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We found 6 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept Humana Catastrophic near Mason, OH.

Dr. Paul Robert Crosby, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
4075 Old Western Row Road
Mason, OH
 

Dr. Paul Crosby's medical specialty is pediatric psychiatry. He has indicated that his clinical interests include attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD) and anxiety disorders. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the University Hospital, Cincinnati, Dr. Crosby attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for medical school. He is affiliated with the University of Cincinnati (UC) Health.

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Dr. Charles Stephen Edwards, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
4075 Old Western Row Road
Mason, OH
 

Dr. C. Edwards practices pediatric psychiatry in Mason, OH. His areas of clinical interest consist of attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He is affiliated with the University of Cincinnati (UC) Health. Dr. Edwards attended medical school at Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. Dr. Edwards is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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All Interests: Attention Deficit Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Dr. Danielle J Johnson, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
4075 Old Western Row Road
Mason, OH
 

Dr. Danielle Johnson sees patients in Mason, OH. Her medical specialty is psychiatry. Her clinical interests encompass attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), mood disorders, and anxiety disorders. Dr. Johnson is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Johnson completed a residency program at the University Hospital, Cincinnati. She is professionally affiliated with the University of Cincinnati (UC) Health.

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

All Interests: Attention Deficit Disorder, Psychotic Disorder, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders

Dr. Linda J Snow Griffin, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
7770 West Chester Road; #250
West Chester, OH
 

Dr. Linda Snow-Griffin is a psychologist in Cincinnati, OH and West Chester, OH. Areas of expertise for Dr. Snow-Griffin include hypnosis (hypnotherapy), psychodynamic therapy, and depression. Dr. Snow-Griffin is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

All Interests: Depression, Psychodynamic Therapy, Hypnosis, Attention Deficit Disorder, Anxiety, ... (Read more)

Scott Keith Bullock, MSW
Specializes in Social Work
4075 Old Western Row Road
Mason, OH
 

Mr. Scott Bullock's area of specialization is social work. Areas of expertise for Mr. Bullock include crisis intervention, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). He is affiliated with the University of Cincinnati (UC) Health. Mr. Bullock honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Eating Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine
7760 W Voice of America Park Drive
West Chester, OH
 

Dr. Theodore Cole's specialty is family medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Cole is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Cole accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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All Interests: Depression, Substance Abuse, Borderline Personality Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Attention ... (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.