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: 29 Jan 2013

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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: 29 Jan 2013

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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 1043 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Functional impairments in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: the mediating role of neuropsychological functioning.
 

Author(s): Douglas Sjöwall, Lisa B Thorell

Journal: Dev Neuropsychol. 2014 ;39(3):187-204.

 

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is associated with multiple neuropsychological deficits and the present study aimed to investigate to what extent these deficits are related to the functional impairments associated with the disorder. The results showed that all executive ...

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2014

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Genetic variation associated with euphorigenic effects of d-amphetamine is associated with diminished risk for schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
 

Author(s): Amy B Hart, Eric R Gamazon, Barbara E Engelhardt, Pamela Sklar, Anna K Kähler, Christina M Hultman, Patrick F Sullivan, Benjamin M Neale, Stephen V Faraone, , Harriet de Wit, Nancy J Cox, Abraham A Palmer

Journal: Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.. 2014 Apr;111(16):5968-73.

 

Here, we extended our findings from a genome-wide association study of the euphoric response to d-amphetamine in healthy human volunteers by identifying enrichment between SNPs associated with response to d-amphetamine and SNPs associated with psychiatric disorders. We found that ...

Last Updated: 23 Apr 2014

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Electroencephalography correlates of spatial working memory deficits in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: vigilance, encoding, and maintenance.
 

Author(s): Agatha Lenartowicz, Arnaud Delorme, Patricia D Walshaw, Alex L Cho, Robert M Bilder, James J McGough, James T McCracken, Scott Makeig, Sandra K Loo

Journal: J. Neurosci.. 2014 Jan;34(4):1171-82.

 

In the current study we sought to dissociate the component processes of working memory (WM) (vigilance, encoding and maintenance) that may be differentially impaired in attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). We collected electroencephalographic (EEG) data from 52 children ...

Last Updated: 23 Jan 2014

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The terms "Attention Deficit Disorder" returned 209 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Low dopamine function in attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: should genotyping signify early diagnosis in children?
 

Author(s): Mark S Gold, Kenneth Blum, Marlene Oscar-Berman, Eric R Braverman

Journal: Postgrad Med. 2014 Jan;126(1):153-77.

 

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is present in 8% to 12% of children, and 4% of adults worldwide. Children with ADHD can have learning impairments, poor selfesteem, social dysfunction, and an increased risk of substance abuse, including cigarette smoking. Overall, the ...

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2014

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
 

Author(s): Marguerite Matthews, Joel T Nigg, Damien A Fair

Journal: Curr Top Behav Neurosci. 2014 ;16():235-66.

 

Over the last two decades, there have been numerous technical and methodological advances available to clinicians and researchers to better understand attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and its etiology. Despite the growing body of literature investigating the disorder's ...

Last Updated: 14 May 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

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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Medication Integration in Treatment of Comorbid Adolescent Substance Users/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Attention Deficit Disorder

 

Last Updated: 15 Feb 2012

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