Navigation Links
AAP expands ages for diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in children
Date:10/15/2011

o severe symptoms who do not see significant improvement after behavior therapy, starting with a lower dose. For elementary school children and adolescents, the AAP recommends both FDA-approved medications and behavior therapy.

"Because ADHD is a chronic condition, it requires a team approach, including the patients, their parents, the pediatrician, therapists, and teachers," Dr. Wolraich said.

In addition to the formal recommendations for assessment, diagnosis and treatment of ADHD, the guidelines provide a single algorithm to guide the clinical process. The AAP is also releasing a newly revised and updated ADHD Toolkit to assist health care providers diagnose and treat ADHD in their patients. To help parents understand the new guidance on ADHD, the AAP has published a detailed and updated consumer resource book entitled "ADHD: What Every Parent Needs to Know." Parent information will also be available at www.healthychildren.org/adhd starting Oct. 16.


'/>"/>

Contact: Susan Martin
ssmartin@aap.org
847-434-7131
American Academy of Pediatrics
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Toys"R"Us, Inc. Expands its Support of Autism Speaks Throughout North America
2. Carpet and Rug Institute Expands Seal of Approval Program
3. Language Service Leader Expands to Meet Booming, Global Industry Demand.
4. Bluegiga Expands to Health and Medical Market With the New Bluegiga eHealth Access Point
5. SRI International Expands Neurosciences Research with New Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Program
6. Estes Audiology Expands to Boerne in Association with Jim Atkins, M.D.
7. California Dental Association Foundation Expands Care to States Underserved Communities
8. Kaplan Continuing Education Expands Health Care Certificate Programs
9. Sociologist expands US conversation on human rights
10. First Coast Service Options (FCSO) Expands Use of Burgess Products
11. Surgeon General with Microsoft HealthVault Expands Consumer Benefits for the My Family Health Portrait Offering
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/18/2014)... article published online in The Gerontologist ... music is associated with a decrease in anxiety about ... of control over their lives. In particular, listening to ... about death and an increase in sense of control. ... women and men, and individuals of both low- and ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine researchers have been ... for diabetes, Novo Nordisk announced this month. Of the ... and Obesity Biologics Science Forum Program, only four projects ... Hopkins researchers. They are Jonathan Powell, M.D., Ph.D.; G. ... , Jonathan Powell, a professor of oncology, will use ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI) recently ... molecule in metastatic breast cancer reduces both the growth ... BRI scientists have found in models of the disease ... - 80 percent and can keep the tumor from ... five-year grant comes from the National Cancer Institute of ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... A new study in the American Journal of ... searches reveals a recurring pattern that could be leveraged ... from San Diego State University, the Santa Fe Institute, ... Google searches (searches that included the term healthy and ... U.S. from 2005 to 2012. They found that on ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... by Northwestern Medicine scientists could lead to potential new ... people with scleroderma. , Fibrosis, or scarring, is ... the skin and lungs can lead to serious organ ... for new therapeutic options centers on findings made by ... identified the role that a specific protein plays in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Religious music brings benefit to seniors' mental health 2Health News:Benaroya Research Institute evaluates immunology approach to blocking breast cancer 2Health News:New research shows people are thinking about their health early in the week 2Health News:New clues on tissue scarring in scleroderma 2
... , ... a global healthcare company, announced the official launch of its "Race with Insulin" Twitter ... Firestone Indy Lights™ race car driver Charlie Kimball, who demonstrates that with proper management, ... ...
... resource will continue to help Minnesotans find affordable medical, ... , , ST. PAUL, Minn., July 1 ... number of people without coverage for health care services, ... statewide health care information and referral service, from the ...
... FORD, Pa., July 1 Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ... July 30, 2009 and will host a conference call ... these results. , , David P. Holveck, ... officer, Alan Levin, chief financial officer, Ivan Gergel, M.D., executive ...
... Lack of improvement in death rates, experts say, may be ... -- Despite efforts to fine-tune the procedure for cardiopulmonary ... CPR has not changed much in recent decades, new research ... than 65 who received CPR while in the hospital survived ...
... ... ... The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is pleased to announce the installation of its new ... Menighan was appointed as APhA,s Executive Vice President and CEO-Designate and began the transition into ...
... Network of America, LLC (DNoA) announced today the completion ... Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM), a nonprofit ... in Michigan, in addition to members of Michigan-headquartered groups ... , The acquisition brings two strategically focused companies -- ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Novo Nordisk Launches Twitter Page with Race Car Driver Charlie Kimball 2Health News:Novo Nordisk Launches Twitter Page with Race Car Driver Charlie Kimball 3Health News:Novo Nordisk Launches Twitter Page with Race Car Driver Charlie Kimball 4Health News:Novo Nordisk Launches Twitter Page with Race Car Driver Charlie Kimball 5Health News:Portico Healthnet Assumes Operation of 489-CARE Information and Referral Service 2Health News:Endo Pharmaceuticals to Announce Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results on July 30, 2009 2Health News:CPR Survival Rates for Older People Unchanged 2Health News:CPR Survival Rates for Older People Unchanged 3Health News:APhA Welcomes New Leader 2Health News:APhA Welcomes New Leader 3Health News:Dental Network of America (DNoA) Acquires DenteMax, Owned by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan 2Health News:Dental Network of America (DNoA) Acquires DenteMax, Owned by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan 3Health News:Dental Network of America (DNoA) Acquires DenteMax, Owned by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan 4
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014 MultiCell Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ... patent application concerning composition of matter, biological targets, mechanism ... cell death.  This patent application describes ... RNA molecules (VSRNAs) which interfere with the basic homeostatic ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces ... available in its catalogue: ... Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 ... Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  A novel wearable injector slightly larger ... painless for patients to self-inject prescription drugs in the large ... cancer, blood diseases, autoimmune deficiencies, and genetic disorders.  ... to $220B by 2018, according to analysts.   Many of these ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:MultiCell Technologies Files Patent Application Covering New Class of RNA Therapeutics 2MultiCell Technologies Files Patent Application Covering New Class of RNA Therapeutics 3PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 2PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 3PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 4PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 5Enable Injections Presents A New Class of Injectors for Drug Delivery at PEPTalk, Drug Delivery Partnership Meetings 2
... Drug safety remains front and center for the U.S. ... improve the public,s perception of the organization. Likewise, the ... consumers and recognizes that its diligence in the reporting ... effort. One issue that is impacting both ...
... 28, 2011 VirtualScopics, Inc. (Nasdaq: VSCP ), ... announced that before the market opens on Thursday, February 24, ... 2010 financial results. The company will host a conference call ... President and Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Markin, and Chief Business ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Navigating the Gray Areas of Post-Marketing Surveillance 2VirtualScopics Schedules Fourth Quarter/Full Year 2010 Earnings Announcement 2
SOLOS Endoscopy shares your commitment to provide every patient with the highest quality care available through our ongoing research and development of advanced surgical instruments and diagnostic so...
SOLOS Endoscopy shares your commitment to provide every patient with the highest quality care available through our ongoing research and development of advanced surgical instruments and diagnostic so...
SOLOS Endoscopy shares your commitment to provide every patient with the highest quality care available through our ongoing research and development of advanced surgical instruments and diagnostic so...
... 5mm AEM Laparoscopic Instruments incorporate a layered ... are shielded and monitored to prevent stray ... instrument caused by insulation failure or capacitive ... protective shield built into all AEM Instruments ...
Medicine Products: