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attention deficit disorder

[ə′ten·shən ¦def·ə·sət dis‚ȯr·dər]
(psychology)
A psychiatric disorder of childhood characterized by attention span problems and impulsivity.
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The Wender Utah Rating Scale: An Aid in the Retrospective Diagnosis of Childhood Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
Dopamine-serotonin interactions in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Table 1: Performance of the attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) markets in the US, 5EU and Japan, 2004-08 16
Side effects profiles in both groups were similar to those found in children and adolescents with IQ levels in the normal range who were taking these medications for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
In addition, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children was significantly associated with substance use disorders and ADHD in fathers and ADHD in mothers.
This volume offers valuable clinical guidelines for the effective management of common, costly disorders including Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Alzheimer's disease, alcohol abuse and dependency, major depression, bipolar, obsessive-compulsive disorder, PTSD and anxiety/phobias/panic and conduct disorders.
com, designed to educate physicians on the diagnosis and treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
New research points to a possible link between sleep apnea and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a problem that affects concentration and learning in about 2 million children and adults in the United States.
Low birth weight is an independent risk factor for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and could account for as many as 13.
The presentation summarized the results of three pre-clinical studies designed to establish formulation parameters for the transdermal delivery of methamphetamine and d-amphetamine, which could be used in the treatment of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Nice to know that someone is scanning kids' skulls for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) ("ADHD's Brain Trail," SN: 11/29/03, p.

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