Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Friday's Progress Notes - October 30, 1998
Mental Health Information - Vol. 2 Issue 38
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1. Diagnosis and treatment of ADHD
2. Understanding ADHD
3. ADHD in women and girls
4. What teachers should know about ADHD
5. Fostering responsible behavior in children
6. Fostering responsible behavior in children
7. Building self-esteem in teens
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- ADHD Treatment / ADHD and Substance Use Disorders
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- Treating Difficult Adolescents
- Adolescent Girls: Development and Treatment Issues
- Childhood Sexuality: Discerning Healthy from Abnormal Sexual Behaviors
- BDD: A Narrative Approach to Body Dysmorphic Disorder
- Non-Suicidal Self-Injury and Motivational Interviewing
- Ethical and Legal Issues in Psychotherapy
- Ethical and Legal Issues: Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect
- Ethics: Money and the Therapeutic Relationship
- Diagnosing and Treating Co-Dependence
My thanks to Thomas Brod, MD, and Kathleen Nadeau, PhD, for their contributions to today's
newsletter on ADD and ADHD.
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John L. Miller, MD
Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD: An Interview with Harlan R. Gephart, MD
Harlan Gephart, MD, Past Chair of the American Board of Pediatrics and an ADHD expert, talks about the diagnosis and treatment of attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder.
2. EMPOWERING PARENTS
ADHD: Disorder or Difference?
Suppose we changed the last D in ADHD from "disorder" to "difference." We could then say that a child with ADHD has some significant differences in his cognitive ability, emotional sensitivity and activity level when compared to other children.
Gender Issues in the Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD: An Interview with Kathleen Nadeau, PhD
Girls are undoubtedly under-diagnosed and misunderstood. Diagnostic criteria that are currently used were developed to identify boys and are largely inappropriate in identifying girls..
4. ERIC DIGEST
Teaching Children with ADHD
ADD is a chronic disorder that can begin in infancy and extend through adulthood, having negative effects on a child's life at home, school, and within the community.
5. US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Helping Your Child Learn Responsible Behavior
Our children deserve to learn important lessons from us and to acquire important habits with our help.
6. US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Confidence - Helping Your Child Through Early Adolescence
Poor self-esteem often peaks in early adolescence, then improves during the middle and late teen years as identities gain strength and focus. At any age, however, a lack of confidence can be a serious problem.
Clinical Practice Guideline: Treatment of the School-Aged Child With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
This guideline, the second in a set of policies on this condition, is intended for use by clinicians working in primary care settings.
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