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ADHD: - Inattentiveness (IA) - Hyperactivity- Impulsivity (HI) 1) Inattentive - Attentional capacity - Selective Attention - Distractibility - Sustained Attention - Alerting Inability to engage and sustain attention and to follow through on directions or rules while resisting salient distractions. 2) Hyperactive + Impulsive An inability to voluntarily inhibit dominant or ongoing behavior. Subtypes: group of individuals with something in common – symptoms, etiology, problem severity, or likely outcome – something that makes them distinct from other groupings. 3 types: 1) Predominantly inattentive type (ADHD-PI): describes children who primarily have symptoms of
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Unformatted text preview: inattention (“pure”) 2) Predominantly hyperactive-impulsive type (ADHD-HI): describes children who have primarily symptoms of hyperactivity-impulsivity 3) Combined Type (ADHD-C): describes children who have symptoms of both inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity. Criteria:-Appear before age 7 -Occur more often and with greater severity than in other children of the same age and sex-Continue for more than six months -Occur across several settings-Produce significant impairments in the child’s social or academic performance...
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  • Spring '09
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  • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, impulsivity, predominantly inattentive type, Produce significant impairments, Predominantly hyperactive-impulsive type

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