We found 6 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept Humana Premier near Oshkosh, WI.

Dr. Yazmin Fuentes Miranda, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
855 N Westhaven Drive
Oshkosh, WI
 

Dr. Yazmin Fuentes Miranda is a psychiatry specialist. Dr. Fuentes Miranda's areas of expertise include attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), stress management, and anxiety. Dr. Fuentes Miranda is affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh. Before completing Dr. Fuentes Miranda's residency at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Fuentes Miranda attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. Dr. Fuentes Miranda is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and APS Healthcare.

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All Interests: Phobias, Medication Management, Attention Deficit Disorder, Stress Management, Women's Health ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychology
1855 S Koeller Street
Oshkosh, WI
 

Dr. Steven Cavness practices psychology in Oshkosh, WI and Appleton, WI. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cavness include depression, sexuality, and behavior therapy. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Cavness's office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Depression, Diagnostic Evaluation, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Individual Therapy, Behavior ... (Read more)

Dr. Karin Suesser, PhD
Specializes in Health Psychology
700 N Westhaven Drive
Oshkosh, WI
 

Dr. Karin Suesser is a health psychologist in Oshkosh, WI, Fond Du Lac, WI, and Ripon, WI. Dr. Suesser's clinical interests include attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), stress management, and anxiety. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and APS Healthcare, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, she speaks German. She is professionally affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh.

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All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Developmental Disorders, Grief, Anger Management, Abuse, Attention Deficit ... (Read more)

Dr. Rimas V Janusonis, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
855 N Westhaven Drive
Oshkosh, WI
 

Dr. Rimas Janusonis' specialty is family medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Janusonis include colposcopy, menopause, and menstrual disorders. He is professionally affiliated with ThedaCare. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Rush Medical College, Dr. Janusonis performed his residency at PinnacleHealth. Dr. Janusonis (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Lithuanian.

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

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Adolescent Gynecology, Loop Electrosurgical Excision ... (Read more)

Dr. Eric A Smiltneek, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
855 N Westhaven Drive
Oshkosh, WI
 

Dr. Eric Smiltneek's area of specialization is family medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Smiltneek include menopause, menstrual disorders, and cryotherapy. He is affiliated with ThedaCare. Dr. Smiltneek attended the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and then went on to complete his residency at Columbia St. Mary's Hospital, Milwaukee. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Smiltneek accepts.

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

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Depression, Adolescent Gynecology, Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew J Collins, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
855 N Westhaven Drive
Oshkosh, WI
 

Dr. Andrew Collins' area of specialization is general pediatrics. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and a graduate of Travis Air Force Base, David Grant USAF Medical Center's residency program. His clinical interests include menstrual disorders, cryotherapy, and migraine. Dr. Collins is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Collins is professionally affiliated with ThedaCare.

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All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Cryosurgery, Depression, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck Pain, Circumcision, ... (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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