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Genetics research suggests links between common disorders

05 November 2009

Learning Disability Practice


Dyslexia, dyspraxia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Asperger syndrome and autism have traditionally been defined and treated separately. New...

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a model of nursing care

26 November 2011

Mental Health Practice


People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can suffer its consequences throughout their lives. This article considers the development of a...

Paying attention

02 August 2011

Nursing Standard


Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is often misunderstood. But nurse specialists are helping families cope with the condition.

Attitudes towards attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in child and adolescent mental health services teams

23 July 2008

Mental Health Practice


Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common psychiatric disorders of childhood and is characterised by elevated levels of inattentive...

Nutritional management of children who follow therapeutic diets for medical reasons

31 October 2012

Primary Health Care


A child’s nutritional status has a significant effect on health and development. While children’s diets in the UK have improved over the past 15 years, some...

Evaluation of a drop‐in clinic for young people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Nursing Children and Young People

evidence & practice

Aims Aims To implement and evaluate a nurse‐led, multi‐agency drop‐in clinic for young people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Method Method A...

Mental health issues in children: exploring primary school teachers’ experiences, knowledge and training needs

27 April 2021

Mental Health Practice

evidence and practice

Background Mental health disorders often begin in childhood and children spend a substantial amount of time in school. Adequately trained schoolteachers therefore...