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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents

Edited by Somnath Banerjee

East Kent Hospitals University Nhs Foundation Trust, United Kingdom

ADHD in children and adolescents is a neurodevelopmental disorder, which is recognized by the clinicians all over the world. ADHD is a clinical diagnosis based on reliable history, reports from home and school and a physical examination to rule out any other underlying medical conditions. ADHD can cause low self-esteem in the child and impair quality of life for the child and the family. It is known that ADHD is a chronic illness and that clinicians needed to use chronic illness principles in treating it. The last 10 years have seen an increase in the number of medications that have been approved for the treatment of ADHD. This book has tried to address some of the issues in ADHD.

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and AdolescentsEdited by Somnath Banerjee

Published: June 27th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/50252

ISBN: 978-953-51-1086-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7168-3

Copyright year: 2013

Books open for chapter submissions

34177 Total Chapter Downloads

14 Crossref Citations

29 Web of Science Citations

33 Dimensions Citations


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1. ADHD Through Different Developmental Stages

By Hojka Gregoric Kumperscak


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2. Neurodevelopmental Pathways of Childhood ADHD into Adulthood: Maturational Lag, Deviation, or Both?

By Alban Burke and Amanda Edge


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3. Difficulties in Recognizing ADHD in an Urban Population and Treatment Satisfaction with a Short and a Long Acting Stimulant

By Antigone Papavasiliou, Irene Nikaina, Anna Spyridonidou and Eleanna Nianiou


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4. Is ADHD a Stress-Related Disorder? Why Meditation Can Help

By Sarina J. Grosswald


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5. The Potential Role of Neuroendocrine in Patients with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

By Liang-Jen Wang and Chih-Ken Chen


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6. Dopamine and Glutamate Interactions in ADHD: Implications for the Future Neuropharmacology of ADHD

By Erin M. Miller, Theresa C. Thomas, Greg A. Gerhardt and Paul E. A. Glaser


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7. Clinical Phenomena of ADH

By Nitin Patel


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8. Review of Tools Used for Assessing Teachers’ Level of Knowledge with Regards Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

By Marian Soroa, Arantxa Gorostiaga and Nekane Balluerka


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9. Effects of Methylphenidate in Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Comparison of Behavioral Results and Event–Related Potentials

By Ren Yan-ling and Dong Xuan


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10. The Impact of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in African-Americans; Current Challenges Associated with Diagnosis and Treatment

By Rahn Kennedy Bailey and Ejike Kingsley Ofoemezie


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11. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) as a Barrier to Learning and Development within the South African Context: The Perspective of Teachers

By Zaytoon Amod, Adri Vorster and Kim Lazarus


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12. ADHD Children’s Emotion Regulation in FACE© – Perspective (Facilitating Adjustment of Cognition and Emotion): Theory, Research and Practice

By Smadar Celestin-Westreich and Leon-Patrice Celestin


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13. A Comparison Between Life Quality and Weight-Height Measurements of Patients, Under Stimulant and Non-Stimulant Treatment due to Attention-Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, and Healthy Population

By Esra Ozdemir Demirci, Merve Cikili Uytun, Rabia Durmus and Didem Behice Oztop


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14. Ethical Concerns Raised by Neuroscience, Labeling, and Intervening in the Lives of Individuals with ADHD

By Debby Zambo


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