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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...
  • Add Patient
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    ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDERApproximately 3-5% of all American children have anAttention Deficit Disorder (ADD). ADD is a leading cause ofschool failure and under-achievement. ADD characteristics oftenarise in early childhood. As many as 50% of children with ADDare never diagnosed. Boys significantly outnumber girls, thoughgirls are more likely to be undiagnosed with ADD. "ADD is notan attention disorder, but a disorder of impulse control (Seminarnotes Barkeley)". Characteristics of Attention Defi...
  • Three Aspects Of Add
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    Attention Deficit Disorder In the United States Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is the most common mental disorder found in children. Approximately 15 million people in the United States, in which 3.5 million are children, are diagnosed with ADD. There are many aspects of this disorder that many people are not even aware of. ADD is a neurological disorder that affects the central nervous system, as well as the motivational system. ADD affects two important parts of the brain that are connected ...
  • Statistics Of Add Most Of The Diagnosis
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    Attention Deficit Disorder By: Ryan Fish To be nobody-but-myself -- in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else-means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight, and never stop fighting. -E.E. Cummings, 1958 Attention Deficit Disorder is a long and some what mysterious sounding name that tries to describe something you probably already call Hyperactivity. But, attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is much more that Hyperactivity. History of ADDIn 190...
  • Adhd And Attention Deficit Disorder
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    October 19, 2004 Attention Deficit / Hyperactive Disorder in children Sam was your average 4-year-old boy. He had many friends and was well liked by everyone. All in all he seemed be well adjusted. However, when he started kindergarten, his teacher started sending notes home to his mother telling her that Sam was causing trouble and not following the rules. His mother was concerned, and would constantly try to get him to behave. But no matter how much he tried, Sam just kept on getting into trou...
  • Individuals With Add Without Hyperactivity
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    Attention Deficit Disorder Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is commonly known as a childhood syndrome characterized by impulsiveness, hyperactivity, and a short attention span. These often lead to learning disabilities and various behavioral problems. ADD is defined as an inability to control behavior due to difficulty in processing neural stimuli. Most of the diagnosis is at childhood. Experts say that over 2 million children have ADD. About 50% of these 2 million children who have ADD are beli...
  • Symptoms Of Add
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    Attention Deficit Disorder, widely known as ADD, is a brain disorder which many people suffer from daily. The symptoms described by three authors all go hand in hand, but ADD varies greatly from person to person and some may have completely different symptoms than others. The diagnosis of ADD varies in each author with their own technique. ADD treatment is a long debated and very rough subject, as the authors have different views. The authors express their outlook on the symptoms, diagnosis, and...
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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    The Existence of ADD / ADHD Some of the most common words moving around in the psychiatric circle are attention Deficit; hyperactivity; Ritalin; ADD, ADHD. These words are being most commonly discussed by most educators, physicians, psychologists and young parents in the society today. In spite of extensive advancements in technology which has brought new insights into the brain and learning, there is still a lacuna in the field of problems faced by children who are unable to remain focused on t...
  • Cause Of Attention Deficit Disorder
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    Attention Deficit Disorder: What It Is And Is Not Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is commonly known as a childhood syndrome characterized by impulsiveness, hyperactivity, and a short attention span, which often leads to learning disabilities and various behavioral problems. The exact definition of ADD is, an inability to control behavior due to difficulty in processing neural stimuli (online medical dictionary). Neural pertains to nerves. There are three different levels of ADD, Attention Defic...
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
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    Attention deficit disorder is the subject of two widely challenged debates in medicinal practice and theory. One, the argument for ADD being a clinical and mental disorder, is in favor of medical treatment, claiming the diagnosis is attributable to brain damage or neurological defects. The second gives an alternative idea behind ADD, stating that people showing traits of the disorder often exemplify characteristics such as creativity, inventiveness, and even giftedness. As a rising percentage of...
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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    What it feels like to have ADD Imagine living in a fast-moving kaleidoscope, where sounds, images, and thoughts are constantly shifting. Feeling easily bored, yet helpless to keep your mind on tasks you need to complete. Distracted by unimportant sights and sounds, your mind drives you from one thought or activity to the next. Perhaps you are so wrapped up in a collage of thoughts and images that you don't notice when someone speaks to you. To their family, classmates or coworkers, they seem to ...
  • Lasting Effects Of The Drug
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    ADD Add Reaction Essay Psychology ADD Reaction Essay Mr. Fabrizio ADD: Who does it effect and what are the treatments? I chose this topic because being a young person I personally know a good amount of people who have ADD and are treated with the drug Ritalin, and at one time or another most people have a hard time focusing and think whether they have a problem or not. While doing this report at times I found myself looking away or doing other things but I realized that there is a difference bet...
  • 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...
  • Add Students
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    I decided to select the topic of Attention deficit disorder (ADD) and get information on it because when I observed the elementary school teacher she mentioned ADD and also the teacher interview that I did was with a MIS I classroom teacher who also mentioned he had some students that had been diagnosed as having ADD. Attention deficit disorder according to Mosby's Medical, Nursing and Allied Health Dictionary is defined as a? syndrome affecting children, adolescents, and some adults characteriz...

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