Controversy In The Medical Community Concerning Medications For ADHD

… and more often than not, looked down upon by others of the same age. Today, we have discussed that such behavior is often diagnosed as symptoms of ADHD. ADHD children are generally forgetful, disruptive, impulsive, easily distracted and hyperactive. More adults are being diagnosed with ADHD, since this ever-present condition continues into adulthood, shown by the increasing volume of Research conducted in the field of medicine. ADHD is a hereditary disorder, with nearly five percent of …

The Effect of Fine Motor Training Program on the Academic Achievement for Students With Adhd

… handwriting is controlled by the central nervous system (Barkley, 1998).   Many areas of the brain are involved in the act of manipulating.  The act simultaneously controlling the nerves and muscles in the arm, wrist, hand, and fingers to move in four different directions, focusing the eyes on the writing; as well as controlling the amount of pressure exerted.  Brain Research has identified the critical need to supply a variety of multi-sensory stimulation to the young brain for motor …

The Three Stages of the History of Add/adhd

… beliefs (or any social causes at all) and we strongly believe that everyone needs to get far past this view of ADD. The advent of new scientific Research has led to a newer understanding of ADD, which brought out the second stage… Stage 2: The Medical Diagnosis: The Medical Diagnosis of ADD refers to the newer Research which documents that ADD is in fact a real medical condition. New Research in brain imaging, genetics and neuropsychology clearly established that people with ADD …

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

Research scientists have been able to produce some answer to this question. So the answer to the question ‘ what does cause ADD?’ is supposed to be genetic and neurological in character. Most of the time it has been seen that families with the history of attention deficit disorder cases are more likely to have progeny likely to suffer from ADD.Our concerns are many hence we worry about reasons behind the occurrence of attention deficit disorder but still no satisfactory answer is …

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

… mild to moderate ADHD symptoms.  Recent Research studies indicate that behavioral interventions not only change behavior they change how the brain looks and works. Total Focus provides a comprehensive approach based on the latest scientific and medical Research that is very cost effective: Parent Education Behavior Modification Programs for Home and School Relaxation Training to Improve Emotional Control Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Improve Motivation, Problem Solving Skills and Self-Esteem …

Do I Have Adult ADHD?

… ADHD?” There is no single test to evaluate for (ADHD). That means no simple online test, no blood test and no genetic test. That doesn’t make ADHD a “squishy” diagnosis, though. Far from it. A large body of peer-reviewed Research supports ADHD as a valid medical diagnosis, and so do all medical professional organizations. Adult ADHD is, however, considered a syndrome: that is, a condition with multiple symptoms that vary among the individuals who have it. Other …

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. …

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

… surprise to many parents. ADHD seems to be everywhere today. We hear about medications in the news and throughout various other media outlets. We are also subjected to some people who will tell you that “everyone has a little ADHD.” This is just not true. While it might look like attention deficit disorder, there are very specific criteria that children must meet to be diagnosed with the disorder. 2. There is no known cause Despite all the Research, scientific evidence, and …