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  • Living a Distracted Life with Attention Deficit Disorder

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    that people with Attention Deficit Disorder struggle in school or in everyday situations, but they can adapt and learn ways to use this disability to their advantage. There are many people that are and can become very successful despite having Attention Deficit Disorder. Explaining attention deficit disorder is not easy, there is a lot of myths and controversy about this disorder. I know first-hand the struggles and the controversy surrounded by Attention Deficit Disorder (A.D.D.) because it was hard

  • Case Study On Ashley Davis

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    attacked her teacher, which caused bodily harm to the teacher. Ashley was placed on probation for this incident. Ashley has previous diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), and Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD). Ashley is

  • ADHD and Adolescence

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    Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is a common mental disorder whose definition continues to change. Most clinicians make a diagnosis off of a list of symptoms in three categories: inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. There are three different subtypes of ADHD: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Combined Type if both the inattentive criteria and the hyperactive/impulsive criteria have been present for the past six months; Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Predominantly

  • Cyrus Case Study

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    individuals would chalk it up to being a characteristic of his age group. Only those educated in mental illnesses would recognize that he exhibits, or has exhibited previously, nearly all the symptoms of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder as well as comorbidity with Specific Learning Disorder. At home, Cyrus has displayed issues regarding homework, effective listening and personal space. His parents have a difficult time trying

  • ADHD Classification

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    Attention-deficit hyperactive disorder, otherwise known as ADHD is a common and often relentless disorder in children. Nearly 3%-5% of elementary aged children are diagnosed with this disorder. Children with ADHD have behavioral problems including being hyperactive, easily distracted and impulsive, causing problems emotionally, academically, and socially. Being one of the most common disorders in childhood, ADHD has more studies published on it and its variations than any other childhood disorder. Much


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    ATTENTION DEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER is a condition that can occur in both children and adults who constantly display inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ATTENTION DEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER is one of many disorders that features problems in two major places; which are the impulse control and ability to focus attention on the different tasks. Children and adults with ATTENTION DEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER either have a problem with inattention; meaning a short attention span

  • Case Study Adderall For College Students

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    during times of academic stress. Adderall use in students without diagnosed attention-deficit disorders should be legalized due to its proof in academic progression. Adderall is a medication that contains a mixture of amphetamine and dextroanphetamine. The main usage for adderall is to typically be prescribed to

  • Living a Distracted Life with Attention Deficit Disorder

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    Attention Deficit Disorder is a disability affecting 1.21% of Americans (CDC Fast Stats). For a percentage that seems so small, the effects of living a life with ADD are significant. People with ADD struggle in school or in everyday situations, but they can learn ways to manage this disability. During childhood unknowingly struggling with ADD made things more complicated throughout school and life, and it went overlooked and undiagnosed until reaching adulthood. Some may not believe that it is a

  • Overview Of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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    I will be discussing the topic of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). To start off I will be introducing the topic by giving a definition and description of this type of disorder. I will then move on to covering why and how this disorder is developed in children and the progression of the disorder. Next I will do some research on the prevalence of the disorder; what population and percentage of children/youth are diagnosed with this disorder. Lastly I will be identifying what theories

  • The Effects Of ADHD

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    Children with psychological disorders are not uncommon in recent years especially children who suffer from ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This disorder affects about 3-6% of the youth population. Although this disorder is not discussed in the media as common as it is, it is one disorder that affects attention, muscle control, and those affected may omit maladaptive behaviors due to lack of control with impulses or the need to be over active. One main thing that hasn’t been looked