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Atypical Attention: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Kim Cornish and John Wilding

in Attention, Genes, and Developmental Disorders

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195179941
eISBN:
9780199864652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179941.003.008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

Chapter 8 focuses exclusively on ADHD, a complex disorder with a broad spectrum of involvement. It is also one of the most widely researched of neurodevelopmental disorders; yet pinpointing its ... More


Problems with ADHD in a School Setting

James C. Raines, Susan Stone, and Andy Frey

in School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195373905
eISBN:
9780199777440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373905.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Characterized by developmentally atypical levels of inattention, activity, and impulsivity, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a prevalent disorder affecting 5%-8% of the school-age ... More


Personalized Integrative Markers for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents

Michael R. Kohn, Simon D. Clarke, and Leanne M. Williams

in Integrative Neuroscience and Personalized Medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195393804
eISBN:
9780199863495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393804.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most common disorder of childhood-adolescent brain health. Here, we take an integrative neuroscience approach to personalized medicine. The goal ... More


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Jacqueline Corcoran

in Mental Health Treatment for Children and Adolescents

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195375718
eISBN:
9780199865529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375718.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

In the U.S. the prevalence rate for the diagnosis of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents is nearly 8%, and worldwide rates are 5%. This chapter reviews the ... More


An Annotated Bibliography of Evidence for Diagnostic-Specific Psychosocial and Psychopharmacological Interventions

Barbara J. Burns, Scott N. Compton, Helen L. Egger, Elizabeth M. Z. Farmer, and Elizabeth B. Robertson

in Community Treatment for Youth: Evidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195134575
eISBN:
9780199864065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134575.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter presents the evidence base for clinic and school-based interventions for four common childhood disorders or related symptom patterns: attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), ... More


Treatment of Adolescents With Disruptive Behavior Disorders

JACQUELINE CORCORAN and DAVID W. SPRINGER

in Building Strengths and Skills: A Collaborative Approach to Working with Clients

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195154306
eISBN:
9780199864287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154306.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter highlights how the strengths- and skills-building model can be used with adolescent disruptive behavior disorders, which include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Conduct ... More


Role of Protein Kinase C and Related Pathways in Vascular Smooth Muscle Contraction and Hypertension

Xiaoying Qiao and Raouf A. Khalil

in Neurovascular Medicine: Pursuing Cellular Longevity for Healthy Aging

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195326697
eISBN:
9780199864874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326697.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Intracellular signaling activities in vascular smooth muscles (VSMs) are central in the control of blood vessel diameter and the regulation of peripheral vascular resistance and blood pressure. ... More


Effective Interventions for Students With ADHD

Martell Teasley

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Mental Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370584
eISBN:
9780199893430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370584.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter provides an overview of evidence-based practice methods, for school social workers and other school counselors, in the assessment and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity ... More


Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Alexander Prehn-Kristensen, Richard Cooke, Lioba Baving, and Cynthia Schumann

in The Clinical Neurobiology of the Hippocampus: An integrative view

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592388
eISBN:
9780199949922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592388.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Behavioral Neuroscience

Neurodevelopmental disorders are a diverse group of behaviourally-relevant multifactorial disorders related to an impairment of growth, maturation, or development of the central nervous system. The ... More


Review of Outcomes with Children and Adolescents with Externalizing Behavior Problems

Jacqueline Corcoran

in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: A Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195385724
eISBN:
9780199914586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385724.003.0054
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses the application of solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) to externalizing behaviors in youth. This represents a broad category of behaviors characterized and described as ... More


Joint Attention, Social Engagement, and the Development of Social Competence

Peter C. Mundy and C. Françoise Acra

in The Development of Social Engagement: Neurobiological Perspectives

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195168716
eISBN:
9780199847853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168716.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The development of joint attention reflects and contributes to the early developmental processes necessary for social engagement and social competence in infants. Results of longitudinal studies ... More


Teacher and Mother Ratings of Attention Problems

Stephanie Schmitz

in Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Attention problems are highly prevalent, with rates of occurrence depending on the definition used, and make up to 50% of child psychiatric cases. ... More


Costing Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Impact on the Individual and Society

David Daley, Rasmus Højbjerg Jacobsen, Anne-Mette Lange, Anders Sørensen, and Jeanette Walldorf

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745556
eISBN:
9780191807619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745556.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The rapid increase in recent years in the number of children and adults diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) raises a number of questions. It is unclear whether the increase ... More


Violence in Psychiatric Populations

JOHN W. RENFREW

in Aggression and Its Causes: A Biopsychosocial Approach

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082302
eISBN:
9780199846894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082302.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines violence and aggressive behaviour in psychiatric populations. The result indicate that two major psychoses, schizophrenia and mood disorders, can involve increased aggressive ... More


Brian Schaffer

Ruth Colker

in Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708101
eISBN:
9780814708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708101.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter focuses on the story of Brian Schaffer, who was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) at the age of seven, to show how difficult it is for any child to prevail ... More


Another Person's Poison: A History of Food Allergy

Matthew Smith

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164849
eISBN:
9780231539197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164849.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book assesses the political, economic, cultural, and health factors that relate to food allergies. It surveys the history of food allergies from ancient times to the present and provides a clear ... More


Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder over the life course

Jessica Agnew-Blais and Larry J. Seidman

in A Life Course Approach to Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199657018
eISBN:
9780191748097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657018.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects ~3–6% of the school-age population in the USA. Symptoms of ADHD have been found to be relatively consistent from childhood through adolescence, ... More


Neurofeminism: An Eco-Pharmacology of Childhood ADHD

Julian Gill-Peterson

in Mattering: Feminism, Science, and Materialism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479833498
eISBN:
9781479842308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479833498.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter considers childhood ADHD and its pharmacological treatment with amphetamine drugs as a case of biopolitical performance enhancement. It takes up the child’s body in the historical ... More


Neuroeconomics of Addiction: The Contribution of Executive Dysfunction

Warren K. Bickel and Richard Yi

in What Is Addiction?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262513111
eISBN:
9780262288248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262513111.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes how the unhealthy choices of addicts result from hyperactivity and hypoactivity, and highlights the less-examined hypoactive executive function processes, or as expressed in ... More


Children’s non-conforming behaviour: personal trouble or public issue?

Geraldine Brady

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Parents’ perceptions of their child when development or behaviour does not appear to conform to societal norms are influenced by the pervasive discourses of health, normality, childhood and ... More


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