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    1. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Medications

      Stimulants are usually used as medication to treat ADHD. In general, stimulant medications improve symptoms in about 70% of people who have ADHD.

    2. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Topic Overview

      Social skills training helps the child or adult who has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) be less aggressive and impulsive,manage anger,and behave in a more socially acceptable way. Techniques include: Coaching. Role-playing. Watching videotapes of good behavior. Practicing ways to settle conflicts. Social skills training uses specific steps and goals,such as learning how ...

    3. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - What Happens

      Differentiating between what is normal for the age and what may be caused by ADHD can be difficult in children this young.

    4. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Treatment Overview

      Learn about ADHD treatment and how to successfully manage ADHD with medications, therapy, group or psychiatric support, and individualized education programs (IEPs).

    5. ADHD: Taking Care of Yourself When Your Child Has ADHD - Topic Overview

      The child who is being evaluated for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be evaluated for other disorders associated with the condition,such as learning or behavior disorders. The child may be asked questions (verbal tests) or may be given written tests to evaluate his or her intellectual abilities. The most common tests for intellectual abilities in children are: ...

    6. ADHD: Taking Care of Yourself When Your Child Has ADHD - Topic Overview

      It is important to learn about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the specific ways your child is affected. Familiarity with the condition will help you feel more confident in being able to help your child reach his or her potential. The following information can help you begin to understand how this condition may affect your child. Your child's brain automatically responds to ...

    7. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Home Treatment

      When your child has ADHD, home treatment can improve behavior and functioning at home and school.

    8. Antihypertensives for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

      Drug details for Antihypertensives for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

    9. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Other Treatment

      Behavioral interventions help train adults responsible for a child with ADHD. It emphasizes the need to establish routines and rules for behavior.

    10. ADHD: Taking Care of Yourself When Your Child Has ADHD - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. ADHD: Should My Child Take Medicine for ADHD?

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