AD/HD: POSSIBLE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

REICHELT, Karl and NÖDLAND, M. and FOSSE, K. and KNIVSBERG, A.M. (2008) AD/HD: POSSIBLE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT. Journal of Special Education and Rehabilitation, 9 (3-4). pp. 85-95. ISSN 1409-6099

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to show that a more exact diagnosis and dietary intervention in AD/HD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Di­sor­der) is possible and probable. The clinical symptom based diagnosis we suggest may be supplemented with physiological tests. A ge­netic and environmental inter-action is clearly involved and explainable using phenyl­ke­tonuria as a model. Method: Examining peer reviewed published papers on gut to blood, blood to brain inter­action and effect of interventions in AD/HD and our own studies in the field. The various treatment options are discussed. Results: It can be shown that a gut to brain activity is possible and probable, and dietary intervention is useful and probably safer than drugs. Preliminary data on a small five year follow up of dietary intervention is shown.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Vladimir Trajkovski
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2015 09:29
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2015 09:29
URI: http://eprints.jser.fon.edu.mk/id/eprint/154

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