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The Attention Deficit Disorder Child:  Challenging Parents, Teachers and Friends

New AD(H)D Medicines in Development

Expert Explores Psychosocial Interventions for ADHD 
According to experts at the Duke University Medical Center, the number of elementary school-aged children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has risen steadily during the last ten years.
Brown University Child and Adolescent Behavior Letter 19(2) 2003

Neurochemical Mechanism of ADHD Investigated 
Researchers from Japan examined the neurobiological aspect of ADHD and the possible mechanisms of clinical efficacy of methylphenidate in a group of children.
Brown University Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology Update 5(2) 200

Adult ADHD: Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment 
An exclusive Medscape Psychiatry Clinical Update on understanding ADHD in children and adults 

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Common Diagnosis? 
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common psychiatric disorders of childhood and adolescence.
Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health 8(1) 2003

When Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Become Adults 
Historically, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been viewed as a disorder confined primarily to pediatric patients, with only a small percentage persisting into adulthood.
South Med J 95(9) 2002

FDA Approval of New ADHD Drug Opens Options

New ADHD Resource Center
Special articles, reports, resources and news on ADHD in children, adolescents and adults.
Medscape Psychiatry Resource Center

AAP Releases New Guidelines for Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder (Excellent article covering many questions about the AD(H)D).

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)



Tips for the Teacher

Diagnosis and Treatment of Attention Deficit Disorder 

NIH Consensus Panel Statement Cites Inconsistencies in Care for Children With ADHD

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Scientific American)


Attention Deficit Test Safer, More Accurate for Children (The Medical Post, March 12, 1996)

Life in Overdrive (Time, July 18, 1994)

Attention Deficit Disorder (Wall Street Journal on September 18, 1997)

ADHD:  A Teenager's Guide

Personal Stories

Couples and ADD

What Parents Need to Know

Guidelines for Parenting Your ADD Child

A Kid's Guide to ADHD

Attention Deficit Disorder in College

Career Challenges and A.D.D.:  We Have a Choice

ADD in the Workplace

Making ADD-Friendly Career Choices

Top Ten ADD Traps in the Workplace

Can ADHD be Prevented by Early Intervention?

Controversial Treatments for Children with ADHD (condensed from an article "ControversialTreatments for Children with ADHD" By S. Goldstein Ph.D. & B. IngersollPh.D.

Myth-Conceptions About ADD Medications

It's Your Chemistry

Diet and ADHD Revisited

Facts about Attention Deficit Disorder

Medication Chart to Treat Attention Deficit Disorders

Accommodations Help Students with Attention Deficit Disorders

ADDers Are More Likely to Have Fatty Acid Deficiencies


Drugfree Dose of Help for Hyperactivity

"Overexcitabilities" Used to Predict Giftedness 

Alternative Treatments for ADD

Mental Health:  A Report of the Surgeon General

NIMH:  Attention Deficit Disorder

ADD on AOL:  An Excerpt from "Answers to Distraction" 


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