"Here are the contents for issues of ATTENTION RESEARCH UPDATE published during 1999.  You can get to any issue you would like be clicking on the link for that issue."   David Rabiner, Ph.D.

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ADHD RESEARCH UPDATE - Vol. 26, December, 1999
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In this issue...

* Math performance in children with ADHD: What are the
  difficulties and does stimulant medication help?

* Self-reported depression in mothers of children with
  ADHD

* Sensitivity to reward in children with ADHD - Implications
  for behavioral management

* Long-term outcomes for children who are persistently
  hyperactive, oppositional, or aggressive
 

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ADHD RESEARCH UPDATE - Vol. 25, November, 1999
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In this issue...

* The impact of ADHD symptoms and Conduct problems on
   children's development

* The course of Oppositional Defiant Disorder in children
   with ADHD

* Preliminary reports of a promising new medication

* How ADHD effects preschoolers' understanding stories
 

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ADHD RESEARCH UPDATE - Vol. 24 October, 1999
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In this issue...

* New data on the possible overdiagnosis of ADHD

* ADHD in girls

* The relationship between medication treatment for ADHD and substance abuse

* ADHD as a public health problem: Report on recent meeting sponsored
  by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

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ADHD RESEARCH UPDATE - Vol. 23, September, 1999
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IN THIS ISSUE...

* The impact of ADHD on siblings

* Teachers' ratings of adolescents with ADHD: Do different teachers see the same thing?

* Does methylphendiate cause tics?

* The emotional experience of children with ADHD

- READER QUESTION -

"I have been trying to have my child evaluated at school but the process is going very slowly?
  Can you explain what the procedure should be?"

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ADHD RESEARCH UPDATE - Vol. 22 August, 1999
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In this issue...

* Announcements

- Next on-line discussion for subscribers scheduled for August 12th

- Referral Program

- Individual consultation

* Articles

* Is stimulant medication over prescribed?

* A comparison of Adderall and methylphenidate in treating children with ADHD

* A promising model for school-based behavioral treatment

* ADHD, Central Auditory Processing Disorder, and Learning Disabilities

* Reader Questions *

"Our child was diagnosed with ADHD this summer. My husband does not want to tell his teacher because he is concerned that our son will be stigmatized if we do. What do you suggest?"

"I read that there is no good evidence that Ritalin produces long-tern gains for children with ADHD. If this is true, than why should I have my child take it.?"
 

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ADHD RESEARCH UPDATE - Vol. 21, July, 1999
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In this issue...

* Medication treatment for child and adolescent psychiatric disorders: What is the evidence?

* ADHD in other cultures: The prevalence of ADHD among Brazilian adolescents

* Diet and ADHD revisited

* Differentiating ADHD from Pervasive Developmental Disorder

- Subscriber Question -

"My child's physician started him on 5 mg. of Ritalin recently. It didn't seem to be working and my
son was complaining of headaches so the doctor switched him to imiprimine. He told me that this
was an antidepressant that also helps children with ADHD. Is this a good thing to try?"
 

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ADHD RESEARCH UPDATE - Vol. 20, June, 1999
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In this issue....

* Can ADHD be prevented by early intervention?

* Is it safe to use stimulant medication for children with
  chronic tics?

* Combining medication treatment and behavior modification
  for children with ADHD and Oppositional Defiant Disorder

* Magnesium supplementation as a treatment for ADHD

-READER QUESTION -

"My son is finishing up the 4th grade and had by far his most
difficult year ever.  Does that mean his ADHD is getting worse?
What should we do?"
 

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ADHD RESEARCH UPDATE - Vol. 19, May, 1999
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In this issue...

* Pediatric practices in evaluating children for ADHD

* Predicting children's response to methylphenidate

* How do parent and child perceptions of stimulant medication treatment compare?

* The self-perceptions of children with ADHD

- Question -

"My child is in the third grade and was diagnosed with ADHD earlier this year. He has been taking
Ritalin and his behavior has been much better. His school work, though, continues to be a real problem. Reading and writing in particular are incredibly difficult for him and have hardly improved at all.
What should we do?"
 

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ADHD RESEARCH UPDATE - Vol. 18, April, 1999
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In this issue...

* A new theory of ADHD from Dr. Russell Barkley

* Social problem solving in boys with ADHD

* Stimulant medication treatment and sleep problems in children

* How does having a child with ADHD influence parents' satisfaction with family life?

- READER QUESTION -

"What suggestions do you have for helping my child figure out what to say to children who ask him
about the medication he takes?"
 

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ADHD RESEARCH UPDATE - Vol. 17, March, 1999
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In this issue...

* Adderall vs. Ritalin in the treatment of ADHD

* Reading comprehension in children with ADHD

* The psychosocial adjustment of ADHD boys in young adulthood

* The impact of early attention difficulties on children's reading achievement

- Reader Question -

"Do you have any suggestions about the right way to explain taking medication to a 5-year old? We've tried 3 different medications, two did not work and one had bad side effects."
 

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ADHD RESEARCH UPDATE - Vol. 16, February 1999
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In this issue.....