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Dr. Dana Allen Max, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
5860 S Curtice Street
Littleton, CO
 

Dr. Dana Max practices psychology in Littleton, CO. His areas of expertise include the following: crisis intervention, depression, and infertility. Dr. Max takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. R Timothy Pollak, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
8326 S. Carr Street; Suite 102
Littleton, CO
 

Dr. R. Pollak's specialty is psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pollak include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. He is in-network for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Pollak's office for an appointment.

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Dr. John Randall Holmberg, PsyD
Specializes in Child Psychology
5860 S Curtice Street
Littleton, CO
 

Dr. John Holmberg works as a pediatric psychologist in Littleton, CO. These areas are among Dr. Holmberg's clinical interests: adoption issues, depression, and behavior therapy. He honors Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
3222 South Vance Street; Suite 230
Lakewood, CO
 

Dr. Douglas Hanze practices psychology in Lakewood, CO and Castle Rock, CO. Dr. Hanze's clinical interests include depression, behavior therapy, and education consultation. He is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. He is accepting new patients.

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What is Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD)?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is one of the most common disorders diagnosed in children. Nine percent of children in the USA have been diagnosed with ADHD. Symptoms, which include hyperactivity and difficulty maintaining focus or paying attention, can last into adulthood for some patients. Boys are four times as likely to be diagnosed as girls, although we don’t know why this is.

There are three main types of ADHD:
  • Predominantly hyperactive-impulsive types show symptoms such as constant fidgeting, talking non-stop, touching everything, having trouble sitting still and waiting their turn, and interrupting others.
  • Predominantly inattentive types tend to be distracted, get bored and wander off during tasks, forget things or instructions, daydream, and appear not to be listening. This type is sometimes misdiagnosed because they are not hyperactive and there are fewer behavior issues.
  • Combined types show symptoms from both categories. This is actually the most common type of ADHD.

When diagnosing ADHD, it is important to rule out other issues that may be causing the symptoms. Seizure disorders, hearing loss, anxiety, and domestic problems are some examples of problems that can cause behaviors similar to those seen with ADHD.

Treatment can include stimulant medications, behavioral therapy to teach patients ways to navigate their world and control symptoms better, and accommodations at school or work. A structured environment (with lots of organization and well-defined rules) seems to help most kids with ADHD function at their best.

ADHD is mainly thought of as a disorder that affects children, but symptoms can last into adulthood for a third to half of those diagnosed. In adults, ADHD has similar symptoms as when it is seen in children: impulsive behavior, difficulty maintaining focus, being easily distracted, or a tendency to fidget. These symptoms can cause problems in a patient’s careers and relationships. Additionally, adults with ADHD are at increased risk for substance abuse. Medications can be an important part of treatment for adults, as well as stress reduction techniques and organization skills training. Specialized ADHD coaches can help adults with ADHD manage their symptoms and succeed in all areas of their life.
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