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    Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development (“Attention deficit Hyperactivity disorder,” 2013). Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common behavioral condition that affects approximately 11 percent of school-age children. Individuals with ADHD can be successful in life, however, without identification and proper treatment, ADHD may…

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    What is Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorder. ADHD or Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is defined as difficulty staying focused and paying attention, difficulty controlling behavior, and hyperactivity (over-activity), whereas ASD or Autism spectrum disorder is characterized by: persistent deficits in social communication and social interaction across multiple contexts, restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior, interests, or activities. Symptoms of ASD…

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    Agoraphobia is paired with panic disorder most of the time, but can be much worse alone. Agoraphobia is the fear of being in any place or situation without being able to escape or flee easily (Spiegel,2015). There are many definitions and translations of agoraphobia, but the literal one is the fear of the marketplace. Some might think that the phobia means that people are just afraid of going outside, but really they are afraid of all and any public places, or crowds of people (Spiegel,2015).…

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    ADHD In Children

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    There are three main symptoms for children with ADHD hyperactivity, impulsivity, and inattentive. There are also distinguished characteristics of the three main symptoms of ADHD. Hyperactivity is when a child is constantly moving seems to always be on the go. Fidgeting or squirming having a constant motion. Impulsivity consists of inappropriate outbursts, and constantly interrupting people. Wherein, inattentive, a child may be daydreaming all the time. Having a difficult time following…

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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…

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    ADHD Classification Essay

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    Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), causes ongoing inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity. The disorder can be chronic and interferes with functioning and development. The percentage of children diagnosed with ADHD is rising every year. Males are more than two times more likely to have been diagnosed than females. The cause is unknown, but it is believed to involve interactions between genetic and environmental factors. Inattention and hyperactivity are key behaviors of the…

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    As humanity continues to progress further as a species, knowledge of science and progress in the fields of medicine, psychiatry, and pharmacology will continuously impact the ability by which the pharmaceutical manufacturers can continue to provide sources of medicine. As global population will continue to rise yearly, more people in the future will require more medicine to provide for those who are medically prescribed. Though particular drugs are manufactured with certain psychoactive…

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    Controversial drugs are a big thing in the world today. Some people may think that there is nothing wrong with a certain drug, but others have different opinions and believe that it should be outlawed or banned. There are many controversial drugs such as Adderall, Medical Marijuana, Steroids, and Xanax. Most reasons why drugs are so controversial today is because the drug can help a person, but also may have side effects and risks that can be harmful to someone. Many controversial drugs can also…

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    Melchior Adhd Summary

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    Melchior Adam Wiekard was a German physician who, in 1775, wrote a medical text book in which five and a half pages in the third chapter are devoted to an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) like illness. This appears to be the first record of such a disorder, predating Still by more than a hundred and twenty years. Wiekard describes inattentiveness as more common in children and women, more common in the young than the old, more common in someone who is happy than in someone who is…

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    Attention-Deficit Disorder Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) /Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) (American Psychiatric Association, 1994), affects 3 to 5% of school age children. However, some studies suggest the percentage of students who are affected by ADD/ADHD is upwards of 8% of all school-aged children. The problems these students face affects their ability to learn, ability to focus and for some students who are challenged with hyperactivity and impulsivity feel the need to…

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