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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/18/11 Childhood Disorders cont’d
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2/18/11 Attention-Deficit and Disruptive Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Conduct Disorder (CD) Oppositional-Defiant Disorder (ODD)
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2/18/11 ADHD Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) A behavior disorder characterized by excessive motor activity and inability to focus one’s attention. Hyperactivity A behavior disorder characterized by excessive motor activity and inability to focus one’s attention.
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2/18/11 ADHD Three subtypes: Predominately inattentive type Predominately hyperactive or impulsive type Combined type: characterized by high levels of both inattention and hyperactivity– impulsivity Usually first diagnosed during elementary school, when problems with attention or hyperactivity–impulsivity make it difficult for the child to adjust to school
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2/18/11 Conduct Disorder (CD) A psychological disorder in childhood and adolescence characterized by disruptive,
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