We found 7 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept Check near Warwick, RI.

Showing 1-7 of 7
Selecting one of the sort options will cause this page to reload and list providers by the selected sort order.
Dr. Daniel D Squires, MPH, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
875 Centerville Road; Unit 2
Warwick, RI
 

Dr. Daniel Squires is a psychologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Squires include depression, behavior therapy, and existential psychotherapy. Dr. Squires takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. He has an open panel.

Read more

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

All Interests: Depression, Diagnostic Evaluation, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, Education, ... (Read more)

Dr. Louis Turchetta, EdD
Specializes in Psychology
1035 Post Road
Warwick, RI
 

Dr. Louis Turchetta practices psychology in Warwick, RI. In addition to English, he speaks Italian. These areas are among Dr. Turchetta's clinical interests: depression, behavior therapy, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Turchetta is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and United Healthcare insurance. He is open to new patients.

Read more

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

All Interests: Depression, Behavior Therapy, Education Consultation, Humanistic Psychotherapy, Grief, Learning ... (Read more)

Dr. Jonathan Gershon, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
400 Bald Hill Road; Suite 530
Warwick, RI
 

Dr. Jonathan Gershon's specialty is psychology. His areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. Dr. Gershon is in-network for Blue Cross, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

Read more

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

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Psychotherapy ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychology
3797 Post Road
Warwick, RI
 

Dr. William Hancur practices psychology in Warwick, RI. His areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. He honors Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. Dr. Hancur's practice is open to new patients.

Read more

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

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Infertility, Phobias, Sports Health, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychology
33 College Hill Road; 29c
Warwick, RI
 

Dr. Steven Hershey works as a psychologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Hershey include depression, behavior therapy, and education consultation. Dr. Hershey takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and United Healthcare insurance. He welcomes new patients.

Read more

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

All Interests: Depression, Education Consultation, Developmental Disabilities, Dissociative Disorders, Education, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychology
1445 Wampanoag Trail; Suite 106
Riverside, RI
 

Dr. Jennifer Newkirk's specialty is psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Newkirk include depression, behavior therapy, and life transitions. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Tufts Health Plan, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

Read more

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

All Interests: Depression, Behavior Therapy, Phobias, Grief, Anger Management, Family Issues, Life Transitions, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychology
889 Centerville Road
Warwick, RI
 

Dr. Sara Dolan specializes in psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dolan include crisis intervention, behavior therapy, and geriatric consultation. She takes Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

Read more

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

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Behavior Therapy, Domestic Abuse, Learning Disabilities, Substance Abuse, ... (Read more)

Gender

Insurance

Reviews

Additional Information

Distinctions

Foreign Language

Accessibility

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Credentials

Years Since Graduation

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.
Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.