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  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Attention Deficit Disorders have become a very highly controversial topic during the last decade. Attention Deficit Disorder, also known as ADD, is a broad, almost generic term for the different types of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders. The Diagnostic and Statistical manual of the American Psychiatric Association offers us this definition: “ADHD is a disorder that can include a list of nine specific symptoms of inattention and nine symptoms of hyperactivity/impulsivity

  • Social and Health Problems in Kuwait

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    is financially and economically stable, there are several problems. If you ask a random person about the problems in Kuwait, he/she would probably not know. ADD ADD or Attention Deflect Disorder is the problem of being overly hyper and not being able to focus for a long period of time (ATTENTION Deflect Disorder, ADAM). People with ADD usually day dream too much and act impulsively. They also fidget a lot, and that helps them think ( ADD, Melinda Smith). An adult or child with ADD constantly faces

  • Attention Deficit Hyper Activity Disorder

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    I chose to complete the Psychology 1000 Mental Disorder Project on Attention Deficit/ Hyper Activity Disorder because I was diagnosed with Predominately Inattentive Attention Deficit Disorder at age 5 which caused me to struggle academically all through grade school and into high school. I was given an Individual Education Plan for mathematics in grade school that was supposed to help me succeed but hardly did that because to this day I still cannot do math at a college level. Around age 5, I was

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Imagine living in a fast-moving kaleidoscope, where sounds, images, and thoughts are constantly shifting. Feeling easily bored, yet helpless to keep your mind on tasks you need to complete. Distracted by unimportant sights and sounds, your mind drives you from one thought or activity to the next. Perhaps you are so wrapped up in a collage of thoughts and images that you don¡¦t notice when someone speaks to you. ¡§Tommy can¡¦t sit still. He is disruptive

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a developmental disorder that displays as distracted, hyperactive, and unable to focus on tasks and activities. Also known as Hyperkinetic Impulse Disorder, Hyperkinesis, Hyperactive Syndrome, Minimal Brain Damage, Minimal Brain Dysfunction, and Undifferentiated Deficit Disorder, ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed neurological disorder in children. Although many children with ADHD are quite intelligent, their lack of focus can frequently lead to

  • Ratlin

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    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder also known as ADHD or ADD is a common hyper disorder which is begins as a child and progresses through adulthood. The average age for someone diagnosed with ADHD is age seven. The symptoms of ADHD is having a difficult time paying attention, controlling your behavior and being excessively hyperactive. Those who are hyperactive tend to fidget, talk constantly, play with everything, can’t be still or have a hard time doing quiet activities or tasks. Symptoms

  • Attention Deficit Disorder Analysis Essay

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    April 2014 Attention Deficit Disorder Analysis Attention deficit disorder or hyper kinetic disorder is a range of behavioral disorders, that cause poor concentration, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. There are some parents that seem to ignore the signs of attention deficit disorder because they believe that their child is just being a child, but ignoring this problem can lead to punishment of the child, parents anger toward the child, and a child not getting help for a disorder that can cause social

  • Attention Deficit Disorder in American Children

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    Attention Deficit Disorder in American Children Approximately 3-5% of all American children have Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). ADD is a leading cause of school failure and under-achievement. ADD characteristics often arise in early childhood. As many as 50% of children with ADD are never diagnosed. Boys significantly outnumber girls, though girls are more likely to be undiagnosed with ADD. ADD is not an attention disorder, but a disorder of impulse control (Pfiffrer 184). Characteristics

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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    Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, more commonly known as ADD or ADHD, has become much more common recently. As of 1994 the DSM-IV stated that about 3%-5% of American school aged children have this disorder. While it is quite a few children, what I find to be even more interesting are the male-to-female ratios within the disorder. They range from 4:1 to 9:1. According to Wade, Carol &Travis (2000), boys make up 80 to 90 percent of all ADHD cases. What I've looked into finding out is why there

  • Essay On ADHD

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    Gavin Lohnes Mr. Miller May-14-14 Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder also known as ADHD, is one of the most common childhood psychological disorders and can continue through adulthood. ADHD is diagnosed in 6-7% of children. The rate of diagnosis is similar between countries. Although is it not known why boys are about three times more likely than girls to be diagnosed with ADHD. Children who have inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity could lead