The Three Stages of the History of Add/adhd

The Three Stages of the History of ADD/adhd The history of ADD/ADHD has gone through two stages, and it needs to evolve into one more. The three stages are: Stage 1: The Moral Diagnosis Stage 2: The Medical Diagnosis Stage 3: The Strength Based Diagnosis Stage 1: The Moral Diagnosis: For most of the 20th century (and still in many parts of the world today), ADD was a ‘moral diagnosis’. This refers to the fact that people with ADD were considered to just be …

Pros and Cons of ADHD Medication

Pros and Cons of ADHD Medication By Mackenzie Quinn Introduction As a parent of a child who has Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) you are faced with deciding how to manage your child’s ADHD symptoms. One options for treating the symptoms of ADHD that is highly debated is medication; some people strongly believe it is the best options and other believe medication shouldn’t be used on children. Determining the best option for your child is an important decision that shouldn’t be …

ADD and ADHD – Know Them, Their Differences and How to Treat?

ADD and ADHD – Know Them, Their Differences and How to Treat? Attention deficit disorder is known to be a coherent behavior that includes carelessness, hyperactivity and in some of the cases a mishmash of both.Typical behavioral changes is seen in attention deficit disorder in which sufferers feel carelessness and hyperactivity. In many cases mixture of both are seen.Major disorder named attention deficit disorder is famous for auguring illogical behavioral changes like carelessness and …

Children with ADHD: Unlocking the Secrets to Good Behavior – A Parenting Guide

Children with ADHD: Unlocking the Secrets to Good Behavior – A Parenting Guide For the parents of a child with ADHD, everyday tasks turn into battles—from getting the child out the door in the morning to getting him to bed at night. My son was diagnosed with ADHD at age 6, so I remember what it was like to have a daily tug of war with an attention disordered child all too well. Parents look for help everywhere. They may read one book after another and hear a parade of behavioral experts …

Attitude Change and ADHD

Attitude Change and ADHD Author: Powlin V. Manuel MD, MBA Attitude is people’s evaluation the various aspects of the social world formed from social learning, classical conditioning, instrumental conditioning, and observational learning. Making an assessment of the existing attitude will provide us information to take appropriate measures to change attitude. The existing attitude of the parents, teachers, peers, and healthcare providers affect the outcome of patients suffering from ADHD. …

Information on ADD and ADHD – Limit Your Surfing On The Net

Information on ADD and ADHD – Limit Your Surfing On The Net There is so much information on ADHD and ADD now on the Net that it is a jungle and sometimes, parents get lost and this is more than understandable. My suggestion is to limit your surfing. In this way, the tsunami of information about ADHD in children will become more manageable and you will not be so overwhelmed. Also if you want to adopt a natural homeopathic cure, your time on the Net will be drastically cut as there is no …

For ADHD Adult Patients, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Plus Medication Better Than Medication Alone

For ADHD Adult Patients, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Plus Medication Better Than Medication Alone An adult with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who takes targeted medication combined with 1-on-1 sessions of CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) is likely to experience significantly greater improvement of symptoms compared to an ADHD adult patient who only has the medication, according to research published in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association), August 25th …

ADHD: An Overview

ADHD: An Overview ADHD is neither a “new” mental health problem nor is it a disorder created for the purpose of personal gain or financial profit by pharmaceutical companies, the mental health field, or by the media.  It is a very real behavioral and medical disorder that affects millions of people nationwide.  According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), ADHD is one of the most common mental disorders in children and adolescents.  According to research sponsored by NIMH, …

7 Things Every Parent Must Know About ADHD

ADHD is said to affect anywhere from 3 to 10% of school-aged children. Yet despite this number, the word on the street would make you believe that this number is much higher. With anyone and everyone thinking they know about ADHD, as a parent, you must really sort through a lot of rumors and hype about attention deficit disorder. The following are 7 critical pieces of information every parent must know about ADHD: 1. ADHD is a popular diagnosis I am fairly certain this will come as no …