Disease Information for Attention deficit disorder

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Mental Deficiency Child
Signs & Symptoms
Behavior problems
Decreased attention span
Difficulty concentrating/Distraction/Forgetful
Hypereactive Child
Hypereactive/on exam
Inattention
Difficulty learning/school/workplace
Dyslexia patterns/exam
Emotional outbursts/tantrums/Hot temper
Emotional/affective lability
Hyperactivity, child/signs
Impulsivity
Low frustration tolerance/Child
Short attention span
Stress intolerance/emotional
Task disorganization/inability to complete
Nervousness/excitability/hyperactive adult
School/job performance decline
Spousal/family concern/complaint
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Course/Improves with time/growth/development
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Cerebral palsy
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Childhood depression
Cognitive/learning disability
Dementia
Dyslexia
Mental retardation
Associated Disease & Complications
Acting-out behavior disorder
Adult attention deficit disorder
Attention deficit disorder
Neurobehavior Problems
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/General stress
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Process
PROCESS/Congenital/developmental (category)
PROCESS/Psychiatric/developmental disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Relational/psychiatric (category)
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
ADD Attention deficit disord, ADD Attention deficit disorder, ATTENTION DEFICIT DIS, Attention deficit disorder, ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER UNDIFFERENTIATED, Attention Deficit Disorders, Attention deficits, deficit attention, Deficit Disorder Attention, Deficit Disorders Attention, Disorder attent deficit(hyper), disorder attention deficit, Disorders Attention Deficit, Undifferenciated attention deficit disorder, Undifferentiated attention deficit disorder, Undifferentiated attention deficit disorder (disorder), Synonym/ADHD
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Atomoxetine (Strattera )
RX/Clonidine (Catapres)
RX/Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine)
RX/Lisdexamefetamine (Vyvanse)
RX/Methylphenidate (Ritalin/Focalin)
RX/Pemoline (Cylert)
Definition

A disorder characterized by persistent developmentally inappropriate inattention and impulsivity; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; ADD; ADHD; Attention Deficit Disorder; Hyperkinetic Syndrome; Disorder Subdivisions: ADD, combined type, ADHD, predominantly hyperactive-impulsive type ADHD, predominantly inattentive type; Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral disorder of childhood characterized by short attention span, excessive impulsiveness, and inappropriate hyperactivity; Symptoms of hyeractivity, impulsivity, and inattentive behavior must have been present before the age of seven years and caused impairment in two or more social, academic, or occupational settings; The exact cause of ADHD is not known----------------[NORD 2005]--------------------

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