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Attention Deficit Disorder Association
PO Box 7557
Wilmington DE 19803

Children and Adults With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
8181 Professional Place, Suite 150
Landover, MD 20785

Learning Disabilities Association of America
4156 Library Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15234-1349

National Center for Learning Disabilities
381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401
New York, NY 10016

National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities (NICHCY)
PO Box 1492
Washington, DC 20013

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
6001 Executive Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20892-9663

Previous contributing authors and editors:

Author: Susan Louisa Montauk, MD, Medical Director, Affinity Center; Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

Coauthor(s): Douglas W Pentz, MA, PhD, Cofounder and Clinical Director, The Affinity Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Editors: Ronald C Albucher, MD, Assistant Chief, Psychiatry Service, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Alan D Schmetzer, MD, Professor and Assistant Chair for Education, Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine.


ADHD Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation and Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Childhood and Adolescence. Subcommittee of the American Academy of Pediatrics: Steering Committee on Quality Improvement and Management. Pediatrics 128 (2011): 1007.

Biederman, J., et al. "Do Stimulants Protect Against Psychiatric Disorders in Youth With ADHD? A 10-Year Follow-up Study." Pediatrics 124.1 July 2009: 71-78.

Brown, Ronald T., et al. "Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Overview of the Evidence." Pediatrics 115.6 June 2005: 749-757.

Brulotte, J., et al. "Complementary, Holistic, and Integrative Medicine: Fish Oils and Neurodevelopmental Disorders." Pediatric Review 30.4 Apr. 2009: e29-e33.

Krull, Kevin R. "Evaluation and Diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents." May 2008.

Krull, Kevin R. "Overview of the Treatment and Prognosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents." May 2008.

Krull, Kevin R. "Pharmacotherapy for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents." May 2008.

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