Essay On Attention Deficit Hyperactivity

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is when a person has difficulties focusing their attention to enable them to be aware of things, people, and other optimal ways to their environment. (Swanson, 2003). This disorder was first discovered by Dr. Heinrich Hoffman in 1845. This disorder has been investigated nationwide, and needless to say, no one knows the cause and how this disorder came to be. Psychologists believe that there are some evidence link to the possibility that some risks factors such smoking, drinking alcohol during pregnancy might be a link to expose this disorder to children during pregnancy. Attention deficit hyperactivity has three primary symptoms, which includes, inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness. This …show more content…
The first symptoms associated with attention deficit hyperactivity (ADHD) is inattention. Children with inattention have problem with sights, and sounds. They have difficulties paying attention to detail, they have problems with reading instructions completely, and carefully. They lose things, as well as forgetting things like pencils or books. And, they have a hard time focusing, and they tend to have incomplete tasks on a …show more content…
Major life events, a traumatic experience, such as losing a family member to a death, bullying or divorce. Psychological disorder, including anxiety, depression or bipolar disorders. Behavioral disorders, and medical conditions these are signs that a mental professional can be able to diagnose whether the child have (ADHD). Children with (ADHD) are smart, creative children. Even though they have so many things going on at once, they become a master problem solver. Some even become inventive artists. Nonetheless, they can become easily distracted, but they might see things other kids fail to notice. There are positive traits that children with (ADHD) possess and some of them are creative, flexible, enthusiastic, and spontaneity, and energy and drive. Treatment for children with (ADHD) can and have been very successful. For example, effective treatment for children with (ADHD) involves behavioral therapy, parent education and training, social support, and assistance at school. The idea of medication for children with (ADHD) saddens me because of their ages parents should make this the last results when it comes to protecting their children who suffers from this awful

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