Teens perceptions about attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Medication

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Teens’ perceptions about attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder and Medication Name Instructor Course Date 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 role function, on the other hand, constitutes the psychic and spiritual integrity which enables one to exist with a sense of meaning, purpose and unity in the universe. The concept of interdependence entails the need to achieve rational integrity through the process of affectional adequacy. This can be achieved through giving and receiving of love, respect and value through effective relations and communication with other people. The last, but not the least, is the self-concept/ group identity which is a composite of beliefs and feelings. One holds onto the beliefs and feelings about oneself at a given time, as formed from internal perceptions and perceptions of other people’s reactions. This is what directs a person’s behavior. RAM and the Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder Roy (1993) asserts that there is need for adaptation within physiology, role function, interdependence and perceptions of self in order to tackle the excessive demands or the environmental conditions that lead to emotional upsets and tensions in teenagers suffering from attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder. ...
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