Study of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children

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ADHD in Children Abstract The occurrence of the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been on the rise in primary school children in recent years. This study explains how this disorder impacts upon the daily life of such students, how much harmful it can be to child's mental stability while growing up and how it hinders in their learning process. Moreover, this study also focuses on the treatment methods and techniques employed by the parents and teachers of such students and how the students behave to certain methods of interventions. ADHD in Children Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a type of chronic mental disorder that is diagnosed in children at an age as early as five or six. The disorder leads to children behaving restlessly, and creates a lack of focus in their minds, which subsequently affects their ability to learn. The likelihood of ADHD diagnoses in boys is four times more than that in girls. The symptoms of ADHD include difficulty in paying attention, lack of focus, impulsive behavior, hyperactivity, and other sorts of disruptive behaviors. The signs and symptoms of ADHD are not easy to identify because it is difficult to differentiate between normal levels of inattention and hyperactivity in kids and that induced by ADHD. Children that suffer from the disorder tend to display signs such as increased amounts of daydreaming, confusion at small things, easily distracted with a lack of focus on just one task, struggling to
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