We found 7 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Lumberton, NJ.

Specializes in Psychiatry
895 Rancocas Road; Suite 2
Mt Holly, NJ
 

Dr. John Case works as a psychiatrist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Case include attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), anxiety, and schizophrenia. He takes AARP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, QualCare, and more. He attended SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and then went on to complete his residency at Tufts Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD)

All Interests: Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Psychotherapy Treatment, Dementia, Attention Deficit Disorder, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher J Salerno, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
1 Mainbridge Lane
Willingboro, NJ
 

Dr. Christopher Salerno's medical specialty is family medicine. His clinical interests include post-polio syndrome (PPS), warts, and ankle sprain. Dr. Salerno is affiliated with Jefferson Health. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Salerno honors. His education and training includes medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD)

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Pediatrics
693 Main Street
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Richard King is a pediatrician. His areas of expertise include the following: scoliosis, tonsilitis, and anemia. Patient ratings for Dr. King average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. King is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Devon Health Services, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Dr. King attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD)

All Interests: Sports Health, Eating Disorders, Croup, Allergies, Scoliosis, Hernia Surgery, Failure to Thrive, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Pediatrics
693 Main Street
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Marius Wechsler sees patients in Lumberton, NJ and Mount Laurel, NJ. His medical specialty is general pediatrics. Dr. Wechsler's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include scoliosis, tonsilitis, and anemia. He is professionally affiliated with Virtua Memorial. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wechsler accepts. Before completing his residency at Montefiore Medical Center, Dr. Wechsler attended medical school at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).

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Relevant Interests: , attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD)

All Interests: Sports Health, Lung Problems, Physical Exams, Obesity, Rashes, Skin Issues, Eating Disorders, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Pediatrics
693 Main Street; Amherst Commons, Suite D
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Thomas O'Donnell is a general pediatrician in Lumberton, NJ and Mount Laurel, NJ. His areas of expertise include warts, athlete's foot, and sports physicals. He is affiliated with Virtua Memorial. Dr. O'Donnell takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, Devon Health Services, and more. His education and training includes medical school at Temple University School of Medicine and residency at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children.

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Relevant Interests: , attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD)

All Interests: Warts, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Nutrition Issues, Eating Disorders, Cellulitis, Croup, Allergies, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Other, General Pediatrics
621 Beverly Rancocas Road; Suite 2d East Ridge Plaza
Willingboro, NJ
 

Dr. Odette Cohen-Martin specializes in general pediatrics and practices in Willingboro, NJ. Dr. Cohen-Martin attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Cohen-Martin completed a residency program at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. Her areas of expertise include the following: ankle sprain, syncope (fainting), and sports health. Dr. Cohen-Martin is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. She is affiliated with Virtua Memorial.

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Relevant Interests: , attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD)

All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Syncope, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Nutrition Issues, Diabetes ... (Read more)

Specializes in Family Medicine
310 Creek Crossing Boulevard
Hainesport, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Meltzer practices family medicine in Cherry Hill, NJ and Hainesport, NJ. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Meltzer include post-polio syndrome (PPS), warts, and ankle sprain. Dr. Meltzer is affiliated with Virtua Memorial. Dr. Meltzer accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford.

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Relevant Interests: , attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD)

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid ... (Read more)

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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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