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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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