ADHD in Children (cont.)
Roxanne Dryden-Edwards, MD
Dr. Roxanne Dryden-Edwards is an adult, child, and adolescent psychiatrist. She is a former Chair of the Committee on Developmental Disabilities for the American Psychiatric Association, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, and Medical Director of the National Center for Children and Families in Bethesda, Maryland.
William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
In this Article
- ADHD in children facts
- What is ADHD?
- What are causes and risk factors for ADHD in children?
- What are symptoms and signs of ADHD in children?
- How do physicians diagnose ADHD in children?
- What are the treatments and possible side effects of medications for ADHD in children?
- What are complications and the prognosis of ADHD in children?
- Is it possible to prevent ADHD in children?
- What is the latest research on ADHD in children?
- Are there support groups for children with ADHD?
- Where can people find more information on ADHD in children?
- ADHD FAQs
- Find a local Psychiatrist in your town
Are there support groups for children with ADHD?
4601 Presidents Drive, Suite 300
Lanham, MD 20706
Where can people find more information on ADHD in children?
Attention Deficit Disorder Association
PO Box 543
Pottstown, PA 19464
Attention Deficit Disorder Resources
223 Tacoma Ave S #100
Tacoma, WA 98402
Children and Adults With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
8181 Professional Place, Suite 150
Landover, MD 20785
National Resource Center on AD/HD
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