Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: The road traveled and the road ahead
- ADHD medication causes hallucinations. // Foods Matter (UK);Mar2009, p15
The article focuses on a U.S. Food and Drug Administration report citing that at least 1% to 2% of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who are taking stimulant medication experience hallucinations as published in the periodical "Pediatrics." It notes that hallucinations...
- Melatonin effects on sleep disorders in children with attention deicit hyperactivity disorder. Bahremand, Zahra; Hashemian, Peyman; Moharreri, Fatemeh; Soltani, Ehsan // Reviews in Clinical Medicine;2014, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p233
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is one of the most common psychiatric disorders in childhood. Around 25-50% of these children suffered from some kind of sleep disorder especially with chronic form of insomnia. The physicians usually have a plan for improving hyperactivity and attention...
- Does Early Exposure to Stimulants Lead to Substance Use Disorders Later on? Prousky, Jonathan E. // Ethical Human Psychology & Psychiatry;2015, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p22
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) denotes childhood problems of hyperactivity, inattention, and impulsivity, leading to impairments in daily functioning, scholastic performance, and relationships with peers. Although the rationale for stimulant medication is to reduce the morbidity...
- dextroamphetamine. // Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, 10th edition;2007, p373
The article presents a nursing guide to dextroamphetamine, a central nervous stimulant and amphetamine used for the treatment of narcolepsy and adjunct management of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Indications and contraindications are mentioned. Adverse reactions to the drug are...
- Psychostimulant use for children with ADHD in Australia. Prosser, Brenton; Reid, Robert // Journal of Emotional & Behavioral Disorders;Summer99, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p110
Presents data from Australia on psychostimulant production and prescription rates for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). How use of medication for ADHD is increasing in Australia; Prescription usage for ADHD in the United States; Methods used in collecting data for...
- PRESCRIPTION STIMULANTS. // Scholastic Choices;Apr/May2011, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p16
The article offers information on prescription stimulants and discusses its role in treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
- Hyperactivity: Symptoms vs. medication side effects. // Child Health Alert;Jan1998, Vol. 16, p2
Focuses on medications for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Most effective drugs for hyperactivity; Drugs that causes fewer side effects; Most common side effects of the stimulants.
- Side effects of medications in children with AFHD. Huffman, Grace Brooke // American Family Physician;2/1/1998, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p551
Focuses on the side effects of drugs used to treat children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may have on them, with emphasis on a trial conducted in order to draw a comparison of the side effects of methylphenidate and dexamphetamine by D. Efron, et al and appeared in the...
- Attention please. // New Scientist;11/5/2011, Vol. 212 Issue 2837, p4
The article discusses results of research by William Cooper of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee and colleagues investigating the cardiovascular side effects of drugs used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).