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Explanations for the Exclusion of Peers With Mental Health Problems – An Insight Into Stigma

Young people with mental health problems are often excluded from their peer group; however, research has not specifically explored their peers’ explanations for this exclusion. Drawing on data from group interviews with Irish adolescents (N = 148), this study explores … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Characteristics and ADHD – Results of a National Study

The authors examined the association of neighborhood social and physical characteristics with ADHD, accounting for individual and family factors. The 2007 National Survey of Child Health, a nationally representative data set, was used (N= 64,076). Three neighborhood scales were generated: … Continue reading

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The Prevalence of ADHD in a Population-Based Sample

The authors note that few studies of ADHD prevalence have used population-based samples, multiple informants, and Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th ed.; DSM-IV) criteria. Moreover, children who are asymptomatic while receiving ADHD medication often have been misclassified. … Continue reading

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The Co-occurrence of Reading Disorder and ADHD – Epidemiology, Treatment, Psychosocial Impact, and Economic Burden

The co-occurrence of reading disorder (RD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has received increasing attention. The authors’ literature review summarizes the epidemiology, treatment strategies, psychosocial impact, and economic burden associated with the co-occurrence of these conditions, and report that few studies … Continue reading

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Child Interaction Therapy With Deaf Parents and Their Hearing Child – A Case Study

This case study presents the implementation of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) with deaf parents and their 7-year-old hearing son with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), with the help of a certified interpreter and readily available video … Continue reading

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Common Cognitive Deficits in Children With ADHD and Autism – Working Memory and Visual-Motor Integration

The authors reported that although cognitive deficits in working memory (WM) are characteristic features of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and autism, their results in this study also suggested verbal WM measures were better predictors of cognitive deficit than nonverbal WM measures, … Continue reading

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