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ADHD
Individual consistently and repeatedly shows age-inappropriate behaviors in the two general categories of inattention & hyperactivity-impulsivity
ADHD-C
Characterized by a combination of inattentive symptoms & hyperactive-impulsive symptoms
Distractibility
Deficits in selective attention
Executive Functions
Higher-order mental processes that enable a child to maintain a problem-solving set in order to attain a future goal
(eg's) working memory, motor coordination, moral reasoning
Goodness of Fit
The extent to which 2 things are suited
(eg) The extent to which a child's temperament & the parents style of interaction are suited to each other
Hyperactive
Displaying an unusually high lebel of energy & an inability to remain still or quiet
Impulsive
Prone to acting with little or no consideration of possible consequences
Inattentive
Lacking the ability to focus or sustain attention
Methylphenidate
Ritalin
Parent Management Training (PMT)
A program aimed at teaching parents to cope effectively with their childrens difficult behavior & their own reactions to it
ADHD-HI
Predominately Hyperactive-Impulsive symptoms
ADHD-PI
Predominately Inattentive Symptoms
Response-Cost Procedures
A technique for managing one's behavior that involves the loss of reinforcers in response to inappropriate behavior
Stimulant Medications
Alter the activity in the frontostriatal region of the brain by impacting 3 or more neurotransmitters: Dopamine, Norepinephrine, Serotonin
Subtype
A group of people with a specific disorder who have something in common such as symptoms, etiology... That makes them distinct from people with other subtypes of the same disorder
Sustained Attention
The ability to maintain a persistent focus of attention over time or when fatigued
Tic Disorders
Sudden, repetitive, nonrhythmic motor movements or phonic productions (eye blinking, facial grimacing, throat clearing)