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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General Resources

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 1162 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Impact of a behavioural sleep intervention on symptoms and sleep in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and parental mental health: randomised controlled trial.
 

Author(s): Harriet Hiscock, Emma Sciberras, Fiona Mensah, Bibi Gerner, Daryl Efron, Sonia Khano, Frank Oberklaid

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To examine whether behavioural strategies designed to improve children's sleep problems could also improve the symptoms, behaviour, daily functioning, and working memory of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the mental health of their parents.

Last Updated: 4 Feb 2015

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Treatment patterns, resource use, and economic outcomes associated with atypical antipsychotic prescriptions in children and adolescents with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in quebec.
 

Author(s): Jean Lachaine, Gourab De, Vanja Sikirica, Judy Van Stralen, Paul Hodgkins, Hongbo Yang, Julie Heroux, Leila Ben Amor

Journal: Can J Psychiatry. 2014 Nov;59(11):597-608.

 

To assess treatment patterns, health care resource utilization (HRU), and costs among previously stimulant-treated children and adolescents with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) receiving atypical antipsychotic (AAP) prescriptions in Quebec.

Last Updated: 8 Jan 2015

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Personality profile of parents of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
 

Author(s): Hossein Dadashzadeh, Shahrokh Amiri, Ahmad Atapour, Salman Abdi, Mahan Asadian

Journal: ScientificWorldJournal. 2014 ;2014():212614.

 

The present study was carried out aiming to identify the personality profile of parents of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Last Updated: 19 Dec 2014

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The terms "Attention Deficit Disorder" returned 230 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and substance abuse.
 

Author(s): Elizabeth Harstad, Sharon Levy,

Journal: Pediatrics. 2014 Jul;134(1):e293-301.

 

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and substance use disorders are inextricably intertwined. Children with ADHD are more likely than peers to develop substance use disorders. Treatment with stimulants may reduce the risk of substance use disorders, but stimulants are ...

Last Updated: 2 Jul 2014

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Efficacy of stimulants for cognitive enhancement in non-attention deficit hyperactivity disorder youth: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Kara Simone Bagot, Yifrah Kaminer

Journal: Addiction. 2014 Apr;109(4):547-57.

 

Increasing prescription stimulant abuse among youth without diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is of concern. The most frequently cited motive for abuse is improved academic achievement via neurocognitive enhancement. Our aim in reviewing the literature was ...

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2014

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Transdermal therapy for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder with the methylphenidate patch (MTS).
 

Author(s): Robert L Findling, Steven Dinh

Journal: CNS Drugs. 2014 Mar;28(3):217-28.

 

Transdermal technology is currently approved in the US for the administration of more than 20 medications. This current review describes the clinical research pertaining to the use of a methylphenidate patch in the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children ...

Last Updated: 25 Feb 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

A Randomized Controlled Study of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adults With Attention Deficit Disorder
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Attention Deficit Disorder

 

Last Updated: 28 Apr 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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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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