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  • Attention Deficit Disorder

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    Attention Deficit Disorder Attention Deficit Disorder otherwise known as ADD is a condition that refers to an individual’s inability to control their own behavior or impulse(McEwan 70). This can begin in early childhood and interfere with children’s ability to do well in school and social situations. These patients also have troubles blocking out noise or other stimuli in order to focus on a task or what is being said. ADD is a chronic problem that can be seen as early as infancy and can

  • attention deficit disorder

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    symptoms afterwards, leading doctors to further speculate that the disorder was the result of brain damage, resulting in perhaps the first names for ADD, Post-Encephalitic Disorder and Minimal Brain Damage. When it was later learned that these children were not brain damaged after all, the name changed to Minimal Brain Dysfunction. In 1937 doctors first reported evidence that stimulant medication helped relieve the symptoms of hyperactive children. These reports were largely ignored until the 1950's,

  • Brain Disorders

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    report I will be discussing different disorders of the brain and how they affect the every day life of people who may have these disorders. (The Volume Library 900) The first disorder that I will be discussing is a disease called Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (A.D.H.D.). This disease has not just been recently discovered. It was first discovered in the eighteen hundreds by a British physician where the first book about Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder was written, “Fidgety Phil.” Up until

  • Add

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    Attention Deficit Disorder Attention deficit disorder is a condition characterized by the attention span that is less than expected for the age of the person. There is often age inappropirate hyperactivity and impulsivness. Attention deficit disorder is broken down in three sub catergories. Attention disorder dificit / hyperacity disorder: combined type, predominate inattentive and predominatly hyperactive or impulsive. The cause of the disorder is unknown. Some contributing factors includes prenatal

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    Oppositional defiant disorder is defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th ed., as a frequent and persistent pattern of angry/ irritable mood, argumentative/ defiant behavior, or vindictiveness (Criterion A) (5th ed., DSM V; American Psychiatric Association, 2013). Individuals that have been diagnosed with this disorder display behavioral features of the disorder without any negative mood. However, individuals with the disorder are susceptible to show angry/ irritable

  • How Diagnoses of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is Big Business

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    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) went from being under diagnosed to being over diagnosed. These days, teachers, counselors, and parents will diagnose a child with having ADHD disorder if he/she has disruptive behavior. Yet, the public does not know if ADHD is it an actual psychiatric disorder, a behavioral problem, or a school-based learning and interaction problem. Although it seems that ADHD is a socially constructed disorder rather than a valid neurobiological disorder, Pharmaceutical

  • ADHD - Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder

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    ADHD - Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder When I first heard about ADHD (Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder), I thought, “C’mon. This psycho-babble has gone too far.” I saw psychologists, researchers, lawyers, teachers, parents, all talking seriously about this claimed disorder. But what I didn’t think about was where this information was coming from. Many talk shows have featured ADHD, where self-righteous citizens cheer, boo, and hiss like a jury at some medieval witch

  • ADHD

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    ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER Do you have difficulties with paying attention, focusing, organization, and/or sitting still? Do you find your body is in constant motion? You might have ADHD if you answered yes to any of the above questions. ADHD is a “neurobehavioral disorder [or] a disorder of the nervous system that can be seen in a person’s behavior” (Farrar: 4) that affects children as well as some adults. This disorder can also be defined as a condition that “ interferers with

  • Attention Deficit Disorder in College Students

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    Attention Deficit Disorder in College Students College years can be one of the best times in life. They are filled with the discovery of freedom and independence. However, they can also be some of the most challenging times a person will face. It is a time when the majority of the population discovers that they have a disability, Attention Deficit Disorder, or ADD. ADD is discovered in college mainly due to the problems with time management, initiating, keeping or shifting focus, completing

  • Autism Spectrum Case Study

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    with physical aggression, individuals on the Autism Spectrum often times display self injurious behaviors. In the study, “Self-Injurious Behaviour in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disability”, Richards, Oliver, Nelson and Moss (2012) studied 149 individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and found that the most common self injurious behaviors displayed are hitting ones-self with their own body, hitting themselves against objects/with objects, biting themselves, pulling/rubbing