Resources & Links


National Mental Health Association1021 Prince Street Alexandria, VA  22314 Phone 800-969-6642

CHADD: (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders) 8181 Professional PlaceSuite 201 Landover, MD  20785 Phone 301-306-7070

Internet Special Education Resources: A nationwide directory of professionals who serve the learning disabilities and special education communities. We help parents and caregivers find local special education professionals to help with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder assessment, therapy, advocacy, and other special needs.

Recent Literature

Responsiveness of children with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder to reward and response cost: differential impact on performance and motivation. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2000 Feb; 68(1):73-83.

Does zinc moderate essential fatty acid and amphetamine treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder? J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2000 Summer; 10(2):111-7.

Adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder benefit from massage therapy. Adolescence. 1998 Spring; 33(129):103-8.

Response to methylphenidate in boys with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Acta Paediatr. 1999 Mar;88(3): 298-303.

Psychopharmacologic treatment of acquired attention disorders in children with brain injury. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1998 Sep; 29(3):121-6.

ADHD in girls: clinical comparability of a research sample. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1999 Jan; 38(1):40-7.

Efficacy of methylphenidate among preschool children with developmental disabilities and ADHD. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1999 Jul; 38(7):805-12.

Do typical clinical doses of methylphenidate cause tics in children treated for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder? J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1999 Aug; 38(8):944-51.

Long-term methylphenidate therapy in children with comorbid attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and chronic multiple tic disorder. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1999 Apr; 56(4):330-6.

Effect of methylphenidate on attention in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): ERP evidence. Neuropsychopharmacology. 1999 Aug; 21(2):218-28.

Differential effectiveness of methylphenidate and Adderall in school-age youths with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1999 Jul; 38(7):813-9.

A comparison of ritalin and adderall: efficacy and time-course in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Pediatrics. 1999 Apr; 103(4):e43.

Controlled trial of high doses of pemoline for adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 1999 Jun; 19(3):257-64.

An open trial of bupropion for ADHD in adolescents with substance use disorders and conduct disorder. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1998 Dec; 37(12):1271-8.

A comparative analysis of antidepressants and stimulants for the treatment of adults with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. J Fam Pract. 1999 Jan ;48(1):15-20. Review.

The use of tricyclic antidepressants in children and adolescents. Pediatr Clin North Am. 1998 Oct; 45(5):1123-35. Review.

Further analysis of the separate and interactive effects of methylphenidate and common classroom contingencies. J Appl Behav Anal. 1999 Spring; 32(1):35-50.

Attentional focus of students with hyperactivity during a word-search task. J Abnorm Child Psychol. 1998 Oct; 26(5):335-43.

Neurofeedback combined with training in metacognitive strategies: effectiveness in students with ADD. Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback. 1998 Dec; 23(4):243-63.