Attention Deficit Disorder Library

  • Living with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
    If you’re a parent of a child who’s recently been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you may be devastated and overwhelmed. If you’re an adult who’s recently been diagnosed, you may be going ...
  • ADHD Behavioral Interventions for the Home
    Parents often hear the words "parental training" and think, "Oh great, like you could teach me something that'll control my out-of-control attention deficit disorder child!" And yet research has shown that children with attention deficit ...
  • Comprehensive Treatment of Childhood ADHD
    While learning of the diagnosis of attention deficit disorder (ADHD) makes many parents feel relief, the real work begins in finding the right treatment approach for a child or teen diagnosed with ADHD. If the ...
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Fact Sheet
    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed disorder in children and teens. Its hallmark symptoms include hyperactivity, inattention and impulsivity. Children have difficulty concentrating, following instructions, sitting still and interacting with others. ...
  • ADHD and Head Injury Link Examined
    Recent evidence disputes the theory that head injury early in life increases the risk of developing attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). There is a well-established link between ADHD and traumatic head injury, with some experts suggesting that ...
  • ADHD in the Workplace: Solutions and Success
    For adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), work can become a continual cycle of challenges. Studies show they’re more likely to experience work-related problems, get dismissed and quit impulsively. But your ...
  • Parenting Children With ADHD
    Parenting Children With ADHD: 10 Lessons That Medicine Cannot Teach Kids with ADHD need to be loved and shown how to become successful adults. Unfortunately, their lack of attention and restlessness often get in the way. ...
  • The Survival Guide for Kids With ADD or ADHD
    What are ADD and ADHD? What does it mean to have ADD and ADHD? How can kids diagnosed with ADD and ADHD help themselves succeed in school, get along better at home, and form healthy, ...
  • ADHD & Me
    ADHD & Me: What I Learned from Lighting Fires at the Dinner Table Blake Taylor’s memoir, written when he was 17, offers, for the first time, a young person’s account of what it’s like to live ...
  • Driven To Distraction
    Driven To Distraction : Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood From Amazon.com reviews: This clear and valuable book dispels a variety of myths about attention deficit disorder (ADD). Since both authors have ...
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults
    Most people who have heard of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder assume it’s strictly a diagnosis for excessively rowdy kids. But although symptoms begin to appear in childhood, they don’t automatically disappear at age 18. In fact, ...
  • Recommended Books on ADHD
    Looking for a book to help you or a loved one better understand attention deficit disorder (ADHD)? We recommend the following: Driven To Distraction : Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through ...
  • Resources for Attention Deficit Disorder
    Table of Contents: An Introduction to ADHD Symptoms of ADHD Problems Related to ADHD Causes of ADHD How is ADHD diagnosed? Treatment of ADHD Additional Treatments for ADHD ADHD in Adults Getting Help for ADHD...
  • Future Directions in ADHD
    Table of Contents: An Introduction to ADHD Symptoms of ADHD Problems Related to ADHD Causes of ADHD How is ADHD diagnosed? Treatment of ADHD Additional Treatments for ADHD ADHD in Adults Getting Help for ADHD...
  • Getting Help for Attention Deficit Disorder
    Table of Contents: An Introduction to ADHD Symptoms of ADHD Problems Related to ADHD Causes of ADHD How is ADHD diagnosed? Treatment of ADHD Additional Treatments for ADHD ADHD in Adults Getting Help for ADHD...
  • ADHD in Adults
    Table of Contents: An Introduction to ADHD Symptoms of ADHD Problems Related to ADHD Causes of ADHD How is ADHD diagnosed? Treatment of ADHD Additional Treatments for ADHD ADHD in Adults Getting Help for ADHD...
  • Additional Treatments for ADHD
    Table of Contents: An Introduction to ADHD Symptoms of ADHD Problems Related to ADHD Causes of ADHD How is ADHD diagnosed? Treatment of ADHD Additional Treatments for ADHD ADHD in Adults Getting Help for ADHD...
  • Treatment for Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD)
    Table of Contents: An Introduction to ADHD Symptoms of ADHD Problems Related to ADHD Causes of ADHD How is ADHD diagnosed? Treatment of ADHD Additional Treatments for ADHD ADHD in Adults Getting Help for ADHD...
  • How is ADHD Diagnosed?
    Table of Contents: An Introduction to ADHD Symptoms of ADHD Problems Related to ADHD Causes of ADHD How is ADHD diagnosed? Treatment of ADHD Additional Treatments for ADHD ADHD in Adults Getting Help for ADHD...
  • Causes of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD)
    Table of Contents: An Introduction to ADHD Symptoms of ADHD Problems Related to ADHD Causes of ADHD How is ADHD diagnosed? Treatment of ADHD Additional Treatments for ADHD ADHD in Adults Getting Help for ADHD...
  • Problems Related to ADHD
    Table of Contents: An Introduction to ADHD Symptoms of ADHD Problems Related to ADHD Causes of ADHD How is ADHD diagnosed? Treatment of ADHD Additional Treatments for ADHD ADHD in Adults Getting Help for ADHD...
  • Symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    Table of Contents: An Introduction to ADHD Symptoms of ADHD Problems Related to ADHD Causes of ADHD How is ADHD diagnosed? Treatment of ADHD Additional Treatments for ADHD ADHD in Adults Getting Help for ADHD Future ...
  • An Introduction to ADHD
    Table of Contents: An Introduction to ADHD Symptoms of ADHD Problems Related to ADHD Causes of ADHD How is ADHD diagnosed? Treatment of ADHD Additional Treatments for ADHD ADHD in Adults Getting Help for ADHD...
  • Diagnosing ADHD in Children
    Up to 10% of school-age children now carry a diagnosis of attention deficit disorder (also known as ADHD or ADD), and are in active treatment for the concern. The most commonly prescribed treatment is ...
  • What’s the Difference Between Bipolar and ADHD in Children and Teens?
    Many times a parent is faced with the possibility that their child is suffering from some type of mental health concern. It may have been suggested to them by a teacher or school counselor, or ...