Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder ( Adhd )

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Tavis Daluz-Cates Mrs. Cellini Genetics Period E 5/5/2016 Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder What is it? Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder is a disorder that occurs in the brain that results in a lack of attention and an impulse of hyperactivity. This can interfere with the person’s development and functioning. People who suffer from ADHD show patterns of inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. In children, ADHD is shown to be more common in boys than in girls. Some studies report a high ratio of boys to girls. The inattentive type of ADHD is found more commonly in girls than in boys. People who have ADHD as children usually maintain the full diagnosis into adulthood. Even if they don 't the children will have some residual symptoms of ADHD as adults. Families who have children with ADHD experience much higher anxiety and stress levels than families without. Many children will exhibit signs of ADHD by the age of four. However, most children are not diagnosed until they reaches elementary school. Living with ADHD can put children put at risk for a host of other problems and complications such as, alcohol and other drug abuse, completing their education, and an increased risk for delinquency. There has been been a lot of research on ADHD in recent years and many different types of medications and interventions have proven to be quite helpful or at least lessen the severity of the symptoms. With the proper
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