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    Telling Mr. and Mrs. Escobar that their son has ADHD must be dose delicately but sternly so they grasp the situation in its entirety. It should be done with explaining the test used and their results. I would point to Eric’s family that he meets the diagnostic criterion for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. I would say “he displays several symptoms of ADHD. He is unable to properly attend to details, or frequently makes careless errors, he ran around during the test, he was not able to pay attention unless he had something to fiddle with. He was also easily distracted and often talked over me while giving directions”. There may be some biological factors that caused Eric’s ADHD. People with ADHD tend to have largely abnormal activity of the neurotransmitter dopamine and abnormalities in the striatal region of the brain. However, the disorder has been linked to family dysfunction and stress. With that said, if Eric’s family life is stable, Eric’s parents have no reasons to feel guilty. I would suggest that Eric dose psychotherapy…

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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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    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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    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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    become disruptive and disturb the rest of the class. Other children may become aggressive either physically or verbally towards others. Then there are those children who have anxiety issues. These children may withdraw from others. They have a difficult time interacting and communicating. For each type of behavior, there are several management steps to follow. In the textbook, The Exceptional Child, one major behavior issue is caused by Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This is a…

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    Natural Treatments For ADD and Hyperactivity by Skye Weintraub N.D. is a very notable and informational book for anyone suffering from ADD or ADHD. Many physicians use this book as a reference to help their younger patients deal with ADD and ADHD and many parents turn to this book to help them not only understand, but cope with what their child is going through. This book also allows parents and physicians to find alternatives to treating ADD and ADHD that avoids drugs all together. For my…

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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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    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 argue that the way people are diagnosed is not good enough and that…

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    Attention deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a disorder occurring in the brain where individuals typically exhibit inattention, impulses, and hyperactivity. These symptoms interfere with school, daily life activities, and growth. Additionally, inattention is defined by an individual that is easily distracted, disorganized, and lacks concentration. Hyperactivity is restlessness or constantly moving including fidgeting with their hands or body. Moreover, it may be in a circumstance that is…

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    17-year-olds had received a diagnosis of ADHD, according to data from the National Survey of Children 's Health, sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention” (Novotney). Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, ADHD, children that are diagnosed with this disorder are distracted, impulsive, or hyperactive, and emotionally unpredictable. ADHD is the most common neurobehavioral disorders of childhood (Cao, et. al). Research has indicated that from 2001 to 2010, the percentage of…

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