Attention Research Update - 2000

"Here are the contents of issues published in 2000.
Just click on the link to get to the issues you would like to review."


David Rabiner, Ph.D.  Senior Research Scientist, Duke University


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ATTENTION RESEARCH UPDATE - January 2000
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Results of the largest ADHD treatment study ever conducted

What other disorders tend to occur with the different subtypes of ADHD?

How effective is clonidine as a medication for treating ADHD?


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ATTENTION RESEARCH UPDATE - February 2000
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Does ADHD predict early drug use?

Patterns of brain activity in children with ADHD

A new rating scale to assist in diagnosing ADHD in adults

Can children with ADHD be taught better attention skills?


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ATTENTION RESEARCH UPDATE - March 2000
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A National Perspective on Treatment Services for ADHD

Preliminary report of a new medication to assist children with ADHD and severe behavior problems

Does stimulant medication treatment improve self-esteem in children with ADHD and peer problems?

The effect of arousal level on creativity and time estimation in children with ADHD


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ATTENTION RESEARCH UPDATE - April 2000
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An objective procedure for assessing ADHD?

Increasing use of stimulant medication treatment for preschoolers

The continuity of behavior problems and ADHD symptoms from preschool through early adolescence

How does young adult outcome relate to childhood ADHD, aggression, and stimulant medication use?


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ATTENTION RESEARCH UPDATE - May 2000
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The effects of reward and punishment on the performance and motivation of children with ADHD

A behavioral strategy to control impulsivity * Does ADHD predict poor driving outcomes?

Neurofeedback treatment for ADHD and other attenional problems


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ATTENTION RESEARCH UPDATE - June 2000
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Adderall vs. methylphenidate in the treatment of ADHD

A new approach for handling "explosive" children

Social functioning and emotional regulation in children with different subtypes of ADHD


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ATTENTION RESEARCH UPDATE - July 2000
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How well do parents and teachers agree on the diagnosis of ADHD?

Recommended guidelines for medication treatment

Patterns of brain activity linked to positive medication response


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ATTENTION RESEARCH UPDATE - August 2000
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Is stimulant medication overprescribed?

Concerta: A new medication for treating ADHD

Do boys with ADHD overestimate their social competence?

Parent and child report of sleep problems in children with ADHD


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ATTENTION RESEARCH UPDATE - September 2000
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Empathy and emotional functioning in boys with ADHD

Self-esteem in children with ADHD

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ATTENTION RESEARCH UPDATE - October 2000
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Teacher knowledge of ADHD

A procedure for predicting response to stimulant medication treatment

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ATTENTION RESEARCH UPDATE - November 2000
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Can teens with ADHD evaluate the success of medication treatment?

ADHD and language difficulties

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ATTENTION RESEARCH UPDATE - December 2000
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Sports behavior of children with ADHD

Early vs. late onset of ADHD symptoms: Does it matter?


(c) 2000 David Rabiner, Ph.D.

Information presented in Attention Research Update is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for professional medical advice.