Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Wiki Number: W016
Diagnosis: ADHD-Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
World Patients: 51Mil
Sex Ratio: B2;G1
Age Onset: Age5-12
Brain Area: left prefrontal cortex, posterial parietal cortex;, accumbens, amygdala, hippocampus smaller
Symptoms: Hard to pay attention or control behavior; impulsive. Higher creativity
Progression: 9 points lower IQ scores; higher in dynamic energy and adventurousness, 40% in adults
Causes: 75% genetic; dopamine less-well regulated in boys; norepinephrine less well-regulated in girls; adult ADHD-neither
Medications: amphetamines to keep students quiet in schools for boys; stimulants increase blood flow, perk up the girls
Therapies: behavioral therapies, parent training
Youtube Video: ADHD – Finding What Works for Me
The Signs of Adult ADHD
Jim Lohr’s own downloads for ADHD are for sale in the “Blue Box,”
also on this website.
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Amazon or Library Book:
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Amazon or Library Book:
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Support Group: add.org (Attention Deficit Disorder Association)
Contact your school for possible Special Education programs for students with ADHD.
4 CURRENT ARTICLES
The world-wide medical research
reports chosen for each diagnosis
Clicking each title opens the
PubMed article’s summary-abstract.
- Healthcare utilization and comorbidity shortly before suicide mortality in patients with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a nested case-control studyby Wan-Chen Lee on July 3, 2022
Few studies have analyzed healthcare utilization before suicide among individuals with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This study examined the pattern of healthcare utilization and comorbidities shortly before death among patients with ADHD who died by suicide and compared these data with those of living controls. This study used Taiwan's National Health Insurance Research Database to identify patients with ADHD (N = 379,440) between January 1, 2001, and December 31, 2016....
- Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder disrupts selective mechanisms of actionby Olivier A Coubard on July 3, 2022
CONCLUSIONS: ADHD disrupts two mechanisms of action: it reduces the gain of the decision signal, thus explaining slowness and variability; it quickens the decision process of early responses at the origin of short-latency but controlled movements.
- Sleep disturbances and behavior in Smith-Magenis syndromeby Elena Garayzábal on July 2, 2022
CONCLUSIONS AND IMPLICATIONS: The worse the sleep disturbances investigated, the more severe the behavioral problems characteristics reinforcing the importance to address the sleep problems in the treatment of SMS individuals.
- Neural Correlates of N-back Task Performance and Proposal for Corresponding Neuromodulation Targets in Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Disordersby Mencarelli Lucia on July 1, 2022
CONCLUSION: Results, together with biophysical modeling, were then used to discuss the design of future disorder-specific cognitive enhancement interventions based on non-invasive brain stimulation. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.