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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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 1198 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Extended-Release Mixed Amphetamine Salts vs Placebo for Comorbid Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Cocaine Use Disorder: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
 

Author(s): Frances R Levin, John J Mariani, Sheila Specker, Marc Mooney, Amy Mahony, Daniel J Brooks, David Babb, Yun Bai, Lynn E Eberly, Edward V Nunes, John Grabowski

Journal: JAMA Psychiatry. 2015 Jun;72(6):593-602.

 

Adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is prevalent but often unrecognized, in part because it tends to co-occur with other disorders such as substance use disorders. Cocaine use disorder is one such disorder with high co-occurrence of ADHD.

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2015

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Intervention for executive functions in attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder.
 

Author(s): Amanda Menezes, Natália Martins Dias, Bruna Tonietti Trevisan, Luiz Renato R Carreiro, Alessandra Gotuzo Seabra

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2015 Mar;73(3):227-36.

 

This study aimed to investigate if an executive functions (EF) intervention could promote these skills in individuals with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Eighteen children and adolescents, 7-13 years old, divided into experimental (EG, N = 8) and control (CG, ...

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2015

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Error related negativity and multi-source interference task in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder-combined type.
 

Author(s): Rosana Huerta-Albarrán, Adrián Poblano, Daniel Santana-Vargas, Eduardo Castro-Sierra, Reyes Haro, Saúl Garza-Morales

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2015 Mar;73(3):223-6.

 

To compare performance of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorders-combined (ADHD-C) type with control children in multi-source interference task (MSIT) evaluated by means of error related negativity (ERN).

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2015

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The terms "Attention Deficit Disorder" returned 236 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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Implementation of independent nurse prescribing in UK mental health settings: focus on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
 

Author(s): Lisa Mangle, Paula Phillips, Mark Pitts, Cathy Laver-Bradbury

Journal: Atten Defic Hyperact Disord. 2014 Dec;6(4):269-79.

 

Legislative changes that came into effect in the UK in April 2012 gave nurse independent prescribers (NIPs) the power to prescribe schedule 2-5 controlled drugs. Therefore, suitably qualified UK nurses can now independently prescribe any drug for any medical condition within their ...

Last Updated: 25 Nov 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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