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Attention Deficit Disorder Subject Guide LRC@TCC

Scope of this guide: find articles, books, statistics, and other information on Attention Deficit Disorder and Hyperactivity.

Browse TCC library shelves in these areas:

Children. Child development HQ773

Special education LC3950-4806.5

Mental disorders. Child psychiatry RJ370-550

Keywords to search: ADD, ADHD, attention, deficit, hyperactivity, hyperactive

Health Databases (use MyTCC ID to login from off-campus)

Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete is a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. In addition, Consumer Health Complete includes the Clinical Reference System and the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which provides access to up-to-date, concise and clinically relevant drug monographs. The database is updated on a weekly basis.

MEDLINE (or PubMed)

Free and open to the public, PubMed includes MEDLINE. MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Full text can be requested through interlibrary loan.


PsycARTICLES, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.

Education Databases (use MyTCC ID to login from off-campus)

Education Research Complete

ERIC (or through the Department of Education)

ERIC provides ready access to education literature to support the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research.

See also the Psychology Subject Guide.

For other health-related subject guides, see the Health Portal.

Selected resources from the Web: 

Attention Deficit Disorder Association provides support and information for adults with ADHD.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder published by the National Institute of Mental Health

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder entry for MedlinePlus includes overview information, links to journal articles and related organizations

Centers for Disease Control ADHD information

CH.A.D.D. Online (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder ) is maintained by the nation's largest ADD organization, the site provides information on disability issues; online fact sheets on parenting, teaching, or treatment; links to the U.S. Department of Education and other sources.

Mental Health America's ADHD Factsheet