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  • Parent Of An Add Student
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    ADD 1 Running head: Attention Deficit Disorder Attention Deficit Disorder: The Effects of ADD Tom Henderson Jefferson Davis Community College Psychology 200 Ms. Beulah Patton ADD 2 Attention Deficit Disorder: The Effects of ADD Introduction Attention Deficit Disorder, which most people know as ADD, effects over two million people in the U.S. every year. Many people think ADD was discovered within the last twenty years when in actuality it was discovered over one hundred years ago. "ADD is consid...
  • Hyperactivity Of An Add Individual
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    Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) Everybody knows at least on person with a difficulty of staying still, sustaining attention or inconvenient impulses. For some people the problem is so serious that it is regarded as a psychiatric disorder. Formally known as hyperkinesia, hyperactivity, minimal brain damage and minimal brain dysfunction, Attention Deficit disorder received its present name in the late 70's, and was again restored in 1994 edition of DSM IV. ADD is the most commonly diagnosed child...
  • Add H Children And Adolescents
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    Pluralized Therapy-The Logical Approach to ADD Attention deficit disorder, in earlier times, was given a variety of names including: minimal brain dysfunction, minimal brain damage, hyper kinetic syndrome and hyperactive child syndrome. DSM (1980), published by the American Psychiatric Association describes two subtypes of attention deficit disorder: attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity (ADD-H) and attention deficit disorder without hyperactivity (ADD). The child with ADD / ADD-H is des...
  • Child With An Attention Deficit Disorder
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    Attention Deficit Disorder Attention deficit disorder is a condition characterized by the attention span that is less than expected for the age of the person. There is often age hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Attention deficit disorder is broken down in three sub categories. Attention disorder deficit / disorder: combined type, predominate inattentive and predominantly hyperactive or impulsive. The cause of the disorder is unknown. Some contributing factors includes prenatal toxic exposure and...
  • Add Adhd Children
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    Are Doctors Over-Diagnosing Stimulant Medication To Children Are Doctors Over-Diagnosing Stimulant Medication To Children A new epidemic has hit our society and it seems to be effecting nearly all of our children. Many adults seem to also be suffering from the same disorder. Doctors are giving out prescriptions to try and control those suffering from this elusive and confusing condition. Arguments are abundant in the medical field over the cause. What is the cause behind the disorder? That is ye...

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