Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment
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This report examines ADHD, its treatment, symptoms, managing ADHD, ADHD in adults, and the genetic component behind ADHD.

This reports details Classifying ADHD, outlines the Symptoms of ADHD, and examines the Causes of ADHD, including Genetics, Environmental, and Social causes.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, ADHD, is one of the more common mental disorders that arise in children. Children with attention deficit disorder have difficulty functioning in multiple settings, including home, school, and in relationships with peers. If untreated, the disorder can have long-term adverse effects into adolescence and adulthood.

Though previously seen as a childhood disorder, ADHD can persist throughout adulthood. ADHD also has a strong genetic component.

Learn about the Genetics Behind ADHD and how ADHD manifests in Adults in this comprehensive guide to ADHD.

Pages: 95
Published: November 2012
Publisher: Red Mountain Insights
ISBN: 978-1-62484-011-1
Introduction to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 6
Introduction to ADHD 6
Classifying the Disorder 6
Symptoms of ADHD 7
What Causes ADHD 9
Overview 9
Genetics Causes 9
Environmental Causes 9
Social Causes 10
Looking at the Pathophysiology of ADHD 11
Diagnosing ADHD 13
How to Diagnose the Disorder 13
DSM-IV Criteria 14
ICD-10 15
Managing ADHD 17
Looking at the Treatment Choices 17
Psychotherapeutic Methods of Treatment 18
Medications 19
Amphetamine-based Medications 19
Methylphenidate-based Medications 20
Controlled-Release Drugs 21
Other Treatments 21
Off-Label Medications 22
Experimental and Alternative Treatments 23
Issues with Stimulants 25
ADHD in Adults 27
Overview 27
Diagnosis 27
Treatment 28
Genetics and ADHD 30
Genetics Behind ADHD 31
Case Study: FDA Approves Treatment of ADHD with Focalin XR 32
Appendix 34
Glossary 40

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