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Ritalin Outline - in children A To assist in keeping a...

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Welch 1 Scott Welch Mr. Stafford English 1301 13 August 2002 Outline Thesis statement: The problem with children today may not be as clear-cut as once thought. I. What is Attention Deficit Disorder? A. There are many causes to Attention Deficit Disorder. 1. There are biological causes of the disease. 2. There are also environmental effects on the disease. B. There are several main characteristics of the disease. 1. The behavior of child with Attention Deficit is much different from that of a normal child. 2. A child’s brain that has Attention Deficit is quite different from a normal child. II. There are two main types of medications used in the treatment of Attention Deficit Disorder
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Unformatted text preview: in children. A. To assist in keeping a child’s attention, stimulants are often prescribed. B. The other types are secondary medications to offset the negative side effects of the stimulants. III. Behavioral therapy is another way of attempting to control Attention Deficit Disorder. A. There are quite a few advantages to using behavioral therapies. B. But the disadvantages of the behavioral therapies is very noticeable and tend to leave much to desire. Welch 2 Word count: 180...
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