Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Click to edit Master subtitle style  5/26/11 Chapter Nine Attention Deficit Hyperactivity  Disorder (ADHD)
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 5/26/11 Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Defined by symptoms if inattention, hyperactivity,  and impulsivity There are three symptoms of ADHD: Difficulty staying focused on the task at hand Overactive and sometimes impulsive behavior A combination of attentional and hyperactivity problems
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 5/26/11 ADHD Usually diagnosed during the early years Boys are more likely than girls to receive the  diagnosis
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 5/26/11 ADHD Deficiencies in both academic and social skills can  result from ADHD There is no known cause for the disorder ADHD tends to extend into adulthood regardless of  medical treatment as a child
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 5/26/11 To Make the Diagnosis…. Symptoms have to be present in more than one  setting Diagnostic measures Attention Deficit Disorder Evaluation Scale (ADDES) Connor’s Abbreviated Symptom Questionnaire
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2011 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Janetseward during the Spring '11 term at Lewis University .

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