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Wigal, Sharon B.; Maltas, Stephanie; Crinella, Francis; Stehli, Annamarie; Steinhoff, Kenneth; Lakes, Kimberley; Schuck, Sabrina – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2012
Background: Medication treatment studies of ADHD have typically not assessed effects on reading performance, although reading difficulties frequently co-occur in children with ADHD. The current study characterizes the effects of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (LDX; Vyvanse[R], Shire US Inc.), at peak efficacy, on reading performance in children with…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Reading Difficulties, Laboratory Schools, Oral Reading
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Abikoff, Howard – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2009
Behavioral interventions have demonstrated clinical utility in improving the behavior of children with ADHD, especially in specialized therapeutic milieus (Pelham et al., 2000). Improvements in children's target behaviors often occur in the treatment settings where contingencies are in place and delivered consistently. However, generalization of…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Generalization, Hyperactivity, Intervention
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Chronis-Tuscano, Andrea; O'Brien, Kelly A.; Johnston, Charlotte; Jones, Heather A.; Clarke, Tana L.; Raggi, Veronica L.; Rooney, Mary E.; Diaz, Yamalis; Pian, Jessica; Seymour, Karen E. – Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 2011
This study examined the extent to which maternal attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms predict improvement in child behavior following brief behavioral parent training. Change in parenting was examined as a potential mediator of the negative relationship between maternal ADHD symptoms and improvement in child behavior. Seventy…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Behavior Problems, Child Rearing, Child Behavior
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Alharbi, Rabab S. – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Internet-based social networks such as Twitter are rapidly gaining popularity among Saudis, and an increasing number of them are using the internet to source information about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The Saudi ADHD Society (known in English as the AFTA Society) is the only charity serving people with ADHD in Saudi Arabia.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Social Media, Internet
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McAweeney, Mary; Rogers, Nikki L.; Huddleston, Carole; Moore, Dennis; Gentile, Julie P. – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2010
Objective: ADHD is a common comorbid condition with substance use disorder. This study seeks to examine the discrepancy in the prevalence rate between those previously diagnosed with ADHD and those diagnosed while in treatment. It is hypothesized that clients with ADHD would have earlier unsuccessful terminations from treatment than non-ADHD…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Residential Programs, Incidence, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Cortese, Samuele; Holtmann, Martin; Banaschewski, Tobias; Buitelaar, Jan; Coghill, David; Danckaerts, Marina; Dittmann, Ralf W.; Graham, John; Taylor, Eric; Sergeant, Joseph – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2013
Background: Medication is an important element of therapeutic strategies for ADHD. While medications for ADHD are generally well-tolerated, there are common, although less severe, as well as rare but severe adverse events AEs during treatment with ADHD drugs. The aim of this review is to provide evidence- and expert-based guidance concerning the…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Therapy, Drug Therapy, Incidence
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Rivkin, Anna; Alexander, Robert C.; Knighton, Jennifer; Hutson, Pete H.; Wang, Xiaojing J.; Snavely, Duane B.; Rosah, Thomas; Watt, Alan P.; Reimherr, Fred W.; Adler, Lenard A. – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2012
Objective: Preclinical models, receptor localization, and genetic linkage data support the role of D4 receptors in the etiology of ADHD. This proof-of-concept study was designed to evaluate MK-0929, a selective D4 receptor antagonist as treatment for adult ADHD. Method: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study was conducted…
Descriptors: Rating Scales, Depression (Psychology), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Genetics
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Vaughan, Brigette S.; Roberts, Holly J.; Needelman, Howard – Psychology in the Schools, 2009
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is common among children. Fortunately, ADHD is highly treatable with medication. The purpose of this article is to serve as a primer on medication treatment for ADHD for school psychologists. The article discusses the available stimulant and nonstimulant medication for the treatment of ADHD.…
Descriptors: Stimulants, School Psychologists, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Drug Therapy
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Stevenson, Jim; Buitelaar, Jan; Cortese, Samuele; Ferrin, Maite; Konofal, Eric; Lecendreux, Michel; Simonoff, Emily; Wong, Ian C. K.; Sonuga-Barke, Edmund – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2014
Background: The efficacy of three dietary treatments for ADHD has been repeatedly tested in randomized controlled trials (RCTs). These interventions are restricted elimination diets (RED), artificial food colour elimination (AFCE) and supplementation with free fatty acids (SFFA). There have been three systematic reviews and associated…
Descriptors: Dietetics, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Outcomes of Treatment, Literature Reviews
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Dryer, Rachel; Kiernan, Michael J.; Tyson, Graham A. – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2012
Objective: This study examined parental and professional beliefs about the efficacy of various treatment strategies for ADHD. Method: Parents of children with and without ADHD and seven medical and nonmedical professional groups (N = 673) completed a questionnaire examining their beliefs about the efficacy of various treatment regimes. Results:…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Questionnaires, Intervention
Cottone, Dina M.; McCabe, Paul C. – Communique, 2019
Although Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects approximately 5% of children, the disorder is more frequently seen in males than in females, with a male-to-female ratio of approximately 2:1 in children (APA 2013). This discrepancy in prevalence is suggested to lie in the differences in ADHD symptomatology between girls and boys.…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Neurology
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Fabiano, Gregory A.; Pelham, William E.; Cunningham, Charles E.; Yu, Jihnhee; Gangloff, Brian; Buck, Melina; Linke, Stuart; Gormley, Matthew; Gera, Shradha – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2012
Fathers, in general, have been underrepresented in studies of parent training outcome for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and the present study aimed to investigate the efficacy of a behavioral parent training program developed expressly for fathers. The present investigation randomly assigned 55 fathers of children…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Control Groups, Fathers
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Ahmann, Elizabeth; Tuttle, Lisa Joy; Saviet, Micah; Wright, Sarah D. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2018
Relative to their typically developing peers, college students with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) often have poorer adjustment to college, higher rates of class withdrawal and academic probation, and lower rates of retention. Supportive services for these students are still being researched and developed. ADHD…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Well Being, Qualitative Research, Executive Function
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Singh, Ilina – Early Child Development and Care, 2008
This article is a socio-historical account of the development of the Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis and methylphenidate treatment in America, attending particularly to the political and institutional contexts that have supported this development. Historical developments in early-mid-twentieth-century America frame a…
Descriptors: Hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Disorders, Identification, Cultural Influences
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McGough, James J.; McCracken, James T.; Loo, Sandra K.; Manganiello, Marc; Leung, Michael C.; Tietjens, Jeremy R.; Trinh, Thao; Baweja, Shilpa; Suddath, Robert; Smalley, Susan L.; Hellemann, Gerhard; Sugar, Catherine A. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2009
Objective: This study examines the potential role of candidate genes in moderating treatment effects of methylphenidate (MPH) in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Method: Eighty-two subjects with ADHD aged 6 to 17 years participated in a prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multiple-dose, crossover titration trial of…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Mathematics Tests, Factor Analysis, Genetics
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