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  • Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)

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    that you don’t notice when someone speaks to you. For many people, this is what it’s like to have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD. ADHD is characterized by the main features of distractibility, impulsively, and hyperactivity. It is most commonly diagnosed behavioral disorder in childhood. An estimated three to five percent of the general population suffers from the disorder, which is characterized by agitated behavior and in inability to communicate properly. About ½ to 2/3 of children

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)

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    Running Head: ADHD ON INTELLIGENCE Social and Bio-genetic Influences of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder on Child Intelligence Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has undergone intense research in the past decade. Much of this is rooted in the fact that approximately 5% of children are affected with the disorder. Children with ADHD are identified as having increased behavioral difficulties because of excessive motor activities, poor self regulation and inattentiveness. It has

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)

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    Ritalin May Trigger Long-Term Brain Cell Changes Kids all over the country take Ritalin to relieve symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The drugs use has dramatically increased since first appearing on the market in 1980. Now how many college students get restless and bored when certain teachers drone on and on in their lectures. Lets face it some people can not present the work in an interesting enough way to keep our attention. So are we all stricken with ADD? Doctors have always

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder and the Prospect of Substance Abuse

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    ADHD and the Prospect of Substance Abuse Reaction Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood disorder whose symptoms consist of hyperactivity, inattention, and impulsivity. Individuals diagnosed with ADHD often experience difficulties being able to focus on a particular task and controlling their behavior. The disorder is also associated with lower academic success, delinquent behavior, and difficulty maintaining stable employment. These problems are the results of

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder, Tardive Dyskinesia, Attention Hyperactive Deficit Disorder

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    Statement of the Problem: Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is characterized by problematic social interaction and significant communication impairment, together with the presence of behavior, actions, and interests that are recurring and restraining. (American Psychiatric Association [APA], 2000). These patients face tremendous difficulties in their adolescent to maintain peer relationships and have very few associates, with many of them not even understanding the concept of loneliness. (Bauminger

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition that is characterized by a person's inability to focus attention. The condition is present at birth and is usually evident by early childhood (Nagel, 2002, p.237). It is the major cause of poor school performance of children, but is not a learning disability. The exact cause of ADHD is unknown. Some researchers believe that the mechanism, behind its symptoms, is the imbalance of certain neurotransmitters

  • Acknowledgement Of The School Of Art And Design

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    SIGNIFICANT OF RESEARCH 1.5 RESEARCH QUESTIONS 1.6 LIMITATION OF RESEARCH 1.7 DELIMITATION OF RESEARCH CHAPTER 2.0: LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 introduction –hyperactive kids –own words 2.2 hyperactivekids ? 2.3 method of relaxing 2.4 imagination 2.5 interview CHAPTER 3 :research menthodology 3.1 introduct... ... middle of paper ... ...isting toys to make hyperactive kids relax? 1.6 Limitation The limitation of this research is in Malaysia. The scope of the area is in pulau pinang. The method that researcher

  • The Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on ADHD

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    study only considers the effects of ADHD on children and not on adults. The reason that the author decided to focus the research on children is because, as stated before, ADHD is a childhood disorder that should be diagnosed before reaching adulthood. The author of this work believes that if the disorder, and the effects thereof, are addressed during childhood there will be less of an impact on adults, increasing the importance of treatment during childhood. A second limitation to this study is

  • Misrepresentation of Mental Illnesses

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    Misrepresentation of Mental Illnesses by Television Media To eliminate the partial representation of mental illnesses, television media needs to focus on all sides of this illness. The media needs to show that attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) is a legitimate disorder with effective treatments. At least one in four families in the U.S. is affected by mental illnesses. Unfortunately there is no cure for this range of illnesses, which have been around for thousands of years. Of the American

  • Caring for Children with ADHD

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    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It is one of the most common childhood disorders and can continue through adolescence and adulthood. ADHD has been a recognized disorder for over 50 years. There are three different types of ADHD. The disorder affects both males and females. ADHD does not affect intellectual ability, individuals with this disorder are just as smart as others. Doctors and researchers are still not sure why some people have ADHD. Researchers show that the disorder of ADHD probably