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Dr.Rita Patton
(205) 934-6600
619 19th Street South
Birmingham, AL
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F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1974
Speciality
Psychiatrist
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Hospital: Baptist Montclair
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Nathan Bert Smith, MD
(205) 934-2333
Asst Dean of Adm VH100 1530 3rd Ave S,
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Cooper Green Hosp, Birmingham, Al; University Of Alabama Hosp, Birmingham, Al
Group Practice: Uab Mental Health System

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Christopher R Harmon, MD
2100 16th Avenue South South
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Psychiatry
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1990

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James L Thomason, MD
(817) 738-2400
2000 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1984

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Marilyn E Lachman, MD
(205) 934-4011
1922 7th Ave S Ste 301
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Psychiatry
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Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1988

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Velda Denise Pugh, MD
(995) 206-3000
1600 20th Street South South
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1985

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Srilata Anne, MD
(205) 348-1770
1600 7th Ave S
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Sri Venkatesvara Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Tirupati, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1986

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Sumter Miller Carmichael, MD
(205) 322-5635
1241 29th St S
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1964

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Francis Cleveland Kinney, MD
(205) 934-6054
1713 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1985

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Thad Franklin Ryals, MD
(205) 901-8408
2305 Arlington Ave S
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 2000

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Joining An Attention Deficit Disorder Support Group

Disorders - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Written by Michelle Bery   

Living with the effects of Attention Deficit Disorder can be overwhelming and enormously demanding. Everyday activities that are barely noticed by other people take on a whole new set of challenges when you have Attention Deficit Disorder. The impact on one's daily life can really only be understood by those who have also experienced it. For this reason, many who suffer from this condition often find participation in an Attention Deficit Disorder Support Group to be enormously helpful.

Those who have studied Attention Deficit Disorder are unclear as to its origin but are in agreement that it is most likely a neurological condition; the effects of which are manifested in inattentiveness, hyperactivity, or in some cases, a combination of both. Because of the prevalence of research being conducted, Attention Deficit Disorder has been brought to light in the last decade resulting in more and more diagnoses. Along with behavioral therapy, and in most cases, medical treatment, patients often find support through an Attention Deficit Disorder Support Group to be an integral part of their treatment.

For many, an Attention Deficit Disorder Support Group means the chance to be with people who understand. For young people especially – who are at the age when fitting in is of paramount concern – it can be a tremendous relief to be in a room where they are just like everyone else.

For adults – many of whom suffered through childhood before Attention Deficit Disorder was discovered – the opportunity to interact with those who face similar challenges can be a rewarding experience. Many of these adults are left with feelings of insecurity, having been misdiagnosed, misunderstood, and untreated for most of their lives. An Attention Deficit Disorder Support Group allows them the chance to unleash these feelings of inadequacy in a safe and supportive environment.

Attention Deficit Disorder can affect every area of a sufferer's life, including their social interaction. Because of certain behaviors and challenges associated with the disorder many who suffer from it choose to isolate themselves rather than face social rejection. The Attention Deficit Disorder Support Group can mean a whole new world for Attention Deficit Disorder patients.

For information regarding Attention Deficit Disorder Support Groups the Internet can be an unrivaled resource. Look for support groups online; many will also have information about groups that meet in your local area. Additionally, any medical professional who treats Attention Deficit Disorder will commonly have information about Attention Deficit Disorder Support Groups.

Through medical treatment, emotional health, and a thriving Attention Deficit Disorder Support Group, sufferers of this disorder need no longer suffer alone.

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