Attention Deficit Disorder

Common Name(s)

Attention Deficit Disorder

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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.

Last Updated: 6 Apr 2015

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Condition Specific Organizations

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 1532 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clinical Profile of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Impact of Ethnic and Social Diversities in Israel.
 

Author(s): Muhammad Mahaj, Rajech Sharkia, Nadeem Shorbaji, Nathanel Zelnik

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. 2016 Jun;18(6):322-5.

 

Despite the increased worldwide recognition of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), there is a variability in the diagnostic rate of both ADHD and its co-morbidities. These diversities are probably related to the methodology and instruments used for the diagnosis of ADHD ...

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2016

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[Event-related potential and behavioral characteristics in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder of different school entrance ages: a comparative study].
 

Author(s): Hui-Juan Shen, Lin Chen, Fang-Qiao Zhao, Kai-Hua Jiang, Xuan Dong

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2016 Jun;18(6):496-500.

 

To evaluate the effects of school entrance age on cognition and behaviors in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) using mathematical event-related potential (ERP), behavioral test, and Conners Parent Symptom Questionnaire (PSQ).

Last Updated: 21 Jun 2016

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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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The terms "Attention Deficit Disorder" returned 293 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A decade of contributions to understanding and ameliorating attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder.
 

Author(s): Peter R Killeen

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It has been 10 years since Terje Sagvolden founded Behavioral and Brain Functions. BODY: After setting the context, this paper reviews some of the contributions of articles in the journal to the literature on ADHD over that decade. Those articles provide a cross section of some of ...

Last Updated: 6 Apr 2016

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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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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Methylphenidate in Adults With Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity

 

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2016

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Cognitive Behavior Group Therapy in Adolescents With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity

 

Last Updated: 14 Oct 2016

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Group-based Cognitive-behavioral Therapy for Adults With Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Inattentive-type
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity

 

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2016

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