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 1579 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Anxiety in Children With Malignancy.
 

Author(s): Parsa Yousefi Chaijan, Mojtaba Sharafkhah, Ali Abdolrazaghnejad, Mohammad Amiri, Mohsen Ebrahimi Monfared, Saghi Fatemi Tabaei

Journal: Acta Med Iran. 2016 Nov;54(11):718-723.

 

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and Anxiety is the most common childhood psychiatric disorder. Based on studies, these disorders are more prevalent in some chronic disease. This study aimed at investigating the prevalence of ADHD and anxiety in children with malignancy ...

Last Updated: 30 Dec 2016

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A Comparison of Effectiveness of Parent Behavioral Management Training and Methylphenidate on Reduction of Symptomsof Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
 

Author(s): Mohammad Reza Mohammadi, Ali Akbar Soleimani, Nastaran Ahmadi, Elham Davoodi

Journal: Acta Med Iran. 2016 Aug;54(8):503-509.

 

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common psychological disorders of childhood. Methylphenidate is highly effective in the treatment of ADHD. This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of combined Parent behavioral management training (PBMT) and ...

Last Updated: 4 Oct 2016

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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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The terms "Attention Deficit Disorder" returned 303 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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Natural Product-Derived Treatments for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Safety, Efficacy, and Therapeutic Potential of Combination Therapy.
 

Author(s): James Ahn, Hyung Seok Ahn, Jae Hoon Cheong, Ike Dela Peña

Journal: Neural Plast.. 2016 ;2016():1320423.

 

Typical treatment plans for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) utilize nonpharmacological (behavioral/psychosocial) and/or pharmacological interventions. Limited accessibility to behavioral therapies and concerns over adverse effects of pharmacological treatments prompted ...

Last Updated: 11 Mar 2016

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Contribution of animal models to contemporary understanding of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
 

Author(s): Constança Carvalho, Mariana Vieira Crespo, Luisa Ferreira Bastos, Andrew Knight, Luís Vicente

Journal: ALTEX. 2016 ;33(3):243-9.

 

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a poorly understood neurodevelopmental disorder of multifactorial origin. Animal-based research has been used to investigate ADHD aetiology, pathogenesis and treatment, but the efficacy of this research for patients has not yet been ...

Last Updated: 14 Jul 2016

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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: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity

 

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2017

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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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