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ADHD [June 2002]



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There are still many unanswered questions about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But even though the cause and cure still elude us, significant progress has been made in medical treatment and behavioral therapy for ADHD, a disorder so often misunderstood. Join us as medical experts discuss some of the most important questions about the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in children and adults.

THIS WEEK'S PROGRAMS:

Not Just for Kids: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder exists in the public imagination as a childhood issue. Yet the diagnosis of ADHD is increasingly applied to adults. What are the symptoms of ADHD in adults? Is it treated with the same techniques used for children? Join our experts as they take an in-depth look at ADHD in adults and discuss treatment options.
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Medical Treatments for ADHD: What Are the Options?
If your child is diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, his or her doctor may recommend medical treatment. What medications are currently available, and how effective are they? Are they safe for your child? How long will your child remain on medication? Our panel of experts will address the current medical treatments for ADHD in children.
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: What Every Parent Should Know
Almost everyone has heard about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD as itís commonly known. And you may be aware that there's a debate as to whether it is a real or invented disorder. But few people understand what the term really means, or realize how many children and adults may have it. What are the supposed causes and symptoms of ADHD? How is it diagnosed? Join our panel of experts as they address these questions and more.
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For more information about ADHD, visit http://www.understandingADHD.com

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The Search for Stimulation: Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Les Linet, MD
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