We found 5 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept Humana Catastrophic near Mason, OH.

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

Dr. Danielle Johnson is a psychiatrist in Mason, OH. She attended medical school at Drexel University College of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at the University Hospital, Cincinnati. Dr. Johnson's areas of expertise include the following: attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), mood disorders, and anxiety disorders. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with the University of Cincinnati (UC) Health.

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

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

Dr. Paul Crosby is a medical specialist in pediatric psychiatry. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Crosby include attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD) and anxiety disorders. Dr. Crosby is professionally affiliated with the University of Cincinnati (UC) Health. He attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the University Hospital, Cincinnati. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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All Interests: Psychopharmacology, Sports Health, Attention Deficit Disorder, Psychotherapy Treatment, Anxiety ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Charles Edwards works as a child & adolescent psychiatrist in Mason, OH. In his practice, he is particularly interested in attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Dr. Edwards is professionally affiliated with the University of Cincinnati (UC) Health. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky, Dr. Edwards attended Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. Dr. Edwards takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

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

Dr. Linda Snow-Griffin works as a psychologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Snow-Griffin include hypnosis (hypnotherapy), psychodynamic therapy, and depression. Dr. Snow-Griffin accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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 is a social worker. His areas of expertise include the following: crisis intervention, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Mr. Bullock accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is affiliated with the University of Cincinnati (UC) Health.

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