Description, Causes and Interventions for ADHD


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Description, Causes and Interventions for ADHD
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a neurological disorder that manifests in behavior. It typically is found in children, although adults can also demonstrate symptomatic behavior. As a developmental disorder, the diagnosis and treatment of the disorder is important to insure in proper social and cognitive development in children. It is highly treatable, with both medication and behavioral modification.
In a thorough research of the disorder that includes current research of causes and treatment for ADHD, a cohesive context of understanding will be constructed.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a mental health disorder that exists primarily in...
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Trout, A. L., & Epstein, M. H. (2007). The name assigned to the document by the author. This field may also contain sub-titles, series names, and report numbers.A Review of Non-Medication Interventions to Improve the Academic Performance of Children and Youth with ADHD. Remedial and Special Education, 28(4), 207-226.
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