Essays Tagged: "deficit hyperactivity disorder"

Stimulants and Their Effects

re being prescribed for children with various disorders. One of these disorders is called Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). An estimated five to ten percent of children are diagnosed wi ... ug use setting for the children? Finally, what actions can be taken to solve this problem?Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a syndrome caused by a biochemical imbalance and uniqueness ...

(3 pages) 80 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol


ylphenidate). 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 concentra ... ADHD is a relatively new disorder. It was introduced in 1980, where it was labeled ADD(attention deficit disorder). In the 1950's, children were simply labeled 'hyperkinetic.' The term 'hyperactivi ...

(6 pages) 126 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

ADHD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

n notice when someone is speaking to you.This is what it is like for many people who have Attention Deficit HyperactivityDisorder, or ADHD. Once called hyperkinesis or minimal brain dysfunction, ADHD ...

(4 pages) 323 2 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Gender: Why are girls less diagnosed than boys?

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, more commonly known as ADD or ADHD, has become much more common rece ...

(8 pages) 428 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

A basic overveiw of what Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)is and its effects.

PsychopathologyAttention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity DisorderADHD, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is a disorder in which ... amp; Krueger, M., (2001). Descriptions of Self: an exploration study of adolescents with Attention- Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder evaluation). Journal of Chi ... y Physician, 64, 817-830.Hulsmeier, J., Martin, E., Place, M., & Wilson, J., (1999). Attention- Deficit Disorder as a factor in origin of behavioral disturbance in schools. British Journal of Special Education, 26, 158-163.

(3 pages) 311 1 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

An introduction to Attention Deficit Disorder. What are some ADHD facts? What causes Attention Deficit problems? What are common treatments for ADHD?

An introduction to Attention Deficit DisorderHere are a few ADHD facts:(sources are listed after their related material and direc ... he same condition. ADHD is the most recent name given to the group of conditions known as attention deficit disorders. ( with ADHD, or Attention D ... present in all situations. ( of Attention Deficit problems:Tredgold stated in 1908 that hyperactivity was linked to organic brain damage which ...

(3 pages) 430 1 3.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

It's an analysis on several current empirical studies regarding treatments for children with attention defficite hyperactivity dissorder (ADHA)

Treatment: Oral Methylphenidate (Ritalin)Indication: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)Current Status: Most commonly prescribed psychoactive drug for ... et al (2001)How efficacious and safe is short-acting methylphenidate for the treatment of attention deficit disorder in children and adolescents?This study was conducted to address the need for a meta ... y 3: Chandan J. Vaidya, Glenn Austin, et al (1998)Selective effects of Methylphenidate in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Functional Magnetic Resonance StudyIn this study the researchers a ...

(7 pages) 124 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Treatment of attention deficit hiperactivity medications vs. alternative therapy .

Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderMedication vs. Alternative TherapiesAttention Deficit Hyperactivity Di ... dual and family counselingMedication when required(CHADD, 2000) (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder)Psycho stimulant compounds are the most commonly used medications fo ... Mental Health (NIMH) Collaborative Multiside Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (MTA) assigned 579 children with ADHD combined-type to four differen ...

(5 pages) 187 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

ADHD: Is Ritalin Overprescribed?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, also know as ADHD, is a behavioral syndrome that can be found in bot ...

(6 pages) 195 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Why kids abuse ritalin.

by taking some sort of pill. Ritalin, a drug that is intended for use in the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most controversial prescription drugs today. The ...

(8 pages) 122 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Effectively Managing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

AbstractA great deal of research has been funded to unlock the keys of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD. Every researcher has a different idea on how to view the di ... tricians, and other medical professionals to obtain this information.Effectively Managing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderAccording to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Attention Defici ... or "superactive") to hyperactivity in the early 1970s. In the 1980s the DSM-III called it Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and the DSM-III-R revised and classified the disorder and ADHD, according to ...

(6 pages) 154 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Everything you will every need to know about ADHD for a health class final.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is the most common behavior disorder in children and teens. ADHD refe ...

(4 pages) 240 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

How Ritalin can help.

ng to the brains of millions of Americans who are more frequently being labeled as having Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Thoughts scattering from one place to another, not listening to what ... on, hyperactivity, and talking excessively are just some of the actions that characterize Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (Whaley 5). "Well, there must be something that can cure this disorde ...

(6 pages) 65 0 4.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder which people are diagnosed with when they have problems in four main ...

(5 pages) 111 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Text Book Notes and Treatment.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Attention Deficit Disorder without the Hyperactivity (ADD) ... m and getting there work completed (Peter Jaska, Ph.D). In 1980's the name was changed to attention Deficit Disorder because it became recognized that severe attention problems and poor impulse contro ... boys and girls; boys are more likely to be hyperactive, and girls tend to be inattentive. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder is thought to be more common in boys than in girls, this disorder oft ...

(8 pages) 204 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

ADD- What is ADD? How is it diagnosed?

are of what ADD is and are oblivious to weather they have it. What is ADD? ADD stands for Attention Deficit Disorder. ADHD for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is another term for ADD. They ar ...

(3 pages) 149 2 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Diagnosis Criteria and the Role of the School Psychologist.

st oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) and the correlation that conduct disorder has with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Standard medical definitions for these disorders, as well as ... the most common types of these associated disorders are oppositional defiant disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. These disorders shall now be examined to clarify their impact on chi ...

(9 pages) 142 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

This is paper on ADHD, symptoms, solutions, and statistics.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderAttention deficit hyperactivity disorder known as ADHD, it is a disord ...

(3 pages) 125 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Learners with Exceptionalities

many different types of learners with exceptionalities, including learning disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, mental retardation and gifted students. A handicap is defined as a c ... ng disabilities such as dyslexia and dyscalculia (difficulty with mathematics) as well as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Other common problems facing people with dyspraxia include low self- ...

(11 pages) 262 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Food for thought: a look into adderal, concerta, ritalin and the things of this nature

r makeup, ate a bowl of Lucky Charms and then took her medication. As she reached for her Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) pills, she realized she had only two pills left. Two weeks had ... is "not so smart". As a result children all across America are labeled learning disabled, attention deficit, hyperactive, dyslexic and the list goes on.Drugs like Adderall, Ritalin and Concerta (prima ...

(6 pages) 72 1 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs