PSYC305 Chapter 14 Notes

PSYC305 Chapter 14 Notes - 60% of children diagnosed with...

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Chapter 14- Students with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Hyperkinesis- 150 years ago MBI (minimal Brian injury) - 1950 MBD (minimal Brian dysfunction) MCD (minimal cerebral dysfunction) (Hyperactivity) ADHD ADD Health impairments: 66% ADHD - 60% EBO and 40% Not - Also gifted/ADHD, LD/ADHD, MR/ADHD, Gifted/ADHD/LD 39% Other ADHD: - The essential feature of ADHD is a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity - Children with ADHA can be served under the “other health impairments” category - Estimates of prevalence of ADHA range from 3% to 5% of all school age children - Two treatment approached that are widely used with children with ADHA are drug therapy and behavior modification Symptom: Fidget 73.2% Difficulty remaining seated 60.2% Easily distracted 82.1% 4 types of ADHD: 1) Predominantly hyperactive-impulsive type 2) Inattentive type 3) Combined type 4) Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder not otherwise specified Fiction: - All Children with ADHA eventually “outgrow” it.
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Unformatted text preview: 60% of children diagnosed with ADHA continue to exhibit symptoms as adult-ADHD is not a medical condition-Bad parenting is responsible for ADHD-People with ADHD always have problems paying attention-ADHD can only be treated with medication. Could used Behavioral Modification Medication: Methyl phenidate or Dextroamphetamine include:-Ritalin, Focalin, Dexedrine, Methylin, Concerta, Adderal, Metadate, Dextro Stat-Atomexetine: Strattera (SNERI) -Effexor, Wellbutrin (Antidepressants), Tofranil, Norpramin -Cylert: removed from market in 2005 because too many side-effects Physiological and Emotional Side-Effects of Medication used to control hyperactive behavior: Physiological:-Anorexia, insomnia, headache, dark circles under eyes, nervousness, stomach upset, weight loss, nausea Emotional:-Sadness, social withdrawal, self-consciousness, depression, diminished self concept, fearfulness...
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