Effects of Caffeine in Children with Attention Deficit Disorder


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Effects of Caffeine in Children with Attention Deficit Disorder
Imagine a child that runs all over the classroom as she talks loudly. She knocks off papers off the teacher’s desk and disturbs the work of other students in her class on a daily basis. This child may have attention deficit disorder (ADHD).
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 4.5 million children between the ages of five and seventeen have been diagnosed as potentially having Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (“ADHD, Data and Statistics,” 2009). Often parents and teachers do not have enough knowledge about ADHD to diagnose the illness or to understand how to help children who have ADHD. Often parents do not want to give their...
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