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By Keith McBurnett, Linda Pfiffner

ISBN-10: 0824729277

ISBN-13: 9780824729271

ISBN-10: 1420017144

ISBN-13: 9781420017144

Compiling the services and examine of a number of the such a lot widely-cited opinion leaders within the box, this reference spans the etiology, overview, and administration of ADHD and covers the entire crucial information required to take care of sufferers with this sickness together with medical definitions, psychosocial administration ways, drugs dosing levels, and developments in public coverage and third-party repayment.

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Jansson-Verkasalo E, Ceponiene R, Valkama M, et al. Deficient speech-sound processing, as shown by the electrophysiologic brain mismatch negativity response, and naming ability in prematurely born children. Neurosci Lett 2003; 348:5–8. McFarland DJ, Cacace AT. Potential problems in the differential diagnosis of (central) auditory processing disorder (CAPD or APD) and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). J Am Acad Audiol 2003; 14:278–80. Chermak GD, Hall JW III, Musiek FE. Differential diagnosis and management of central auditory processing disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

To date, only four studies have investigated the effects on Ritalin on auditory process of children with ADHD and/or APD. Three of them have demonstrated a significant improvement of APD in small group of children with ADHD (58,61,62) and in the last one no differences were found in a group of 66 children (63). Methodology, small group, and variation in the inclusion criteria may have influenced the significant medication effect found on the three first studies. Two of them (61,62) evaluated a population of children diagnosed with ADHD for two successive conditions: first without the treatment and then with it, so the improvement observed may be due to a learning effect.

Arch Otolaryngol 1982; 108:350–6. 47. Pinheiro ML, Musiek FE. Assessment of Central Auditory Dysfunction: Foundations and Clinical Correlates. Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins, 1985. 48. Musiek FE, Baran JA, Pinheiro ML. Duration pattern recognition in normal subjects and patients with cerebral and cochlear lesions. Audiology 1990; 29: 304–13. 49. Hennebert D. Inte´gration de la perception auditive et l’audition alternante. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 1955; 9:344–6. 50. Matzker J. Two new methods for the assessment of central auditory functions in case of brain diseases.

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