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    ADD/ADHD Medication Side Effects in Children Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is a condition that causes an individual to have a short attention span, not be able to manage their behavior properly, and creates impulsiveness. People of all ages can have this disorder, but often times the ones who struggle most are children. Because of this condition, children may need to take medication in order to keep their behavior under control and manage their attention. Being on a drug at a young…

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    The constant movement of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be distracting -- but the fidgeting also may improve their cognitive performance, a study by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute has found. The study of pre-teens and teenagers with ADHD examined how movement -- its intensity and frequency -- correlated with accuracy on cognitively demanding tasks requiring good attention. It found that participants who moved more intensely exhibited…

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    Medicalizing Deviance: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Rachael Haub Franciscan University of Steubenville A . Hendershott 10/20/2015 Introduction Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD is a psychological disorder that results in challenges retaining attention, hyperactivity, or impulsiveness that is not appropriate for a person’s age . In children these symptoms must emerge between ages six and twelve and must last for at least six months for a diagnosis to be made . These…

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    Eight-year-old Joey, has a diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – Hyperactivity Impulsivity (ADHD-HI). According to the DSM5 the symptoms Joey would be showing during class are inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. The symptoms under inattention, Joey would be experiencing difficultly paying attention in class, makes careless errors on his school work, has a hard time following instructions, does not seem to be listening very well, not organized, easily distracted and…

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    Attention-Deficit Hyperactive Disorder also known as “ADHD” is a psychological disorder that generally effects young children and teenagers but can also persist into adulthood. ADHD often gets confused with other psychological disorders such as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Autism because they share many of the same symptoms, but they are in fact very different (Antar, 2012) ADHD symptoms are generally all the same but they are different in how they affect children, the affect that it…

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    INTRODUCTION Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and opposition defiance disorder (ODD), separately are challenging and paired equivocates a thoroughly unrelenting challenge. ADHD affects ten percent of school age children and boys are three times more likely to be diagnosed. ODD affects one to sixteen percent of school age children, which creates a unique set of challenges for parents, children and educators alike. There are many steps to noticing and identifying symptoms for these…

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    behavioral disorder. One of the major concerning factors is…

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    Disruptive Behavior Disorders are among the easiest to identify in children among all other coexisting conditions. Disruptive Behavior Disorders, DBDs, are a group of disorders–Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder– characterized by behaviors that are disruptive to the social environment and ranges from fairly annoying behaviors to the violation of rules and the infliction of harm on others (American Psychiatric Association, 1994).…

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    The Causes and Effects of ADHD Aiden Hackenberg Mrs. Trant Final May 23,2017 Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, also known as ADHD, is a genetically transmitted disorder with many different side effects. ADHD is diagnosed by inattentiveness, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. The most common theory for the cause of ADHD is carried to children and adults through affected family members. Three to five percent of children are affected with ADHD. There is no known cause…

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    A Rhetorical Analysis of a Public Document The Centers for disease control and prevention begins by providing an analyzes to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) by acknowledging facts to a common but not so common disorder. The Centers for disease control address ADHD by expressing vital information that benefits families and society as a whole. The Centers for disease control (website last updated January 6, 2016), successfully provides informative as well as conversational…

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