We found 8 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept Humana Catastrophic near Temple, TX.

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Dr. Michael P Carey, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Psychiatry, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Pediatric Mental Health
Mental Health Center; Building #222401 South 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Michael Carey specializes in psychology, psychiatry, and developmental-behavioral pediatrics and practices in Temple, TX. These areas are among his clinical interests: depression, behavior therapy, and phobias. Dr. Carey is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health - Central Texas. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. He has received the distinction of Grants from Hogg Foundation for Mental Health and Meadows Foundation.

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

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Developmental Disabilities, Eating Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Q Thompson Jr., DO
Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
2401 S 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. John Thompson practices developmental-behavioral pediatrics in Temple, TX. He graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Scott and White Healthcare. He has a special interest in attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Dr. Thompson takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received the distinction of Chief Residency, Scott & White Hospital, Temple, TX, 1978-1979. Dr. Thompson is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health - Central Texas.

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

All Interests: Attention Deficit Disorder

Dr. Nhung Thi-Vien Tran, MD
Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
1901 Sw Hk Dodgen Loop
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Nhung Tran's medical specialty is developmental-behavioral pediatrics. Dr. Tran is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health - Central Texas. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Tran has received include S.A. Scene Best Physicians and Presidential Teaching Excellence Award, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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

All Interests: Behavioral Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Asperger's Syndrome, Premature ... (Read more)

Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
1901 Sw Hk Dodgen Loop
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Neha Patel's area of specialization is developmental-behavioral pediatrics. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Patel is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health - Central Texas.

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

All Interests: Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jerry A Hall, MD
Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
2401 S 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Jerry Hall's area of specialization is developmental-behavioral pediatrics. Dr. Hall is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health - Central Texas. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center.

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

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Dr. Tracy C Carey, PhD
Specializes in Child Psychology
2401 S 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Tracy Carey practices child psychology in Temple, TX. Dr. Carey takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health - Central Texas.

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All Interests: Adjustment Disorders, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder, Anxiety, ... (Read more)

Dr. Goddy T Corpuz, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hospital Medicine
1901 Sw Hk Dodgen Loop
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Goddy Corpuz works as a pediatric hospitalist. He speaks Filipino. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health - Central Texas. After completing medical school at the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Dr. Corpuz performed his residency at Scott and White Healthcare. Dr. Corpuz is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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

All Interests: Sports Physicals, Attention Deficit Disorder, Minor Procedures

Dr. Tinku Davis, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
6684 West Adams
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Tinku Davis is a general pediatrician. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Davis graduated from Government Medical College, Kottayam and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Davis (or staff) is conversant in Hindi and Malayalam. She is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health - Central Texas.

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

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Preventive Care, Sports Physicals, Sports Injuries, Attention Deficit Disorder

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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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