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: 29 Jan 2013

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

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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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 1112 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The Israel Survey of Mental Health among Adolescents: prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, comorbidity, methylphenidate use, and help-seeking patterns.
 

Author(s): Ilana Farbstein, Ivonne Mansbach-Kleinfeld, Judith G Auerbach, Alexander M Ponizovsky, Alan Apter

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. 2014 Sep;16(9):568-73.

 

The prevalence of ADHD is controversial, with many feeling that this disorder is over- or under-diagnosed.

Last Updated: 29 Oct 2014

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a neglected issue in the developing world.
 

Author(s): J M Chinawa, O I Odetunde, Herbert A Obu, A T Chinawa, Muideen O Bakare, F A Ujunwa

Journal: Behav Neurol. 2014 ;2014():694764.

 

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neglected illness in a developing country.

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2014

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[The influence of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder on quality of life: case reports].
 

Author(s): Gyöngyvér Dallos, Judit Balázs

Journal: Neuropsychopharmacol Hung. 2014 Jun;16(2):91-7.

 

Recently the concept of Quality of Life has gained increasing importance in Psychiatry. Studies focusing on how much attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) - one of the most prevalent psychiatric disorders among children - affects the every day life found that children with ...

Last Updated: 1 Jul 2014

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Attention Deficit Disorder" returned 221 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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Emotion dysregulation in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
 

Author(s): Philip Shaw, Argyris Stringaris, Joel Nigg, Ellen Leibenluft

Journal: Am J Psychiatry. 2014 Mar;171(3):276-93.

 

Although it has long been recognized that many individuals with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) also have difficulties with emotion regulation, no consensus has been reached on how to conceptualize this clinically challenging domain. The authors examine the current ...

Last Updated: 3 Mar 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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Evaluation of Oral Needs of Children With Disorder Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity

 

Last Updated: 28 Jun 2012

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