Addiction to Adderall
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...Adderall There are numerous drugs that are utilized within our society today, some found predominately within the legitimate frameworkof medical practices and others designed solely for recreational and experimental purposes. These drugs are being used by almost every section of our society and these drugs are becoming a necessity in modern times to a large number of people who are highly dependent on drugs. There are numerous drugs under legal and illegal consumption and businesses. Hence, misuse of drugs which are legally produced and sold are very common among people. Also misuse and abuse of drugs which are illegally produced and sold are increasing at rapid speed among consumers... ? Addiction to...
Addiction to Adderall
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...Adderall There are numerous drugs that are utilized within our society today, some found predominately within the legitimate framework of medical practices and others designed solely for recreational and experimental purposes. These drugs are being used by almost every section of our society and these drugs are becoming a necessity in modern times to a large number of people who are highly dependent on drugs. There are numerous drugs under legal and illegal consumption and businesses. Hence, misuse of drugs which are legally produced and sold are very common among people. Also misuse and abuse of drugs which are illegally produced and sold are increasing at rapid speed among consumers... Addiction to...
"The Growing Use of Adderall Among College Students"
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...Adderall abuse among college Adderall abuse increasing among college Adderall lies in the of amphetamine where its use is legal in some nations, but illegal in others. The usage of Adderall is for the treatment and management of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders and narcolepsy, but its sale in Canada and the USA is in the legal prescription list. In other instances, the drug is also applicable in the treatment of obesity, sleep related disorders, and at times severe depression. In recent years, college students have adopted the use of this drug as a way of enhancing their productivity levels in their classes. This has led them to acquire the medicines illegally because of its... ? Growing...
The Controversy of college students use Ritalin and Adderal
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...Adderall MENG YAN ENL 213 Steve Lindeman Jun 21.2014 Abstract Ritalin and Adderall are prescription drugs used to treat children and adults suffering from attention deficit disorder and ADHD. Recent studies assert that college students use Ritalin and Adderall to enhance their focus on studying and getting a good grade. College students use Ritalin and Adderall without the physician’s prescription and in ways that are inconsistent with the prescribing physician’s instructions. This research introduces... The Controversy of College Use Ritalin and Adderall ...
Drug Therapy handout
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...Adderall XR The drug is used for treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) among both children as well as adults. Adderall XR is usually administered orally, and is deemed effective specifically for adults who are suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. The drug... Drug Therapy Handout Drug Therapies Fill in the following boxes by identifying and describing four categories of drug therapy. Give an example of a drug in each category and state which disorder it is used to treat. Discuss how the drug works, and include any undesirable side effects. Save this document and type directly onto the document and into the boxes. The boxes will expand to accommodate what you write. ...
Substance use
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...Adderall Side Effects [Amphetamine/Dextroamphetamine Composite] aka Aderol, Aderall and Aderal... ? Substance abuse continues to be one of the major problems that continues to plague society in general. One of the main aspects of abuse that continues to be the focal point of this discussion is the abuse of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHS). ADHD is one of the most common disorders that affects between 8 to 12% of adults. It also affects 4% of the adults nationwide. Researchers continued to be alarmed at this fact act as there is a steep rise in ADHD drug abuse. Since ADHD is stimulant drug which contains either methylphenidates or amphetamines, the risk of children abusing this drug has...
Argumentative essay about study drugs
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...Adderall as a schedule II drug. The schedule II drugs have the highest potential for abuse and a dependence profile (Cooper). Moreover, according to Dr. Kotwicki, these drug produce euphoria... Argumentative essay about study drugs Introduction Study drugs are the prescription drugs in which find solace while studying for the purposes of increasing their cramming abilities as well as own concentration span. The students abusing these drugs may be having the prescriptions but using the drugs improperly or worse still, used illegally without any prescription, which is more often. The police departments take it very seriously as the buying and usage of these drugs without prescriptions and for those who...
Textual analysis
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...Adderall helped him focus his mind on the tasks at hand but it did not make him feel smarter. According to Alex, “The drug, along with a steady stream of caffeine, helped him to concentrate during classes and meetings, but he noticed some odd effects... A Critical Look At Margaret Talbot’s Article ‘Brain Gain: the Underground World of “Neuroenhancing” Drugs’ Margaret Talbot wrote an investigative report on the use of neuroenhancing drugs. In her article ‘Brain Gain: the Underground World of “Neuroenhancing” Drugs’ interviewed several people who have been using nueroenahancers to boost their mental capacity. She also interviewed experts in the field of neurology to find out if certain drugs can indeed...
Attention-deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder
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...Adderall... 2 May Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a kind of disorder associated with the development of a child. The patient of ADHD experiences attentional problems along with hyperactivity in most of the cases, though the two problems may occur alone in rare cases. Symptoms of ADHD show up before the child becomes seven years old. ADHD is amongst the most frequently encountered developmental disorders in children. A significant population of the children who experience ADHD in the childhood continue to experience these problems in the adulthood. Adults suffering from ADHD try to compensate for the impairments by building coping...
National Institute of Health
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...Adderall is used to treat children with distractibility, short attention span, hyperactivity, mood swings and impulsiveness. The main ingredients of this drug are Dextroamphetamine Saccharate, Amphetamine Aspartate and Dextroamphetamine Sulfate USP. This drug improves attention span, ability to follow directions, decreases distractibility and impulsivity, stubbornness and aggression. (RxList, 29th January 2005). In most patients tangible benefits are realized within 3 to 4 weeks. The dangers of using this drug are that prolonged use leads to drug dependence and in psychotic children there may be an increase in behavioural disturbance. Further, it is contra indicated... Attention Deficit Hyperactivity...
Drug Card
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...Adderall. Classification: Stimulant. Dosage: Taken once per day. Route... Drug card Drug Card A drug card is a collection of details about certain drugs. The details may include generic and tradename of a drug, dosage, classification and route of administration of the drug, side effects, action and use of the drug. This implies that drugs can be broadly classified according to various practices and uses. Thus, classification of drugs is necessary for efficiency in the identification and use. This paper shall thus provide a drug card highlighting the necessary details with regard to ten selected drugs. Temazepam Trade name: Restoril. Classification: sedative. Dosage: Taken for 7-10 days based on medica...
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...Adderall. Little did he know the effect of these drugs to the child, who by then was at a young age. He explains that the child’s battery would be sometimes too large for his body, an effect of the drugs. This condition made him leap from the couch and spring to reach to the ceiling. However, at the age of 21, all the exorbitance nature of the young boy ended when he was found lying dead in the floor of his room. By then, he was in senior college. His death was as a result of a mixture of alcohol and drugs. Gup (n.p.) argues that according to his family, his son was an angel. Nobody ever suspected that he could have been a drug addict. Although he says that nobody... Over Reliance of Drugs Increases...
Abnormal Psychology- Psychosis
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...Adderall is also known to cause violent behavior among the individuals who are taking the drug (White, 1999) as well as sudden deaths related to heart diseases (Gandhi et al., 2005). Also considered as ADHD drug, Sparlon was recently reported by the FDA to cause psychosis or mania among children who were prescribed with the drug. (Zwillich, 2006) Discussion Considering the adverse health consequences and sudden death caused by anti-psychotic medications that are available in the market, psychotic patients should be given the right to refuse treatment. In some cases, anti-psychotic drugs such as Adderall could cause a person to become violent. Taking...
A Risk-Benefit Analysis of Modern Treatment Modalities for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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...Adderall can directly effect the mesolimbic reward pathway in the brain; leading to a high potential for addition. (Schilling, 2003) Contraindications: MAOI's - do not administer for at least two weeks after last dose. SSRIs (selective serotonin re uptake inhibitors), NRIs (norepinephrine re uptake inhibitors, e.g., atomoxetine, etc... ? A Risk-Benefit Analysis of Modern Treatment Modalities for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. INTRODUCTION Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a chronic neurological condition that becomes apparent in childhood, before the age of seven, but often continues into adulthood. It is characterized by persistent restless energy and an inability to quietly...
Should SDSu student use ADHD drug to help them study?
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...Adderall is the most common prescribed drug for students with ADHD, with Ritalin and Dexedrine. ADHD stimulant is a legal drug as compared to other illegal drugs sold on the street. When one buys these drugs, it is evident that dirty druggies like those who prepare cocaine do not prepare the drug. Therefore, SDSu students... ? Should SDSu use ADHD Drug to help them Study? Should SDSu use ADHD Drug to help them Study? With theongoing efforts towards education reforms, focus has shifted towards students with special needs. In particular, there are heated debates on how best to accommodate for the needs of students presenting with attention deficit disorders. Student presenting with attention-deficit...
Prescription Pill Abuse
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...Adderall, and central nervous system depressants including Xanax and Valium are the most common abused prescription pills over the past few years. Over-the-counter... information Prescription Pill Abuse Introduction Prescription pill abuse or prescription drug abuse can be explained as an individual’s taking medication that is not prescribed for him, or taking medication for no reasons or in dosages other than as prescribed. As researchers point out, prescription drug abuse causes serious health effects including addiction. For the last few years, prescription pill abuse has been raising great challenges to healthcares as teenagers constitute the major risk group concerned. According to physicians,...
Amphetamine Use and Abuse
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...Adderall, Ritalin and Related Drugs for Behavior Modification, Neuroenhancement and Anti-Aging Purposes (Vol. 10). McFarland Publishing. 2. Rengert, G. F. (1996). The geography of illegal drugs (pp. 92-104). Boulder, CO: Westview Press. 3. Cleaner, W. B., & Serenity, T. N. (2004). Club drugs: MDMA, gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB), Rohypnol, and ketamine. Am Fam Physician, 69(11), 2619-2627. 4. Escohotado, A. (1999). A brief history of drugs: From the stone age to the stoned age. Rochester, VT: Park Street Press.... USE AND ABUSE OF AMPHETAMINE (The of (Teachers CHANGES IN AMPHETAMINE USE SINCE 1950 TO PRESENT The periphery of the chronological history of Amphetamine dates back to 1937.It was then available...
Cognitive-Enhancing Drugs
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...Adderall and Ritalin. These drugs are purchased from illegal pushers who lurk around campus premises countrywide and can be easily accessed by any student. How the Drug Works Cognitive drugs enhance the mental functions of a person significantly. This works when a human brain’s... ? Introduction in academic s nowadays are involving themselves with the use of cognitive enhancing drugs. This is order for them to get competitive grades that can compete in the cutthroat academic, field in the U.S. This may be due to pressure to excel or sheer laziness by the user to get an unmerited improvement over his or her classmates. Examples of commonly used cognitive drugs or “smart drugs” include drugs such as...
Medication for ADHD Children
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...Adderall and Ritalin... ?Running head: Medication for ADHD Children Medication for ADHD Children Insert Insert Insert 29 October Abstract Medication of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder generally helps to reduce inattentiveness and hyperactivity among children and adults with the disorder. However, some medications of ADHD may be substituted with other treatment options such as behavior therapy in case patients develop risky health hazards and side effects. Researchers have also proved that healthy diets, appropriate lifestyle choices, and other treatment methods such as behavioral therapy can effectively help ADHD patients to manage their symptoms. It is also important to note that...
Modern Technological Stressors and Distractions of the College Students
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...Adderall and (iii) Dextroamphetamine e.g. Dexedrine. These medications are usually prescribed to treat ADD and ADHD. Students use these medications to increase the level of their alertness and to gain improvement in concentrations. The students who are prescribed these medications and feel positive effects in turn suggest them to their friends and fellow students... ?04 December, Modern Technological Stressors and Distractions of the College Introduction It is a common saying that “Give a person a fish and feed them for a day; teach that person to use the internet and they won’t bother you for weeks”, in fact they won’t bother you at all again. Modern technology has engrossed lives to an extent that it...
Treatment of disorders
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...Adderall) or methylphenidate (examples include Ritalin, Concerta, or Metadate CD). These medications improve symptoms in about 70% of children who have the condition. However parents are a lot more concerned about their children, and it often makes them worried about the loss of appetite of their children, sleeping problems in children and related issues, research has shown that nothing such teribles happens... Running Head: Treatment of psychological Disorders Treatment of disorders Faraz Saeed Academia Research Anxiety Anxiety disorders can be treated simply through many ways, however there is no surety that the treatment would be successful or failure. The common treatments given to the patients of an...
Perscription drug abuse
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...Adderall are stimulants that are most commonly used in this regard. Where CNS depressants work to decrease the activity of the brain, stimulants work in a completely different manner, they have an effect quite similar to that of caffeine only that it is much stronger. Ritalin and a few other stimulants are most commonly abused and are used with cocaine which also acts on the similar parts of the brain activating it which produces a hyperactive affect on the user making them high. For those who use stimulants with a combination of cocaine very frequently can suffer from high body temperature, spasms and complications related... ? Prescription Drug Abuse This paper gives a brief introduction on...
Prescriptions of stimulant medication for ADHD
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...Adderall and Concerta. The study found out that the number of people living in America utilizing prescription medication to treat ADHD rose 36% from 2008 to 2012. And the sum was even bigger for some clusters (Moskowitz, 2014). For females (adults) between 26 and 34 years, ADHD prescriptions rose 85% (Moskowitz, 2014). In general, prescriptions for adults went up 53%, to a projected 2.6 million people in the United States... Prescriptions of Stimulant Medication for ADHD Prescriptions of Stimulant Medication for ADHD Many children (and adults) are face misdiagnosis through their psychologists and other health care practitioners as particular emotional and social characteristics of gifted children are...
Effect of Drugs in One's Health
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...Adderall may lead to a combination of physical, emotional... ? The Effects of Drugs on One’s Health Whether out of mere misuse or a strong addiction, overdoses may always result from the use of both prescription and non-prescription drugs. However, according to a 2007 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, overdoses resulting from prescription drugs outnumber those from non-prescription drugs in the 26,000 fatal cases of drug overdose in the United States each year (Davis). Apart from these fatal cases, around 120,000 Americans every year suffer from the harmful and debilitating effects of overdosing on painkillers (Davis). Nevertheless, one should give equal attention to...
Effect of Drugs in One's Health
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...Adderall may lead to a combination of physical... The Effects of Drugs on One’s Health Whether out of mere misuse or a strong addiction, overdoses may always result from the use of both prescription and non-prescription drugs. However, according to a 2007 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, overdoses resulting from prescription drugs outnumber those from non-prescription drugs in the 26,000 fatal cases of drug overdose in the United States each year (Davis). Apart from these fatal cases, around 120,000 Americans every year suffer from the harmful and debilitating effects of overdosing on painkillers (Davis). Nevertheless, one should give equal attention to non-prescription drugs....
Attention Deficit Disorder
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...Adderall, Cylert with Ritalin being the most popular. Ritalin contains methylphenidate which is "Currently the focus of widespread and intensive study and is broadly considered by experts in the treatment of ADD to be the single most effective intervention for inattention and impulsivity" (Noral). Methylphenidate has demonstrated effectiveness... If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder you are well aware of both the daunting physical and emotional side affects that can be brought on by this disorder. Over the last decade there has been an unprecedented increase in the amount of ADD diagnosis across the nation and has prompted "Scholars from varies fields to question the...
Enhancement drug
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...Adderall lead to severe addiction and withdrawal, meaning it has an abuse potential. This is because once the user... ? Enhancement Drugs Introduction Cognitive enhancement drugs are medical corrections used to control neuropsychiatric disorders thataffect normal functioning levels of a normal human in terms of memory and attention. A common cognitive enhancement drug is Ritalin that improves Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). However, only people do not use them with cognitive deficiency as healthy people seeking to stimulate their brains and increase attention use them too. In addition, there is much research effort put into trying to develop memory boosters in a bid to improve the memory ...
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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...Adderall. As with any drug therapy medical supervision is extremely important when treating children with ADHD. Also, as with almost any medication side effects can be expected. Some of the reported side effects in children being treated for ADHD are insomnia, nervousness, headaches, and weight loss, slowed growth, tic disorders, and problems with thinking or with social... Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) was first defined as early as 1845 by Dr.Heinrich Hoffman but it was only long after in 1902 that it was brought to the fore by Sir George F.Still who published a series of lectures describing a group of impulsive children with behavior problems....
Attention Deficit Disorder in children
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...Adderall, and Dexedrine are the most common drugs used for the treatment of ADD. These drugs act as stimulants which increase dopamine which is thought to be central to the activity of focus. These drugs can have side effects which can create restlessness, loss of appetite, or even loss of sleep. However, the effects of the drugs can be a relief to those who are suffering from the effects, providing them with the means to interact on a successful level (Kennedy, 2012). One of the problems in coping with ADD is that there are social stigmas that go along with the effects... Head: ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER Attention Deficit Disorder Attention Deficit Disorder Introduction Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) ...
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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...Adderall and Dexedrine. Ritalin is one of a group of methylphenidate drugs. This type of stimulant can successfully control all of the principal ADHD symptoms; inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. Studies have determined methylphenidates significantly and rapidly reduce the symptoms of ADHD. Possible side effects include depression, nausea dizziness, insomnia, appetite loss and headaches... ? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition that usually becomes apparent during childhood and may persist into adulthood. It is identified by three observable behavioral symptoms. One, difficulty paying attention, the child finds it hard to focus on ...
ADHD
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...Adderall and Dexedrine. Ritalin is one of a group of methylphenidate drugs. This type of stimulant can successfully control all of the principal ADHD symptoms; inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. Studies have determined methylphenidates significantly and rapidly reduce the symptoms of ADHD. Possible side effects include depression, nausea dizziness... Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a conditionthat usually becomes apparent during childhood and may persist into adulthood. It is identified by three observable behavioral symptoms. One, difficulty paying attention, the child finds it hard to focus on an activity and is easily distracted....
Prescription Medication abuse increase in the last 10 yrs
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...Adderall) Opiods are used for treating pain, coughs and diarrhea... Running head: Prescription medication abuse Increase in the Prescription Medication Abuse in the Last 10 Years Prescription medication abuseis a common thing all over the world and United States is also not an exception. The stress levels of the current generation are more than the limits so that they are searching for something which can give at least a temporary relaxation. Advertisements through different Medias such as television, magazines, internet etc are triggering the thirst for prescription medication abuse among the stressed people. Teens and elderly people are equally culprit of abusing the prescription medications....
Current event in medical organization
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...Adderall and Ritalin with A.D.H.D... A.D.H.D. Seen in 11% of U.S. Children as Diagnoses Rise, The New York Times, Schwarz Alan and Cohen Sarah. Schwarz and Cohen (1) assert that out of five high school age boys in the US in addition to eleven percent of school age children have received an A.D.H.D. (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) diagnosis. The main issue in this case is the growing concern by several doctors on the rapidly increasing rates. Relevant figures indicate that children aged between 4 and 17 years should have had the diagnosis. It is worth noting that almost two-thirds of children who have undergone current diagnosis, are entitled to stimulant prescriptions for instance Adderall...
Current event in medical organization
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...Adderall and Ritalin with A.D.H.D... A.D.H.D. Seen in 11% of U.S. Children as Diagnoses Rise, The New York Times, Schwarz Alan and Cohen Sarah. Schwarz and Cohen (1) assert that out of five high school age boys in the US in addition to eleven percent of school age children have received an A.D.H.D. (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) diagnosis. The main issue in this case is the growing concern by several doctors on the rapidly increasing rates. Relevant figures indicate that children aged between 4 and 17 years should have had the diagnosis. It is worth noting that almost two-thirds of children who have undergone current diagnosis, are entitled to stimulant prescriptions for instance Adderall and...
Increasing Education of ADHD Therapies for Pediatric Nurses
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...Adderall, which is a longer acting version of these psycho stimulants, reduces the need for multiple doses for children during the day but has similar positive effects (Solanto, 2011). Initially, it seems paradoxical to expect that children would calm down after taking a stimulant. However, on the same low doses, children and adults with and without ADHD react in the same way. It appears that stimulant medications reinforce the brain’s ability to focus attention during problem-solving tasks. Although the uses of stimulant medications remain controversial, especially for children most clinicians recommend them temporarily, in combination with psychosocial... ? Education of ADHD Therapies for Pediatric...
ADHA
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...Adderall (an amphetamine). These medications have been most profound because of the fact that they have been known to react fast, bringing the needed effects as soon as an individual uses them. In the recent past, studies that have been conducted on the use of these medication approaches have given solid evidence in support of their reliability and effectiveness in dealing with attention... ADHD in America Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Functioning EDSS 6379 Fall The human brain plays an important role in coordinating normal body processes and growth, however, when the brain is not in its rightful state; an individual is bound to suffer in different ways. One of the conditions of the brain that...
Neurorehabilitation
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...Adderall) (60 mg/day). On top, RW took an over-the-counter multivitamin (four per day), ginseng (unknown dose), vitamin C (600 mg), as well as flaxseed oil (two tablespoons per day). Besides, RWportrayed himself as healthy with the exception of his predicaments because of MS, as well as had no history of, metabolic disease, cardiac diseasepremorbid musculoskeletal trauma, or psychiatric illness. Results RW bettered his TUG score by twenty three percent as well as his FGS score by thirty six percent. Additionally, his CGS score reduced by forty one percent. Moreover, Improvements were made note of in RW’s view of his function inadequacy because... Neurorehabilitation: Multiple sclerosis Introduction...
The War on Drugs in America
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...Adderall. Statistics show that Vicodin and Oxycontin were used for nonmedical purposes at least once in a year in 7.7% 10th and 8.0% 12th graders (National Institute on Drug Abuse :.Medical consequences of drug abuse n.d.). All these addictive substances are particularly harmful for health. Marijuana can increase heart rate by up to 100% within a few moments of smoking and the effect can last up to 3 hours. This increases the risk of heart attack by more than five times. Marijuana is disastrous on heart rhythms and aging drug abusers are particularly as risk of cardiac troubles. It also contains up to 70% more carcinogens compared to cigarette smoke. Cough... ? The War on Drugs in America The War on...
Mind/Body Problem
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...Adderall may also have emotional and mental effects as well as paranoia and anxiety (“Prescription Medications” 2011). These effects prove that the physical and physiological effects of drugs have corresponding effects on the mind. The same thing is true with non-prescription drugs. Cocaine, for one, causes severe anxiety, panic, paranoid delusions, delirium, sleeplessness, hallucinations... A Possible Solution to Descartes’ Mind-Body Problem (teacher)                 A Possible Solution to Descartes’ Mind-Body Problem For 17th century French philosopher Rene Descartes, the mind and the body exist independently of each other: “It is certain that I [that is, my mind, by which I am what I am] is entirely an...
Possible Solution to Descartes' Mind-Body Problem
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...Adderall may also have emotional and mental effects as well as paranoia and anxiety (“Prescription Medications” 2011). These effects prove that the physical and physiological effects of drugs have corresponding effects on the mind. The same thing is true with non-prescription drugs. Cocaine, for one, causes severe anxiety, panic, paranoid delusions, delirium, sleeplessness, hallucinations... ? A Possible Solution to Descartes’ Mind-Body Problem (teacher)                 A Possible Solution to Descartes’ Mind-Body Problem For 17th century French philosopher Rene Descartes, the mind and the body exist independently of each other: “It is certain that I [that is, my mind, by which I am what I am] is entirely ...
Case study
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...Adderall (Groom et al., 2010). Therefore, the central nervous system stimulant could be used for treating Matt. Atomoxetine is not a stimulant but can also be used in medication for ADHD (Sallee et al., 2012). The use of Atomoxetine leads to executive functioning and reduced ADHD symptoms (Jarrett & Ollendick, 2012). The use of pharmacological treatment was used because it was a faster way of changing the ADHD symptoms. The pharmacological treatment could be used any time. There are also alternative treatment other than the psychological and the pharmacological treatments (Groom et al., 2010). The various treatments that can... ? Case Study The Case of Matt Matt suffering from inattention, difficulty in...
My Lot of Life
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...Adderall), methylphenidate (such as Ritalin), and forms of medication. Behavioral therapies have also proved to be very effective (National Institute of Mental Health, 2011). Causes of ADHD Most studies indicate that genes play a crucial role in the cause of ADHD. The condition results from a number of factors... ? My Lot in Life al Affiliation My Lot in Life My lot in life is a child suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and it is a medical term that is used to define a neurobiological condition or disease that affects close to 12 percent of children in the world. The condition has impairing levels of hyperactive/impulsive or inattentive behavior. The diagnosis of the condition...
Substance abuse with the elderly in Assisted living facilities and long term care
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...Adderall. However these stimulants can occassionally be prescribed to the elder individuals for complications such as obesity and narcolepsy. Stimulants can be pattern making and stimulant abuse can be extremely hazardous to health, especially among the elder generation under care facilities (Lorman, 2015). Alcohol and Drug Abuse in Erderly Long Term Care The Abuse of alcohol and other drugs has continuously believed... Substance Abuse with the Elderly in Assisted Living Facilities Substance Abuse with the Elderly in Assisted Living Facilities Data reveals that as we old, the urge of us needing prescription medication escalates. However, most illnesses can occur at any age, stroke, cancer, and heart disea...
Drugs and their influence
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...Adderall to decrease signs and symptoms of restlessness and to stay focused. This is most applicable to young individuals with problems in their attention and also to hyperactive students. Sleep problems had likewise caused people to abuse sleeping pills or tranquilizers. Just because people want to sleep calmly during the night, they go beyond what is prescribed to take in several pills instead of one. Advertisement that strongly suggests the use of chemicals to have a better life is another “come on” for people who cannot sleep and have other health... Drugs and their Influence Drugs and their Influence Drugs and their Influence Introduction The abuse of drugs continues to be an epidemic problem worldw...
Drugs and their influence
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...Adderall to decrease signs and symptoms of restlessness and to stay focused. This is most applicable to young individuals with problems in their attention and also to hyperactive students. Sleep problems had likewise caused people to abuse sleeping pills or tranquilizers. Just because people want to sleep calmly during the night, they go beyond what is prescribed to take in several pills instead of one. Advertisement that strongly suggests the use of chemicals to have a better life is another “come on” for people who cannot sleep and have other health problems to use drugs. The liberated practice of many physicians... ?Drugs and their Influence Drugs and their Influence Drugs and their...
ADHD and learning
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...Adderall or Ritalin. In the United States, approximately one child out... ? ADHD and Learning SpEd 635: Research Paper Table of Contents Introduction 3 Literature Review 3 Diagnosis of ADHD 3 Causes, Diagnostic Tools and Treatments 4 Developmental Milestones 6 Family History and Cultural Background 9 Educational Program 9 Strengths and Resilience 10 Facilitating Learning 11 Services and Testing Modifications 11 Social and Behavioral Needs 12 Encouraging Behavior and Relationships 13 Conclusion 14 Bibliography 14 Introduction Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral disorder is diagnosed in approximately three to five percent of children of school age. Although the disorder is...
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
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...Adderall. Another medication with research back-up is clonidine or Carapres used for either monotherapy or as a support to other forms of medical therapy (Hamilton and Armando, 2008, p.865). Management of Children with ODD Prevention is one of the most important ways in managing ODD. Included in the ways that can contribute to the prevention of ODD are programs for preschool children that are aimed to reduce acts of delinquency as well as ODD. As children grow, additional ways of prevention can be employed. The parent management strategies which are also considered as important intervention is considered as a method of preventing the onset of ODD and other types of...
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
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...Adderall. Another medication with research back-up is clonidine or Carapres used for either monotherapy or as a support to other forms of medical therapy (Hamilton and Armando, 2008, p.865). Management of Children with ODD Prevention is one of the most important ways in managing ODD. Included in the ways that can contribute to the prevention of ODD are programs for preschool children that are aimed to reduce acts of delinquency as well as ODD. As children grow, additional ways of prevention can be employed. The parent management strategies which are also considered as important intervention is considered as a method of preventing the onset of ODD and other types of...
Resource Collection on Disabilities
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...Adderall, Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine) with side effects like reduced weight, suppressed appetite, insomnia etc. Nonstimulant drugs like atomoxetine (Strattera) are used to treat symptoms of ADHD. Clonidine (Catapres) and guanfacine (Tenex) are used to treat sleeping problems and aggression. Also, supportive psychotherapy, behavior therapy are used to treat ADHD children. Visual Impairment: Description of characteristics and potential impact... RESOURCE COLLECTION ON DISABILITIES Cerebral Palsy: of characteristics and potential impact on development: Citation: a. http www.mayoclinic.org/cerebral-palsy/treatment.html http://neurology.health-cares.net/cerebral-palsy-treatment.php b. Thoro...
Selective mutism as a condition characterized by failure to speak in public places
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...Adderall), and infections which involves the brain. e) Depression Depression is a condition where an individual is unable to function normally. Depression usually occurs due to anxiety or OCD. In medical practice, major depression must meet DSM IV criteria. People who suffer depression show the following characteristics atypical presentation, worthlessness, sadness, or guilt, decreased involvement in activities, some people also present unusual behavior and increased irritability. Causes of depression include frustration caused by AD/HD, confrontation of difficult situations that increases the level... ? Selective Mutism I. Introduction Selective mutism is a condition characterized by failure to speak in ...
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