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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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 1157 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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The role of the brain-derived neurotrophic factor genotype and parenting in early life in predicting externalizing and internalizing symptoms in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
 

Author(s): Subin Park, Bung-Nyun Kim, Jae-Won Kim, Yeon-Kyung Jung, Jin Lee, Min-Sup Shin, Hee Jeong Yoo, Soo-Churl Cho

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We aimed to determine whether early parenting is associated with externalizing and internalizing symptoms in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and whether such an association is affected by the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) val66met polymorphism.

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2014

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Differential motor alterations in children with three types of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
 

Author(s): Adrián Poblano, Belinda Luna, César Reynoso

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2014 Nov;72(11):856-61.

 

To determine frequency of motor alterations in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Last Updated: 21 Nov 2014

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The terms "Attention Deficit Disorder" returned 224 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Disordered sleep in pediatric patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: an overview.
 

Author(s): Esther Ganelin-Cohen, Arie Ashkenasi

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. 2013 Nov;15(11):705-9.

 

There is a well-established correlation between sleep disturbances and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). A large number of pediatric patients diagnosed with ADHD have sleep problems, while patients with sleep disturbances often display behavioral patterns that resemble ...

Last Updated: 10 Feb 2014

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Connecting the dots: a review of resting connectivity MRI studies in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
 

Author(s): Jonathan Posner, Christine Park, Zhishun Wang

Journal: Neuropsychol Rev. 2014 Mar;24(1):3-15.

 

Psychopathology is increasingly viewed from a circuit perspective in which a disorder stems not from circumscribed anomalies in discrete brain regions, but rather from impairments in distributed neural networks. This focus on neural circuitry has rendered resting state functional ...

Last Updated: 28 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: 27 Oct 2014

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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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