Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder, otherwise known as ADHD, is the most common psychiatric condition effecting 9.5% of school-aged children in the United States (intuniv, 2013). If the disorder goes untreated, it will cause more long-term side effects and difficulties for the individual as an adult. Adults who have this condition face several adversities in every day life, such as impulsive behavior, low self-esteem and poor work performance. People are not aware of the complications that come with ADHD in adults. Not knowing the symptoms of the disease can cause people to not be sympathetic when they are interacting with someone with disorder.
The five commentary paragraphs consist of data and facts of an individual with ADHD. Many families affected by the emotional high and low points in individuals living with ADHD. Can it be that being single play a role, transitioning, or perhaps substance abuse this is one of the points that studies have identify. Substance abuse appears to trigger the social and emotional connection in high to a low point of individuals living with ADHD. When evaluating all five sources from various groups of authors made the same connection about moments, families will encounter individuals with ADHD emotional roller coaster rides. This can likely consist of many different factors in an individual with ADHD. This will cause force behaviors, self-esteem issues, self worth and a form of disconnection in social settings. The parents are trying to seek help and assistance by reaching out to available research in regards to this disorder. The treatment can be costly this may result a tremendous amount of families limitations of treatment and services.
...dren with ADHD, with and without comorbid disruptive behavior disorders, were non signiﬁcant, although increased symptomology was associated with reduced warmth and engagement during problem solving. Compared to the control group the ADHD group included more single-parent families, had a lower socioeconomic status, and higher levels of parenting stress. Students without ADHD were regarded as more engaged, warmer, and displaying better communication than those of children with ADHD. The research for the child generated problem suggests families of children with ADHD and a comorbid disorder behavior disorder may reach poorer solutions than those with ADHD only.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common disorders diagnosed among children in the United States (Lynch, 2013). Its growing prevalence in the United States is becoming a major controversy in the field of Psychology. The public seems to have an opinion as well. Should we be treating children with …
For my research project I chose to study ADHD. Last spring I was diagnosed with ADHD and I decided that now would be a good time to learn more about the disease. ADHD is prevalent in family, as well as the population as a whole. In my family, 4 out of 5 of my paternal grandparent’s biological grandchildren have been diagnosed with ADHD. This disease also affects the world. An estimated 7-8% of children and 4-5% of adults in America have been diagnosed with ADHD.
ADHD is broken into three subtypes. The first is those who are impulsive and hyperactive. The second type is made up from those who are inattentive only. The third group is those who display all of these symptoms combined. In the United States, 3-5% of children show signs of this disorder. It has also been shown that the disorder is more dominant in boys. Many children with ADHD do not outgrow this disorder and carry it on into their adult lives. Various studies have shown that two-thirds of children with ADHD still have the disorder in their 20’s making it is a problem which affects children and adults alike.
The CDC website is a government sponsored website that provides the public with details about various diseases and disorders. Specifically, it has a section on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder which details everything from symptoms and diagnostics to managing ADHD in the educational environment. This section of the website is meant to give a sufficient amount of information for the general public looking into ADHD for the first time. The information is nowhere near a complete analysis of ADHD, but it sufficiently informs the reader. It also directs the reader to various other websites if they are in need of more information. The webpages contain many of the elements of pathos, logos, and ethos, which will be analyzed in the following paragraphs.
According to a variety of clinical studies appearing in various peer-reviewed journals, only 8% of children and 5% of adults have ADHD, but 21 to 45% of all criminals in US prison have ADHD (Quily.) One of the most prevalent mental conditions in children, ADHD is also one of the fastest growing mental health problems for school-age populations (Wolfe.) Its occurrence appears to be anywhere between 2 to 10% of children in school, and corresponds to 7.4% of parents with children ages 3-17 indicating that they have been notified that their child has this condition. As a result, treatment numbers for ADHD have dramatically increased over the last few decades; ADHD is more commonly diagnosed in boys than girls although there are no discernible disparities in diagnosis by race. A great deal of research has focused on short-term consequences of this condition on school-age children, including an increased...
Economic Challenges Challenges due to poverty could be addressed by providing financial assistance, food, and clothing. Time spent with parents is essential when dealing with children who have behavioral issues because parents or guardians may not have the funds or time to spend with their children due to other obligations needed to support the family. Parents and guardians play a major role in helping children grow and develop to their fullest potential. As children grow, they depend on their parents or guardians for basic needs and support such as food, shelter, education, protection, and care. During their life difficulties and times of crisis, they depend on family for guidance.