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Katz, M.; Adar Levine, A.; Kol-Degani, H.; Kav-Venaki, L. – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2010
Objective: Evaluation of the efficacy of a patented, compound herbal preparation (CHP) in improving attention, cognition, and impulse control in children with ADHD. Method: Design: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Setting: University-affiliated tertiary medical center. Participants: 120 children newly diagnosed with ADHD,…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Intervention, Self Control, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Lecendreux, Michel; Konofal, Eric; Faraone, Stephen V. – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2011
Background: Earlier studies point to the prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to be similar around the world. There is, however, a wide variety in estimates. The prevalence of ADHD in youth has never been examined in France. Method: Starting with 18 million telephone numbers, 7,912 numbers are randomly selected. Among the…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Problems, Family Life, Living Standards
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Winters, Ken C.; Lee, Susanne; Botzet, Andria; Fahnhorst, Tamara; Realmuto, George M.; August, Gerald J. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2011
A continuing debate in the child psychopathology literature is the extent to which pharmacotherapy for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), in particular stimulant treatment, confers a risk of subsequent drug abuse. If stimulant treatment for ADHD contributes to drug abuse, then the risk versus therapeutic benefits of…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Stimulants, Smoking, Drug Abuse
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Sibley, Margaret H.; Pelham, William E., Jr.; Molina, Brooke S. G.; Gnagy, Elizabeth M.; Waxmonsky, James G.; Waschbusch, Daniel A.; Derefinko, Karen J.; Wymbs, Brian T.; Garefino, Allison C.; Babinski, Dara E.; Kuriyan, Aparajita B. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2012
Objective: This study examined several questions about the diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in young adults using data from a childhood-diagnosed sample of 200 individuals with ADHD (age M = 20.20 years) and 121 demographically similar non-ADHD controls (total N = 321). Method: We examined the use of self- versus…
Descriptors: Identification, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Children, Parent Attitudes
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Mulholland, Sarah M.; Cumming, Therese M.; Jung, Jae Yup – Australasian Journal of Special Education, 2015
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, its diagnosis and its treatment have been controversial since the 1970s (Kean, 2012), with opinions differing with respect to the diagnostic process, whether it in fact exists, or if it is an excuse for poor parenting and teaching (Maras, Redmayne, Hall, Braithwaite, & Prior, 1997). There are currently…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems
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Froelich, Jan; Breuer, Dieter; Doepfner, Manfred; Amonn, Frauke – International Journal of Special Education, 2012
A substantial lack of effective school based interventions especially in the natural setting exists in the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. We performed a 18-week teacher training programme in a public elementary school with 378 pupils in 16 classes. After completing a screening assessment for symptoms related to ADHD and to…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Statistical Analysis, Control Groups, Teacher Education Programs
Reid, Robert; Johnson, Joseph – Guilford Publications, 2011
Meeting a key need for teachers, this book provides practical, data-based tools for helping students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) succeed in the classroom. The authors combine instructional expertise with extensive knowledge about the nature and treatment of ADHD. Coverage includes ways to support students and teach them…
Descriptors: Expertise, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Teaching Guides, Teachers
Chavarela, Susan – ProQuest LLC, 2009
As the world becomes increasingly ethnically diverse, the need for empirically sound multicultural research has come to the forefront. Based on a review of the literature, while research on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is abundant and some research on cultural issues regarding ADHD has been produced, there is relatively little…
Descriptors: Identification, Immigrants, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Mental Health
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Reich, Wendy; Huang, Hongyan; Todd, Richard D. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2006
Objective: To determine treatment patterns for youth attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in a general population sample of 1,610 twins. Method: Twin pairs ages 7 to 17 years and parents ascertained from birth records in the state of Missouri were interviewed using the Missouri Assessment of Genetics Interview for Children…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Stimulants, Twins, Genetics
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Zambo, Debby; Zambo, Ron; Sidlik, Lawrence – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2013
Neuroscience is revealing how the brains of individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) function, and advances in medicine are leading to treatments. This study investigated preservice teachers' knowledge and beliefs about students with ADHD. The majority of preservice teachers knew someone with ADHD, which, along with courses…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Neurosciences, Medicine
De Mucci, Jennifer A. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disability characterized by symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsiveness, which may cause impairment in a variety of cognitive, social, behavioral, and emotional domains. Extensive research has been conducted to determine the best course of treatment for…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Drug Therapy, Behavior Modification, Program Effectiveness
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Yildiz, Ozlem; Sismanlar, Sahika G.; Memik, Nursu Cakin; Karakaya, Isik; Agaoglu, Belma – Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 2011
The aim of this study was to compare the safety, efficacy, tolerability, and the effects of atomoxetine and OROS-MPH on executive functions in children with ADHD. This study was an open-label study that only included two medication groups. Children were randomized to open-label atomoxetine or OROS-MPH for 12 weeks. Primary efficacy measures were…
Descriptors: Pain, Safety, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Patients
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Shaikh, Ayesha – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2018
The present study examined the effectiveness of interpersonal group therapy designed to improve self-esteem and social functioning in college students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Participants with documented ADHD diagnoses completed self-report measures of self-esteem and social functioning at the initiation of the study,…
Descriptors: Group Counseling, Self Esteem, Interpersonal Competence, College Students
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Sexton, Chris C.; Gelhorn, Heather L.; Bell, Jill A.; Classi, Peter M. – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2012
The co-occurrence of reading disorder (RD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has received increasing attention. This review summarizes the epidemiology, treatment strategies, psychosocial impact, and economic burden associated with the co-occurrence of these conditions. Common genetic and neuropsychological deficits may partially…
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Reading Difficulties, Epidemiology
DuPaul, George J.; Kern, Lee – APA Books, 2011
The symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often begin early in life. In fact, many young children enter school with behavioral and cognitive symptoms that put them at a significant disadvantage compared with their typically-developing peers. Over the past several decades, researchers, psychologists and educators have devoted…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Early Intervention, Identification, Preschool Children
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