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  • ADD

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    common brain imbalance. The disorder is genetic, according to some researchers, and it usually manifests itself first as childhood hyperactivity. But as the physical restlessness wears away during puberty, leaving mainly the attention span symptoms, the syndrome becomes harder to spot. Adult ADD is marked not only by a short attention span but also by a multitasking mind. ADHD, once called hyperkinesis or minimal brain dysfunction, is one of the most common mental disorders among children. It affects

  • Is ADHAD Over-Diagnosed?

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    There has been an ongoing debate about whether the mental disorder ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is over-diagnosed. ADHD is commonly diagnosed in people, more specifically children, who lack the ability to pay attention, are often disruptive, are hyperactive, and impulsive. A medical personnel or a psychologist diagnoses the children using a list of criteria. It is only in recent years that doctors have begun researching better and more effective ways to diagnosis patients using

  • Evaluating A Website On Web Resources

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    author of the site, then there is a good chance the page is biased. There should be no bias or opinion located on a site that is supposed to supply factual information (“Criter... ... middle of paper ... ...ted a website that pertains to the disorder known as ADHD. There are five specific criteria that should always be met when evaluating a website, to assure the website it factual and reliable. The web page about ADHD exceeds all five of these criteria. The website is a government run site,

  • Calming Tips for Hyperactive Children

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    As challenging as it is to be around a hyperactive child, it is essential that you know and understand what they are going through as well as how you can help in keeping them calm. A parent may have to speak to a hyperactive child about his/her behavior several times in an hour with no avail. There are several factors that cause a hyperactive child such as emotional or relationship issues, diet, and other environmental factors. Focusing on overcoming these factors can result in a more controlled

  • ADHD paper

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    What is ADHD? Most people probably have heard about ADHD, also known as Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. But do they fully understand the concept of this chronic disease? Formerly called ADD (attention-deficit disorder,) it is now preferably called ADHD because it predominantly describes the main attributes of this ailment: inability to pay attention and hyperactive-impulsive behavior. This condition frequently prevails in children and adolescents and may carry on adulthood for some. ADHD

  • ADHD in Females

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    wandering. Grace is a well mannered little girl, but suffers from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Like most girls with ADHD, she is not physically hyperactive like the common misconception of people with ADHD. She represents a quarter of the undiagnosed cases of ADHD in females (1). According to the site "What is ADHD..." to be diagnosed as ADHD, a person must fit at least six of the following hyperactive/ impulsive characteristic: often fidgets with hands or squirms in seat;

  • Hyperkinetic Children

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    Hyperkinetic Children Hyperkinetic is just another word for Hyperactive. Hyperactivity describes children who show numerous amounts of inappropriate behaviors in situations that require sustained attention and orderly responding to fairly structured tasks. Humans who are hyperactive tend to be easily distracted, impulsive, inattentive, and easily excited or upset. Hyperactivity in children is manifested by gross motor activity, such as excessive running or climbing. The child is often described

  • Attention Hyperactive Impulsive Defecit Disorder

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    ATTENTION HYPERACTIVE- IMPULSIVE DEFICIT DISORDER INTRODUCTION Attention Hyperactive- impulsive Deficit Disorder, or also known as ADHD, is under the category of IDEA, which is the Other Health Impairments. It is considered as one of the most common childhood mental disorder, affecting more than one in every twenty children (Shaw, 2008). Moreover, this condition can continue through adolescence and adulthood. IDEA defines it as a neurobiological-based developmental disorder in children and adults

  • ADD and ADHD

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    has changed over the years, parents today still want what is best for their children. Why then, are parents allowing their children to be put on medications that may have an adverse effect on their children? Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) have increasingly been diagnosed among young children today. Parents should become more informed about the over diagnosing, side effects, results of the medication and all other pertinent information before they

  • How School Systems Deal With ADD and ADHD

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    Barstow College                                        Randy Payne Essay Six                                             29 May 03 Research Paper How the Barstow Unified School District Deals with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) And Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) I believe that children are our future Teach them well and let them lead the way Show them all the beauty they possess inside Give them a sense of pride to make it easier Let the children’s laughter remind us how we