Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder ( Adhd )

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Every single one of us has had some difficulty sitting still, paying attention and even controlling impulsive behavior once or twice in our life. For some people, however, the problems that occur slim to none in our life occurs in the lives of theirs every day and interfere with every aspect of their life inclusive of home, academic, social and work. . The interaction of core ADHD symptoms with co-morbid problems and neuropsychological deficits suggests that individuals with ADHD are likely to experience problems in academic settings. This study was conducted to show the disadvantages and impairments in the education of children with ADHD. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral condition that most commonly affects…show more content…
The disorder has been renamed attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with the help of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) classification system. This name currently reflects the importance of the inattention aspect of the disorder as well as the other characteristics of the disorder such as hyperactivity and impulsivity. Inclusive to showing the basic symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity, individuals with ADHD often experience co-morbidity. According to Biederman, about 30-50% of children who have ADHD also have oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), and/or conduct disorder (CD). (Biederman 1991) In 20-30% of ADHD cases there is also co-occurrence of anxiety. (Biederman 1991; Pliszka 1998) Bipolar disorder is also present in those possessing ADHD, studies show that it is between 11 and 22% (Biederman 1998). Twenty to thirty percent of ADHD children also possess an associated learning disorder of reading, spelling, writing and arithmetic (Biederman 1991; Pliszka 1998). Without identification and proper treatment, ADHD could have severe consequences, including failing school, the stressing and disrupting of family, depression, relationship struggles, substance abuse, delinquency, and accidental injuries. ADHD being one of the most common chronic conditions of childhood, teachers inevitably
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