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    FACTS, VALUES AND ATTENTION-DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER Facts, values, and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: An update to the controversies. Ana Cristina Garza Texas A&M University- Kingsville This article is about a research institute that is holding workshops to examine the controversies that surround the use of medication to treat emotional and behavioral disturbances in children (Parens & Johnston, 2009). Attention Deficit- Hyperactivity Disorder better know for many as ADHD is one of the disorders that get diagnosed more often than any other. In this article we will see how many experts in the field have different but all very well based opinions about the treatments and the over diagnosis that exists in our country.…

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    school work, instead of looking at the child’s behavior as a disorder, it would be shrugged off and kids would be told to sit still and that they need to try harder in school. Nowadays researchers have looked into the validity of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), and it cannot simply be put into one definition since the disorder is characterized by three subtypes. The first subtype is combined ADHD that is characterized by both inattentiveness and hyperactivity/ impulsiveness. The…

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    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects approximately 9.5% of children and 4% of adults in the United States. People with the disorder tend to have trouble keeping their attention focused on one thing and have a tendency to be very active and not be able to sit still. The modern method for diagnosing and treating ADHD is considered doubtful by some, in most cases the patient will go see a psychologist who will run the patient through a variety of…

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    Abstract Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder known as ADHD is a prominent behavioral disorder defined as ongoing and increased levels of inattention hyperactivity and/or impulsivity. The primary goal of this paper is to review the current research. This review will be exhaustive in nature and consist of a description with a focus on sex and age differences, the neural pathology focusing on the abnormal brain structure and function of ADHD patients, etiology with a focus on genetic and…

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    ADHD or Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder has been for many years a subject of controversy and misinformation. A lot of people look at it as a “fake” disorder making accusations that it’s just a way for parents to make an excuse for their children’s unruly behavior or bad grades. Or as a way for adolescent teens and young adults to acquire Strong stimulant drugs to help them perform better in their jobs or in school. But for the Millions of people worldwide living life every day with ADHD…

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    Today’s learning environment can leave students dealing with stress and anxiety. Students are required to remain focused to receive instruction to obtain the best education possible. Often students find it difficult to concentrate. These students are often diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). People with ADHD have trouble focusing, controlling their behavior, and sitting still or being quieter than other people the same age. Doctors prescribe these students with a drug…

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    thought . . . Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is a developmental disorder characterized by distractibility, hyperactivity, impulse behaviors, and the inability to remain focused on tasks or activities. Difficulties in organization, time management, and planning are also prominent…

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    Vyvanse, otherwise known as Lisdexamfetamine, is a schedule 2 controlled substance used to treat primarily Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, or ADHD in children and adults, and more recently to treat Binge Eating Disorder, or BED in adults. Vyvanse is a central nervous system stimulant belonging to the class of drugs known as amphetamines and works by affecting chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to both hyperactivity and impulse control. More specifically, Vyvanse alters the…

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    Disadvantages Of Cd

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    Conduct Disorder (CD) is a behavioral issue concerning children who regularly operate in a style that contravenes social criterion and the intrinsic privilege of others. Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) is the less relentless of the two disorders, but without treatment that is focused on belligerent and intractable behavior the symptoms can worsen and lead to (CD) based off austerity. The habits that stem from (CD) and (ODD) are similar to those of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder…

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    Elementary School Age Children With Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder Nicole Pankey Troy University Behavior Characteristics For Children With ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder also known as ADHD is a disability where children show at minimum one of these characteristics: hyperactivity, impulsivity and inattention (Santrock, 2014). These symptoms can be shown in elementary students. ADHD is a psychiatric disorder. In 2009 about 3-5 % of student were showing…

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