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Meditation therapies for attention‐deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, June 2010
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2 news outlets
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1 policy source
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9 X users
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3 Facebook pages
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14 Wikipedia pages

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Title
Meditation therapies for attention‐deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, June 2010
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd006507.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Thawatchai Krisanaprakornkit, Chetta Ngamjarus, Chartree Witoonchart, Nawanant Piyavhatkul

Abstract

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common developmental disorders experienced in childhood and can persist into adulthood. The disorder has early onset and is characterized by a combination of overactive, poorly modulated behavior with marked inattention. In the long term it can impair academic performance, vocational success and social-emotional development. Meditation is increasingly used for psychological conditions and could be used as a tool for attentional training in the ADHD population.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 5 <1%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
India 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Czechia 1 <1%
Unknown 607 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 114 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 77 12%
Student > Bachelor 62 10%
Researcher 61 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 46 7%
Other 123 20%
Unknown 137 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 139 22%
Medicine and Dentistry 129 21%
Nursing and Health Professions 60 10%
Social Sciences 36 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 17 3%
Other 79 13%
Unknown 160 26%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 31. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 12 June 2023.
All research outputs
#1,264,118
of 25,374,647 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2,659
of 11,484 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3,570
of 96,578 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#6
of 75 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 25,374,647 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 95th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 11,484 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 39.9. This one has done well, scoring higher than 76% of its peers.
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