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  • ADHD And Odd Case Study

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    from their peers and are “severely” disadvantaged in their academic achievements (Hamilton and Armando, 2008, p.863). In an attempt to alleviate symptoms of ADHD and ODD, students that have these disorders are treated with drugs that contain Lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (LDX) and the most popular known clinical drug that contains LDX is “Vyvanse®” (Rowley et al., 2012, p.1064). Although this drug is shown to be effective in suppressing student’s aggression and disobedience in the classroom, their

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ( Adhd )

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    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) What is ADHD? Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a psychiatric illness characterized by problems with attention as well as hyperactivity. Individuals also tend to act impulsively. The exact cause is unclear but is likely related to genetic factors as first-degree relatives are often affected. The disease frequently begins in childhood and may progress into adulthood. The condition is also often associated with other psychiatric comorbidities

  • Amphetamine Research Papers

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    Amphetamine Amphetamine is normally used to treat obesity, narcolepsy, and most commonly ADHD. Amphetamine causes an increase in epinephrine and norepinephrine, the spike in these usually cause appetite suppression, increased alertness, feelings of power and increased energy. Unfortunately, Amphetamine is a drug that’s highly addictive and can lead to psychological and physical dependence. An Amphetamine addiction can cause permanent brain damage or neurological damage. If a parent has an Amphetamine

  • Medications And Behavioral Therapy (ADHD)

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    Treatments & Medications for ADHD_1 Numerous studies have been going on to investigate the efficacy and safety of a number of different treatments available for ADHD. There are several different approaches to treating ADHD. But, the best way to manage the symptoms is a multimodal approach. The main components of Multi-Model approach are ‘Medications’, ‘Behavioral Therapy’, and ‘Education’. ADHD can be treated using medication or behavioral therapy, but a combination of both is often best. Medication

  • Binge Eating Disorder ( Bed )

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    Binge Eating Disorder Binge eating disorder (BED) is a psychiatric condition characterized by the consumption of large quantities of food in a specific amount of time, and feeling out of control while eating. BED also involves feelings of guilt and shame after binging but is not accompanied by compensatory behaviors, such as purging or vomiting. Binge eating is described by “eating at a fast pace, eating until feeling uncomfortably full, eating when not feeling hungry, eating alone to hide the amount

  • Adhd Informative Speech

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    I. Resistors, capacitors, derivatives, integrals, cell phones, computers, electronics, artworks, concerts, politics, Mitochondrial DNA Replacement Therapy, stem-cell therapy, vaccinations, medications, prescription drugs, and much more. Without the ability to pay attention to something over a specific time period, the human race would not be as accomplished as it is today. II. Today, I will be informing you about Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). III. ADHD is a disorder that many

  • The Role Of ADHD In Children

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    the symptoms and increase functioning well (4). First type of treatment is medication, there are four types of medications that are officially licensed for treating ADHD. These medications are, methylphenidate, dexamphetamine, dexamfetamine, lisdexamfetamine, and atomoxetine. These medications can help ADHD patients focus better, concentrate more, and feel more comfortable, but, they are not a permanent cure for ADHD. Another type of therapy is psycho education. This types of therapy help a patient

  • Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Essays

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    out of his or her ADHD though. Most people take medicine to control their ADHD. It does not cure it. Some of the most common ADHD medications are Ritalin, Vyvanse, and Adderall. Ritalin contains methylphenidate hydrochloride, Vyvanse contains lisdexamfetamine dimesylate, and Adderall contains amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. All of these medications are central nervous system stimulants. Some consider people with ADHD stupid and lazy. This is very untrue. Some of the most brilliant figures in

  • Family And Living Situation : Shaquille Godwin

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    Family/Living Situation – Shaquille Godwin is a 19 year old Black male without children. He is the product of the non-marital relationship between his mother and father, and the fifth oldest of 13 biological siblings. Shaquille was removed from his biological home around the age five. He was part of a three-sibling set removed at that time. His mother and father were accused of child neglect and physical abuse. Additionally, Shaquille was the victim of sexual assault by an older sibling in the

  • ADD/ADHD Research

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    on the subject and it relates to my personal life. In my family, my younger sister was diagnosed with ADD around the age of six. I was diagnosed with ADD at the age of 14, just as I was beginning high school. Both of us take the stimulant drug lisdexamfetamine, otherwise known as Vyvanse. Reading about the symptoms and different effects that ADD/ADHD has on individuals, it was very easy to see them in both myself and my sister. Around the time my sister was diagnosed, she was having behavioral issues