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    In his article, Wessel first asks if the federal deficit; the difference between government revenue, and government spending; is shrinking too fast. Wessel mentioned that our deficit now is larger than it was in 1945 and every year since but at the time this article was written he noted that the total debt stood at $16 trillion and while it was not yet at the debt ceiling that the government has set, it was quickly approaching it. Even now our debt continues to grow, it is now at over $19 trillion dollars. The federal deficit has gotten smaller, it dropped from 10.1% of the GDP in 2009 to 9.0% in 2010 and it dropped even further to 8.7% and 7% in 2011 and 2012 respectively (Wessel, D. 2012). One of the reasons Wessel gives for the large…

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    According to Congressional Budget Office (CBO), “estimates that the federal budget deficit in 2016 will be $544 billion, raising debt held by the public to 76 percent of GDP” (CBO, 2016). Budget deficit means the government is in debt, and the calculation is for one-year period. So what is the federal budget? In its most simple terms the federal budget is created by the office of the president, using the federal departments and independent agencies. Documents include historical data as well…

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    over a period of time. If budget deficits arise, it increases interest rates because the total amount of expenditures exceeds the total amount of revenues. While low interest rates encourage more economic activities, high interest rates slow the economy, which causes loans harder to borrow. From time to time, the Federal…

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    Attention Deficit Analysis

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    According to the DSM-V (2013), Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is defined as a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development (DSM-V) for at least six months. ADHD has two sub-types that can present independently or combined. Inattention manifests in behavioral symptoms like difficulty sustaining attention in tasks and play activities, failure to give close attention to details or make careless mistakes,…

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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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    Attention Deficit Study

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    Introduction Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder affects many children and even some adults. In time and with a great amount of research the field of psychology has been able to create a way around this disorder for families and individuals suffering from it. However, ADHD can come with other symptoms such as trouble concentrating or reading difficulties. It is important that future clinicians use all of this research to help future and existing clients with these difficulties. To help with…

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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…

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    ADHD ADHD stands for Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder. To define the term it is a chronic condition including attention difficulties, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. It is a very common disorder found in the classroom and the workplace. It is found mostly in an age group of 3 to 17 year olds. A lot of adults don’t realize that they have it and they don’t want to believe they have it. 1 in 3 children have ADHD in every classroom of 30 kids. More boys have it than girls because they…

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    Millions of people around the world suffer from attention deficit. Some of those people, however, seem to be a lot less attentive than others. Recently, a growing debate has arised over whether or not serious hyperactivity and attention deficiency in people, specially young children, can be classified as a medical disorder. People who believe that this is a disorder use the description of the way patients are diagnosed and later treated as support for their stance on the topic. Meanwhile others…

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    In this paper I’m going to be talking about ADHD, and what it means, how you get it, what it can do to the body, the signs and systems, etc. I picked ADHD because one, I have it, two, I want to learn more about it, and three how I got it. There are probably other people out there wondering how or why they got it. So what is ADHD? It affects millions of children and often persists into adulthood. ADHD used to be called Attention-Deficit Disorder or ADD. ADHD means Attention Deficit…

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