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Specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Child Psychology
2386 Parkview Drive
Grove City, OH
 

Dr. Carol Bline practices cognitive-behavioral therapy and child psychology in Grove City, OH. Dr. Bline's areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, as well as other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients.

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Dr. Susan Lynn Weltner-Brunton, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
921 Chatham Lane; Suite 112
Columbus, OH
 

Dr. Susan Weltner-Brunton is a psychologist in Columbus, OH. Her clinical interests include crisis intervention, depression, and education consultation. Dr. Weltner-Brunton is rated highly by her patients. She is an in-network provider for Medical Mutual, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. Dr. Weltner-Brunton is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Child Psychology
1776 E Broad Street
Columbus, OH
 

Dr. Carl Tishler specializes in child psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tishler include crisis intervention, adoption issues, and depression. He is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Tishler's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
691 S 5th Street
Columbus, OH
 

Dr. David Lowenstein's areas of specialization are psychology and counseling. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lowenstein include crisis intervention, adoption issues, and depression. Dr. Lowenstein is in-network for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Psychology
918 S. Front Street
Columbus, OH
 

Dr. James Hodnett works as a psychologist in Columbus, OH. His areas of expertise include the following: crisis intervention, depression, and phobias. He is in-network for Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. Dr. Hodnett is accepting new patients.

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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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