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Unformatted text preview: ADHD and Treatments Ian is a classic example of a person who suffers from ADHD. Ian never stops talking, is always fidgeting, and can never sit still. When he tries to study, the slightest event will cause him to become completely side tracked. His room is a complete mess, without a single trace of organization. His homework problems would be right, except for his lack of attention to detail. About five percent of the worlds population suffers from one of the three types of ADHD (Hazell 41). The three known types are ADD-predominantly hyperactive impulse, ADHD- predominantly inattentive, and ADD- combine type (Hazell 40). ADD-predominantly hyperactive impulse type is usually characterized by excessive activity (Hazell 40). For example, common signs of a person characterized with this disorder are excessive talking, restlessness, fidgeting, and inability to find comfort in leisure activities (Hazell 40). ADHD- predominantly inattentive is characterized by someone who cannot remain focused and is easily...
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- Fall '07