaastra, Yvonne Groen, Lara Tucha, Oliver Tucha

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Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often exhibit problem behavior in class, which teachers often struggle to manage due to a lack of knowledge and skills to use classroom management strategies. The aim of this meta-analytic review was to determine the effectiveness ...

Last Updated: 18 Feb 2016

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Methylphenidate for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents: Cochrane systematic review with meta-analyses and trial sequential analyses of randomised clinical trials.
 

Author(s): Ole Jakob Storebø, Helle B Krogh, Erica Ramstad, Carlos R Moreira-Maia, Mathilde Holmskov, Maria Skoog, Trine Danvad Nilausen, Frederik L Magnusson, Morris Zwi, Donna Gillies, Susanne Rosendal, Camilla Groth, Kirsten Buch Rasmussen, Dorothy Gauci, Richard Kirubakaran, Bente Forsbøl, Erik Simonsen, Christian Gluud

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Is methylphenidate beneficial or harmful for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents?

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2015

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A systematic review of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and mathematical ability: current findings and future implications.
 

Author(s): Maria Grazia Tosto, Sukhleen Kaur Momi, Philip Asherson, Karim Malki

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Several recent behavioural and behavioural genetic studies have investigated the relationship between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and mathematical ability. The aim of this systematic review was to provide an overview of these studies to date. An emphasis was placed ...

Last Updated: 28 Aug 2015

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Event-related Potentials in Management of Children With Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Attention Deficit Disorders With Hyperactivity; Attention Deficit Disorder; Hyperkinetic Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 8 Aug 2010

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Evaluation of Oral Needs of Children With Disorder Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity

 

Last Updated: 28 Jun 2012

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Adverse Effect of Prolonged Methylphenidate Treatment on Cardiac Functions
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity; Attention Deficit Disorder; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Attention Deficit Disorders With Hyperactivity; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders

 

Last Updated: 19 Sep 2012

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