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A Paper on Attention Deficit Disorder
What is Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). Although there is a natural way to treat ADD, the most common treatment is with Ritalin. The dictionary defines ADD as a condition in children, marked by inattentiveness, dreaminess, and passivity (Random House Websters College Dictionary 87). ADD is more clearly described as a pers...
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The Three Stages of Development of the Normal Attention Span
Attention can be defined as the process of selecting certain environmental inputs needed for cognitive processing. Information that we are capable of sensing stays with us in the sensory register for a very brief period of time. From this point the information is cognitively processed. The role of attention can be found in...
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The Symptoms and Treatment of Attention Deficit Disorder
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 th...
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The Symptoms and Treatment of ADHD in Children and Teenagers
Final Paper Child development Alexandra Soucy ADHD IN CHIlDREN AND TEENS When my son was little he had a problem paying attention and he seemed to get distracted very easily. But I thought it was normal for children that age. But later I found out that he had ADHD. So what is ADHD? ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hy...
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An Analysis of ADHD in Psychiatry
ADD/ADHD ADHD is one of the most common mental disorder, affecting 3-5% of children, or about one in every classroom. Once it was thought that only boys are affected by ADHD but it is now knows that the ratio affected boys to affected girls is about 3-1. For me many people ADHD continues for their entire life. Scientists h...
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An Introduction to the Issue of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder(ADHD) is much more prevalent in today’s society compared to previous generations. More and more people are being diagnosed at an alarming rate. To my surprise, I learned this disorder does not only affect children. There are many adults who suffer from it also. ADHD characteristic...
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The Development of Attention Span and Diagnosing ADHD
Attention can be defined as the process of selecting certain environmental inputs needed for cognitive processing. Information that we are capable of sensing stays with us in the sensory register for a very brief period of time. From this point the information is cognitively processed. The role of attention can be found in...
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Coping with ADD: The Symptoms and Treatment of the Attention Deficit Disorder
Attention Deficit Disorder Five year old Danny is in kindergarten. It is playtime and he hops from chair to chair, swinging his arms and legs restlessly, and then begins to fiddle with the light switches, turning the lights on and off again to everyone's annoyance--all the while talking nonstop. When his teacher encourages...
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A Review of the Story The Open Boat
The Open Boat is a particularly interesting story because of the great detail that author extends and because of the solitary reflections of the characters in consideration of their demise. The story possesses amazingly vivid description. This attention to detail affords the reader the greatest degree of reading pleasure...
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Living with ADHD
ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is one of the most know disorders diagnosed in children. Most of the sympthomes children face is trouble paying attention in class, not being able to control their impulse, and trouble interacting with their peer. In Addition, causes social negation from their peers. Psycholo...
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An Essay on the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Its Treatment
Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Medication vs. Alternative Therapies Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a chronic, not episodic, illness occurring in 3-5% of the school- aged population. ADHD is characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness. Most medical profe...
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A Paper on Learning Disabilities and the Attention Deficit Disorder
In this day and age learning disabilities are attracting people's attention. Many kids go through school almost in a daze not knowing exactly what is going on. At times, teachers will ignore the problem and teach the rest of the class. There is a wide variety of learning disabilities, but the most common one is Attention De...
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A Study of Negative Correlation Between Television Viewing and Attention Span
The relationship between television viewing and attention span has been described as a negative correlation. Negative correlation is defined as "An association between increases in one variable and decreases in another. " (Psychology 7th Edition, Carol Trans and Carole Wade, pg. 676.) My hypothesis is that the mor...
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Types, Symptoms, and Treatment of Attention Deficit Disorder
What exactly is ADD? This is a question that has remained unanswered for a very long time. ADD, also known as attention deficit disorder, has to do with the brain. This disorder was at one time thought to be related to brain damage. Nowadays however, it is actually quite common. It is reported that about 40 per...
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An Analysis of the Main Categories of ADHD Victims
Genetics Report Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is related, to but different than, learning disabilities (LD). Some people only have learning disabilities. Some have ADHD only. Some have both. A number of professionals believe that as many as 50%-80% of those with ADHD will have LD. There are three...
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The Effects of Ritalin used by Children
Elementary Schools Drug of Choice Ritalin Is Ritalin being over-prescribed in American schools? Ritalin is used to treat ADD/ADHD (Attention Deficit Disorder/ Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder), a psychological disorder. When children take Ritalin, their actions tend to be more goal oriented. They become less aggres...
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An Introduction to the Analysis of Attention Deficit Disorder
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is a problem that affects 5% to 10% of all children. ADD affect more children than any other childhood problems except asthma. It is estimated to be the largest single cause for first referrals to child guidance clinics throughout the country, making up as many as 40% of those cases. Many AD...
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A Conditioning Project on the Quantity of Medication Used to Treat Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
When Mrs. Fallon first described this project to us, I was a little bit skeptical about it. I kept thinking that I had no problems in my life and that I didnt need any type of conditioning. But then I thought, Im definitely not perfect and I knew I was definitely overlooking something. Recently I was diagnosed with ADHD (At...
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An Analysis of the Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Chronic Disorders in Children
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder What is Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder? Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a group of chronic disorders that begin in childhood and sometimes last into adult life. In general, children and adults with ADHD have a hard time paying attention and concentrati...
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Behavior Modifications of ADD and ADHD
ADD/ADHD Behavior Modifications Behavior modification is a method of therapy geared towards turning negative behavior into positive behavior in and out of the classroom. There are different methods that can be used for behavior modification. Some of the methods include positive reinforcements, direct instructions, punis...
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A Look at Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADD and ADHD are quite common disorders in todays world, but you might not know what it is. ADD stands for Attention Deficit Disorder and ADHD means Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It shows up normally in the earlier schooling years. Between 3-5% of children have it. Kids with these disorders have trouble payin...
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The Medical History of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
For centuries children have been grounded, beaten, or even killed for
ignoring the rules or not listening to what they're told. In the past it was
thought these bad kids were the products of bad parenting, bad environment, or
simply being stubborn, however it is now known that many of these children may
have had Attention D...
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The Causes, Prevalence and Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
In recent years, more and more kids seem to be on a prescription drug
called Ritalin(methylphenidate). This drug is being handed out more and more by
doctors as a way of treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, a complex
neurological impairnment that prevents kids from concentrating. According to
the Drug Enforcem...
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An Introduction to the Issue of the Special Needs Children
The term, sprecial-needs children is defined as children whose developmental and/or behavior requires help or intervention beyond the scope of the ordinary classroom or adult interactions. About 15 to 20 percent of all children in the United States will exhibit some form of atypicall development and need special services (B...
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An Introduction to the Issue of Attention Deficit Disorder
Attention Deficit Disorder is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. There appears to be a deficiency in the brains ability to produce or use certain chemicals called transmitter substances or neurotransmitters. The theory is that a shortage of certain neurotransmitters results in the brain being under-stimulated, the...
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