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We found 7 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept Silver Compass 4500 near York, PA.

Dr. Earl W Bernstine, DO
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
3550 Concord Road
York, PA
 

Dr. Earl Bernstine is a specialist in pediatric psychiatry. He works in York, PA. Dr. Bernstine is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Bernstine trained at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and tourette syndrome. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. His professional affiliations include WellSpan Medical Group and WellSpan York Hospital. Dr. Bernstine has an open panel.

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Specializes in Child Psychology
3550 Concord Road
York, PA
 

Dr. Melissa Hertrich works as a pediatric psychologist in York, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Hertrich include attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and mood disorders. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with WellSpan Medical Group. She is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Polly M Rost, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
807 S. George Street
York, PA
 

Dr. Polly Rost works as a psychologist in York, PA and Lancaster, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Rost include high risk pregnancy, depression, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). She accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. She is affiliated with WellSpan York Hospital. Dr. Rost welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Infertility, Eating Disorders, Psychotherapy Treatment, Group Therapy Services, Family ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
3206 E Market Street
York, PA
 

Dr. Elaine Lovelace practices psychology. Dr. Lovelace is especially interested in depression, life transitions, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). She is affiliated with WellSpan York Hospital. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. She is open to new patients.

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Susan M Andrey-Bailey, MS
Specializes in Psychology
3550 Concord Road
York, PA
 

Ms. Susan Andrey-Bailey specializes in psychology and practices in York, PA. Ms. Andrey-Bailey's areas of expertise consist of depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and suicide. She takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. She is affiliated with WellSpan Medical Group. She is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Depression, Suicide, Attention Deficit Disorder, Autism, Women's Health Issues, Grief Counseling

Dr. Glenn Reeder, PsyD
Specializes in Child Psychology
3550 Concord Road
York, PA
 

Dr. Glenn Reeder's specialty is child psychology. His areas of expertise consist of attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), group therapy services, and autism. Dr. Reeder honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. He is professionally affiliated with WellSpan Medical Group. His practice is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Attention Deficit Disorder, Autism, Group Therapy Services, Family Therapy Services

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Specializes in Psychology
3550 Concord Road
York, PA
 

Mr. Robert Boro's area of specialization is psychology. Areas of expertise for Mr. Boro include attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), mood disorders, and family therapy services. Mr. Boro takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. He is affiliated with WellSpan Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Attention Deficit Disorder, Mood Disorders, Family Therapy Services, Anxiety Disorders

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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.