Posts tagged: Attention Deficit Disorder

Symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

Impulsivity, hyperactivity and inattention are classical traits one can find in children with ADD. Normal children do often manifest impulsive, hyperactive or inattentive traits; however, children with ADD tend to exhibit these traits more often and more severely. A child exhibiting six or more symptoms of ADD for about half a year or more and […]

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Causes of Attention Deficit Disorder

Medical science still is in the dark as to what really causes attention deficit disorder or ADD although signs have shown that genes may play a part in the development of this condition.  As with other diseases, ADD can arise from a number of factors.  Besides genetics, scientists are focusing on specific environmental causes like […]

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Attention Deficit Disorder Treatments and Drugs

The goals of current treatment of attention deficit disorder or attention deficit/hyperactive disorder (ADHD) are to improve functioning and reducing the symptoms of ADHD. Treatments include medicines, certain forms of psychotherapy, training and education or other forms and combinations of treatments. Medicines The most commonly used forms of drug for the treatment of ADHD are […]

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