attention deficit disorder

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3/10/11 Click icon to add picture 3 Attention Deficit Disorder A.D.D.
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3/10/11 What is ADD? Attention Deficit Disorder is a condition that can affect someone’s ability to focus and concentrate and may interfere with his or her ability to be productive in school, as well as in other everyday activities. It can also affect how people develop social relationships or self-esteem. It is closely related to ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
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3/10/11 Forms of ADD The medical community recognizes three basic forms of the disorder: Primary Inattentive: Inattentiveness to tasks or activities is the primary problem. Primarily hyperactive-impulsive: Inappropriate movements, fidgeting, or restlessness are the primary problems. Combined: This is a combination of the two forms.
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3/10/11 Who is affected by ADD? ADD is most commonly found in school- age children. It is unclear why, but boys are more likely to be affected by ADD than girls. Although mostly prevalent among children, adults can also have ADD. 60% of children with ADD will experience it’s symptoms into adulthood.
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