Table of Contents

  1. Attention Deficit Disorders and Hyperactivity
    General Information
  2. Causes of Attention Deficit Disorders
  3. Looks Like ADD But Isn't -
    Causes of Inattention, Distractibility,
    and Impulsiveness that are not Attention Deficit Disorders
  4. Learning Disabilities
  5. Perceptual-Motor Difficulties
  6. Disorders of Mood and Affect
  7. Evaluating Children with Attention, Behavior, and Affective Disorders
  8. Treatment of Children with Attention, Behavior, and Affective Disorders
  9. Medications Used to Treat Children with Attention Problems
    Methylphenidate, Dextroamphetamine, Pemoline, Bupropion
    Comparison of Medications Used to Treat Children with Attention Deficit Disorders
  10. Medications Used To Treat Children with Affective Disorders Imipramine, Nortriptyline, Amitriptyline, Lithium, Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs), Carbamazepine, Valproic acid, Gabapentin, Clonidine, Guanfacine, Risperidone
  11. Positive Self-Esteem
  12. Management Techniques for Distractible Children
  13. Resources