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...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. He pointed out that this disorder was caused by a genetic dysfunction and was not a result of poor child raising. Since then the topic has been widely researched and written about and publicized. U.S....
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...Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Resource for School and Home, Washington, D.C., 20202. Available from http://www.ed.gov/teachers/needs/speced/adhd/adhd-resource-pt1.pdf Sherman, J., Rasmussen, C. and Baydala, L. (2006). Thinking positively: How some characteristics of ADHD can be adaptive and accepted in the classroom. Childhood Education. 82, (4): 196-200 Zambo, D. (2008). Looking at ADHD thorough multiple lens. Identifying girls with the inattentive type. Intervention in School and Clinic. 44 (1): 34-40...  ADHD and its effects on education Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition that still baffles many. The most com...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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...attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder. Clinical Psychology Review, 26, 486-502. Daley, D., Birchwood, J. (2010). ADHD and academic performance: why does ADHD impact on academic performance and what can be done to support ADHD children in the classroom?" Child Care Health Development 36, 4, 455- 464. Elleseff, T. Differential Diagnosis of AD/HD and Auditory Processing Disorder in Internationally Adopted School Age Children. (n.d... ? "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)" Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD deals with impulsiveness in children. However, research reveals that it can potentially co-occur with numerous other behaviour related disarrays. The characteristic features ...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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...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 an activity and is easily distracted. Two, hyperactivity; such as constantly fidgeting while sitting at their desk and three, acting out without considering the consequences. Children diagnosed with ADHD can often be heard speaking loudly, seen overreacting in a given situation and not wanting to share or wait their turn. The symptoms of ADHD is sometimes mistaken for other conditions... ...
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ADHD(Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
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...attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder." Clinical Psychology Review 26. (2005): 486-502. Daley, D., Birchwood, J. "ADHD and academic performance: why does ADHD impact on academic performance and what can be done to support ADHD children in the classroom?" Child Care Health Development 36. 4 (2010): 455- 464. Hill, D. A., Yeo, R. A., Campbell, R. A., Hart, B., Vigill, J., Brooks, W. "Magnetic resonance imaging correlates of attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder in children." Neuropsychology 17. (2002) : 896-506. Schachar, R., Mota,...
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ADHD(Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
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...attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder." Clinical Psychology Review 26. (2005): 486-502. Daley, D., Birchwood, J. "ADHD and academic performance: why does ADHD impact on academic performance and what can be done to support ADHD children in the classroom?" Child Care Health Development 36. 4 (2010): 455- 464. Hill, D. A., Yeo, R. A., Campbell, R. A., Hart, B., Vigill, J., Brooks, W. "Magnetic resonance imaging correlates of attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder in children." Neuropsychology 17. (2002) : 896-506. Schachar, R., Mota,...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder In children))
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...attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder. Clinical Psychology Review, 26, 486-502. Daley, D., Birchwood, J. (2010). ADHD and academic performance: why does ADHD impact on academic performance and what can be done to support ADHD children in the classroom?" Child Care Health Development 36, 4, 455- 464. Differential Diagnosis of AD/HD and Auditory Processing Disorder in Internationally Adopted School Age Children. (n.d.) Retrieved from http://www.smartspeechtherapy.com/differential-diagnosis-of-adhd-and-auditory- processing-disorders-in-internationally-adopted-school-age-children... ? "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)" Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD deals with...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Learning
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...Attention-Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder." Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 43 (2001): 399-406. Print. Myayes, R., C. Bagwell, and J. Erkulwater. Medicating Children: Adhd and Pediatric Mental Health. President and Fellows of Harvard College 2009. Print. PubMed Health. "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder". 2012. (March 25): July 31 2012. . Shapiro, E.S., G.J. DuPaul, and K.L. Bradley-Klug. "Self-Management as a Strategy to Improve the Classroom Behavior of Adolescents with Adhd...  ADHD and Learning Introduction Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral disorder is...
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Autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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...Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder A dissertation submitted to the faculty of the University -------------- at ---------- in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy of ____________ in the Department of ____________. [School] [Date of Approval of the Thesis] Approved by; Abstract Despite the alarming rate of rise in childhood disorders, there has not been a reliable medical test to differentiate ADHD and ASD. The patients who are misdiagnosed end up taking wrong medication meant for a different disorder. There have been constant complaints from different parts of the world about the misdiagnosis of the two disorders... ? Ph. D. Dissertation, Psychology Autism and...
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Elementary School Children Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD)
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...attention-deficit hyperactivity (ADHD) problems in three natural classroom contexts. British journal of educational psychology, 76(Pt 2), 385-404. Lambek, R., Tannock, R., Dalsgaard, S., Trillingsgaard, A., Damm, D. & Thompsen, P. V. (2011). Executive Dysfunction in School-Age Children with ADHD. Journal of Attention Disorders, 15(8), 646-655. Millichap, J. G. (2010). Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Handbook: A Physicians Guide to ADHD, Second Edition. New York: Springer. Smith, T. E., Polloway, E. A., Patton, J. R., Dowdy, C. A., & McIntyre, L. J. (2012). Teaching students with special needs in inclusive settings (4th Canadian Ed.). Toronto, ON: Pearson Canada.... ? Elementary School Children...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Progression of Academic Performance
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...Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Profession of Academic Performance of College There is a disproportionate amount of children who are diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). These children are most often males, and many of them are subjected to different types of medications. Research has shown that medication is not the best way to help children with ADHD because many of them do not have it. There is a problem in the classroom though because these children have behavioral outbursts and are difficult to...
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Issues involving the assessment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHD
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...classroom situation (Brown, 2005, p.62). The child may have a learning disability and is not ready to learn reading and writing at the time. It may also be that the work is too easy or too hard, leaving the child bored or frustrated. Medicine Medication for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder has been the preferred choice of treatment for many years. There are three... ? al Affiliation Assessment of ADHD Medical assessment Medical assessment of ADHD starts with a diagnosis based the behavior of a person followed by an assessment to find out the possible causes of such behavior. First, behaviors are assessed to find out if they are within the scope of normal limits. The traditional assessment method...
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Specific Behaviour Problems Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
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...attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Australasian Journal of Special Education, 25(1&2) Carbone, E. (2001). Arranging the classroom with and eye (and ear) to students with ADHD. Teaching Exceptional Children, 34(2) Cooper, M., Wood, P. K., Orcutt, H. K., & Albino, A. (2003). Personality and the predisposition to engage in risky or problem behaviours during adolescence. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology Foley, H. A., Carlton, C. O., & Howell, R. J. (1996). The relationship of attention... ? Specific Behaviour Problems: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Introduction The AttentionDeficit Disorder could be presented by children in childhood or adolescent with or without...
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2: Teaching child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
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...Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Educational psychology Teaching is a great and honorable profession that requires hard work, sincerity at work, and honest at all levels of operation. It does not just present some information but, it requires one to understand how the student’s brain works, how the student think, what they need and, then, use the appropriate way to deliver the teachings required according to the child at hand. The teachings delivered to regular children are different from those delivered to children with special needs, for instance the one who may be affected by ADHD. However, teaching generally still requires... Teaching child with...
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Attention Deficit Disorder in children
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...Attention Deficit Disorder and how it differs from the often associated disorder of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder or Hyperkinetic Disorder. The condition is examined for its diagnosis, the treatments available and coping mechanisms, and for the problem that it causes for those suffering with it in the context of social interactions. Defining the Disorder Attention Deficit Disorder is a problem of focus. Scientific research has shown that two neurotransmitters are not being efficiently used which leads to the individual not being able to create sufficient focus. ADD... ?Running Head: ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER Attention Deficit Disorder Attention Deficit Disorder Introduction Attention Deficit...
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Effects of Omega-3/Omega-6 fatty acids Supplemented Diet to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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...Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Here and Heather Walen-Frederick Walden University Date Goes Here Abstract The study aims to assess the effectiveness of an Omega-3/Omega-6 Fatty Acids supplemented diet in relieving patients of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder symptoms. Participants in the trial were subjected to a placebo-controlled test over a period of three months and tested by an investigator in terms of their ADHD symptoms. T test was used to test for significant differences between the control and treatment groups. Results of the study show significant promise in alleviating some ADHD symptoms among patients... . Introduction Attention...
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The role of the frontal lobes in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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...hyperactivity disorder. The LANCET, 354, 2132-2133. Drogin, E. Y 2007, The Forensic Psychologist as Consultant: Examples from a Jurisprudent Science Perspective. Journal of Psychiatry & Law, 35(3), 245+. Fabiano, G. A., Pelham, W. E., Gnagy, E. M., Burrows-Maclean, L., Coles, E. K., Chacko, A., et al., 2007. The Single and Combined Effects of Multiple Intensities of Behavior Modification and Methylphenidate for Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in a Classroom Setting. School Psychology Review, 36(2), 195+. Gustafsson, L., & Jacobsson, L 2000,...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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...Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is an illness faced by many children during their years life. However, connecting withnature has proven very efficient in overcoming this disorder on a significant level. Introduction Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder otherwise called ADHD is a disease faced by children during their learning stage where in their power to concentrate and focus gets decreased to a lower level. Many researches have been conducted to analyze the problems and solutions to this disorder .However,...
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Attention Deficit Disorder
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...Attention Deficit Disorder Attention Deficit Disorder is a common condition in the society, which is also known as Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder and is characterized by loss of attention in one’s activities (Pellow 324). In addition, it involves affected individuals being overly active in the activities they participate. The prevalence of then disorder has become commonplace in today’s society creating a need to analyze it in its aspects of cause, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and diagnosis. Attention deficit disorder can be caused by a number of factors that are related to the condition concerning chemicals and other reactions in the said individual. ADD can be caused by genetic... Nov 9...
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
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...Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a syndrome of disordered learning and disruptive behavior that is not caused by any serious underlying physical or mental disorder and that has several subtypes characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsive behavior. According to Hallowell, who previously has been a paid consultant to Eli Lilly, "It is impossible to diagnose attention deficit disorder properly (in minutes)," he said. "Absolutely impossible." He is concerned that general practitioners, who often have just minutes with patients, will misdiagnose ADHD. (Elizabeth Cohen) If the diagnosis of attention deficit disorder were as simple as saying that a child... ADHD:...
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Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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...Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, ADHD is in adults an underestimated; to some extend even 'hidden' problem. There are several reasons for this situation. Firstly ADHD in adults is not well known to the public, so it is hard for people to recognize that it as a disorder. More commonly they are viewed as "lazy" or "unmotivated" by other people in there live. Further more the symptoms are often obscured by problems with relationships, organization, mood disorders, substance abuse, employment or other psychological difficulties. All of the above generates quite a challenge, given that many adult ADHD... Scriptie Diagnosing Adult ADHD Vakgroep Klinische Psychologie Mai 2005 Manuela Ganz Supervion:...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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...Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder The attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a characteristic psychological condition with children and adolescents. Wikipedia describes the following standardized definitions for ADHD: "According to the U.S. Surgeon General, and ICD-9-CM (International Classification of Disease Revised Edition 2005), ADHD is a metabolic form of encephalopathy, impairing the release and homeostasis of neurological chemicals, and reducing the function of the limbic system. "According to the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-IV (Text Revision) (DSM-IV-TR), there are three subtypes of ADHD... Full Examiner **** ******...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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...disorder. Before management and cure commence, it isnecessary to appropriately recognize the problem. Stimulant prescriptions have attested to be a valuable treatment for countless individuals but not all of those diagnosed with ADHD and still where medicine is triumphant, there is a need to tackle behavioral as well as neurological concerns. Parallel problem relationship patterns with peers and family unit often require involvement. This paper will research through an interview on the middle childhood stage. The interview and observation is carried on a young girl suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. The paper... processes and memory. Disparities in brain maturity and...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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...disorders of children.The objectives are to review the scientific rigor of the work as per standards (Freeman, and Tyrer, 2006) in the field, and to comment on the practical utility of the research. Research Question Summary and Type The publication (Smith, and Adams, 2006) reports the methods and results of a study on the relationships between Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders. (ADHD) and Learning Disorders (LD). The work involved the construction of a hypothesis about the connections between ADHD and LD after a literature review on the subject, and validation... Introduction This document is a review of a piece of published research (Smith, and Adams, 2006) in the field of psychiatric...
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A Risk-Benefit Analysis of Modern Treatment Modalities for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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...classroom performance, there is reason to classify it as the first-choice unless other factors intervene. REFERENCES Adderall XR prescribing information". Shire US. March 2009. http://www.adderallxr.com/pdf/AXR_FPI.pdf. Retrieved 2009-06-23. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. In: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-IV-TR. 4th ed... ? 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...
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Attention-deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder
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...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 mechanisms... 2 May...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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...ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 13th, June, AttentionDeficit Hyperactivity Disorder Introduction Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a behaviour abnormality that mostly affects children. The disorder is characterized by inattentiveness, impulsiveness, and hyperactivity. Each of these disorders may be appear in isolation or an individual can display a combination of more than two disorders (Faraone, 2003). For instance, a child who is experiencing deficiency in attention will experience attention deficit disorder (ADD). This is common category of ADHD among school-aged children. The other symptoms can also be exhibited... ? Running head:...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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...Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Abstract Attention deficient hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of most rife disorders. Those distressed by this situation endure wide-ranging impairments. It is complex medical disarray characterized by dysfunction of the brain, in which the patients have trouble in controlling impulses, and accordingly, affecting their behavior and sustaining their span. Often, those affected exhibit a range of edifying, developmental, social, behavioral and interrelated difficulties. Latest inventions and innovations in remedial imaging, genetics, and neurology have made it to better comprehend the involvedness of this disorder. ADHD is a long-lasting disorder... ...
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Effects of Omega-3/Omega-6 fatty acids Supplement Diet to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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...Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Here and Heather Walen-Frederick Walden University Date Goes Here Abstract The study aims to assess the effectiveness of an Omega-3/Omega-6 Fatty Acids supplemented diet in relieving patients of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder symptoms. Participants in the trial were subjected to a placebo-controlled test over a period of three months and tested by an investigator in terms of their ADHD symptoms. T test was used to test for significant differences between the control and treatment groups. Results of the study show significant promise in alleviating some ADHD symptoms among patients... . Introduction Attention...
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Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
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...Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 17/12 Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Introduction Introduction: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or AD/HD or ADD) is a development and neurological disorder. Previously this disorder was named as minimal brain dysfunction, minimal brain damage, hyperactivity, hyper kinesis, and hyperactive child syndrome. ADHD is a psychiatric...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Essay
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...ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER: PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS IN CAUSATION AND DEVELOPMENT, IMPLICATIONS IN HEALTH CARE ATTENTION DEFICITHYPERACTIVITY DISORDER: PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS IN CAUSATION AND DEVELOPMENT, IMPLICATIONS IN HEALTH CARE Abstract Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a developmental disorder with mental health problems and is found to affect 3 to5% of all children. Many researches have been done on the causes of this disorder but true explanations span over...
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Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Essay
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...Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), if symptoms overlooked in the children by the paediatricians, parents and teachers would become an everlasting inherent problem in the lives of those effected children. If recognized and anticipated at particular age level, could be minimized by proper treatment, practice and attention. Specially, ADHD in adults is an underestimated; to some extent even 'hidden' problem. More commonly ADHD affected adults are viewed as "lazy" or "unmotivated" by other people in their lives... Running head: Effects of ADHD Across Childhood, Adolescence, and Adulthood Effects of ADHD Across Childhood, Adolescence, and Adulthood By _________________________ Abstract At...
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Attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity
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...Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity (ADHD) American Academy of Pediatrics. (n.d Children's health topics:ADHD. Retrieved from http://www.aap.org/healthtopics/adhd.cfm The website gives basic information about ADHD and they provide several formats. As an example, they provide information that can be downloaded in .pdf format, they have videos and books and other publications. This information is very good for parents and for children who can read, who may have ADHD. They can go to the site and download information that a tool kit, a section for questions and answers about pills that may be used and what parents need to know about ADHD. Daley, D., Jones, K... ?517494 Annotated Bibliography...
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Medication of children with Attention Deficit Disorder
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...disorder such as behavioral interventions. There is much evidence that behavioral treatment is very effective and most parents and teachers prefer it to stimulant medication. This is because the behavioral approach does not lead to overmedication of the affected children. To curb the problem of overmedication effectively, providers should opt to use the behavioral interventions more than medication. References Bedard, A.C. et al. (2003). Selective Inhibition in Children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder... ? Medication of children with Attention Deficit Disorder Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is a condition that continues toaffect many children and teenagers especially in the United States. ...
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Learning Disorder: Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder/ ADHD
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...Disorder: Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Liberty Learning Disorder: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder At some point in life, nearly everyone encounters inattention periods; learners may lack concentration in their studies and adults may find it difficult to pay attention to projects at work or home. Similarly, it is not abnormal for healthy individuals to sometimes act hyperactively or impulsively; however, for an incredible number of individuals these signs of impulsivity, hyperactivity and poor attention happen frequently and with adequate intensity causing significant incapacity in performance at school, or any other lifestyle activity. Some of these individuals may... Learning...
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Understanding Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
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...Attention Deficit Disorder. Over time, the word “hyperactivity” was inserted in the term, making it Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder due to the over-activity manifested by several of these children. In order to treat this disorder, much discussion on whether these children should be treated with stimulant medication, which ironically, has the opposite effect of calming down overactive bodies and brains, should be administered to them. However, recent studies have yielded findings on how medication treatment actually works... in the brain along with some other interventions in managing this disorder. This paper gives an overview of ADHD from its definition to some...
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Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder And Learning
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...Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder And Learning Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) holds the distinction of beingthe most commonly diagnosed mental health disorder among children in the United States. Accordingly, recent research indicates that ADHD can be found in approximately 3% to 5% of school-aged children. Furthermore, this disorder is more commonly found in boys rather than girls. The symptoms of ADHD are numerous and include hyperactivity, difficulty paying...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder College Research Paper
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...Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder certainly brings down the child's activities because of the lack of attention and the inferiority complex that it generates in the child. All this together affects the work of the child. This research is aimed at bringing out the behavioural details of a child afflicted by ADHD; the manner in which it is affected and the way the child works in spite of its affliction; specific issues that are caused because of this affliction. Methodology: The methodology adopted for the field research will be as follows: 1. A set... Ethnographic Research Field Report Goal of the Research: This is aimed at identifying the effect of ADHD on the daily life of an afflicted child....
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Master Essay
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...Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder A Paper on the Overdiagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder In APA Style Name University Overdiagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most controversial ailments that are becoming the major concern of different health organizations in different regions of the world. The concern regarding the said condition can be attributed to the different aspects that are affected by ADHD. These facets include the psychosocial and the behavioral aspects that are often considered as important faculties of the individual to communicate with others (Jensen... Running Head: Overdiagnosis of...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Treatments
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...attention deficit disorders should be given alternatives to the easy fix of mood altering, addictive medications. Introduction Many children suffer from ADD (attention deficit disorder) and ADHD (attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder) in the United States. One of the most common ways to treat these children is to prescribe drugs, like Ritalin, to control behaviors and mood swings. Ritalin, however, is not the most effective way to treat ADD and ADHD... . Instead of doctors throwing medicine at parents, they will be required to properly educate parents, and have real discussions with the children in an effort to get to the root of the problems. These are opportunities all parents...
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Are children with Attention Deficit Disorder being overmedicated
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...disorder such as behavioral interventions. There is much evidence that behavioral treatment is very effective and most parents and teachers prefer it to stimulant medication. This is because the behavioral approach does not lead to overmedication of the affected children. To curb the problem of overmedication effectively, providers should opt to use the behavioral interventions more than medication. References Bedard, A.C. et al. (2003). Selective Inhibition in Children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder... ? Medication of children with Attention Deficit Disorder Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is a condition that continues toaffect many children and teenagers especially in the United States. ...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Among Children
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...Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Draft Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is a condition that causes permanent inattention, hyperactivity, and (or) impulsivity. ADHD begins in childhood and can persist into adulthood. The ADHD symptoms in different patients may be different, but all of them are more or less difficult to control in terms of their level of activity (hyperactivity), holding back (impulsivity) and focus (inattention) (Millichap, 2008). The symptoms of ADHD include the inability to pay attention to details or a tendency to make mistakes in schoolwork or other activities by simple... have trouble...
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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Children
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...Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Children Attention Deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children cannot be detected through any laboratory test because it is a psychological disorder. It was first noticed in 1980. ADHD occurs in childhood but its symptoms are found during adulthood too. ADHD could be detected incorrectly as anxiety, depression or mood disorder. ADHD has several subtypes such as predominantly inattentive, predominantly hyperactive-impulsive and combined form of these two. There is not much clarity on causes of ADHD; it could be due to genetic or environmental reasons. Treatment regime includes medications and psychotherapy or combination of both. Parent...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Its Impacts
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...Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or Attention deficit disorder (ADD) is one of the most common psychiatric disorder affecting children. It also affects the adolescents and adults. ADHD is a behavioral and developmental disorder whose cause remains an issue governed by controversies. The affected individuals lack the ability to stay focused and are inattentive. They are hyperactive and are easily distracted. These symptoms can be present individually or as a combination of both of the above. ADHD is the most common psychiatric disorder diagnosed in children affecting them at the frequency of 3-5%, though 4-7% of the affected children continue to suffer in the adulthood... Ethics ...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Research Paper
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...attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is possible through behavioral therapy complemented by medical therapy. I. Introduction. II. Aim and objective of this research III. Thesis IV. Focus question for review of literature V. Methodology VI. Definition of ADHD. VII. Current state of affairs in management of ADHD VIII. Medical therapy in brief IX. Behavioral therapy in brief X. Summary of findings and conclusion XI. Work cited page. Introduction Currently, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is in sharp focus of research attention... ADHD: MEDICATION VERSUS BEHAVIORAL THERAPY English 102 OUTLINE Thesis: In the current of evidence, the best outcome in the management of...
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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A Real Disorder
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...Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD A Real Disorder For the past few decades, the mental health professions have identified attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as a condition that involves 3 to 8% (Steinhausen 393) or 8 to 12 % (Faraone 1) of children around the world. The ICD-10 and the DSM-IV stress that the fundamental features of ADHD are “inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness” (Steinhausen 393). Although health professionals have recognized the veracity of ADHD and its prevalence, other scholars have criticized the validity of ADHD as a real disorder (Steinhausen; Tait). This paper argues that Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a real... 3 March...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Marriage
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...Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is as well as its diagnosis and effects on adult life is not enough, especially for couples. Couples should also be able to understand how to cope with, appreciate, love, and support their partners suffering from ADHD. The ADHD Effect on Marriage: Understanding and Rebuild Your Relationship in Six Steps by Melissa Orlov is one important book that offers this kind of helpful information. The book gives an account of Melissa’s personal experience with ADHD and how it affected her marriage. She describes (2010) how she and her husband George said “no” to the usual way of dealing with an ADHD...  Adult ADHD Adult ADHD The mere ability to understand what Atten...
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Child Psychopathology--Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) In Children
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...Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children Child Psychopathology--Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children “Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is is a major behavioral problem commonly, seen among children. More than 55 of American school children have this problem. The exact reasons for ADHD are still unknown or controversial. As the name indicates, many psychologists believe that this problem developed among children because of the lack of care they receive from their parents. Todays’ generation is leading an extremely fast life in which they get less time to take care of their children. Children on the hand require the love... ? Child...
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Child Psychopathology--Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children
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...Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children Child Psychopathology--Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children “Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is is a major behavioral problem commonly, seen among children. More than 55 of American school children have this problem. The exact reasons for ADHD are still unknown or controversial. As the name indicates, many psychologists believe that this problem developed among children because of the lack of care they receive from their parents. Todays’ generation is leading an extremely fast life in which they get less time to take care of their children. Children on the hand require the love... Child...
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Teens perceptions about attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Medication
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...attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder and Medication Teens’ perceptions about attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder and Medication Introduction The study of the perceptions about attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder and medication is organized along the four effector modes of the Roy Adaptation Model (RAM). The four effector modes in RAM are the self-concept/ group identity, interdependence, role function and physiologic/ physical. The physiologic concept comprises of five needs: nutrition, oxygenation, activity, elimination and rest; protection: four complex process-senses; electrolyte, fluid and acid-base balance; neurological function; endocrine function... ? Teens’ perceptions about...
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