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for a senior project, not done with it...

ally vanover

on 10 May 2013

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ADHD Affecting Lives Each person who has ADHD is affected by it differently; therefore each person needs different treatment My purpose: ADHD Basics Different Forms Stereotypes The Cause Gender and Age Women Ages Toddlers/children
Teens/adults Men Picture of a brain with ADHD and one without (2007, June 5) Retrieved from http://carolbogart.hubpages.com/hub/The_ADHD_Brain_IS_Different\ Parenting and Home life Parent with ADHD Child with ADHD Behavior issues
needs more involvement
patience Everyday Life Skills School Managing Everyday Life What causes ADHD? 12 myths and facts. (2013) 2013 from: http://www.health.com/health/gallery/0,,20441463,00.html Refrences American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. (2010). ADHD- A guide for families. Retrieved from http://www.aacap.org/cs/adhd_a_guide_for_families/what_is_adhd Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) – Cause. (2011, Mar. 1). Retrieved from http://www.webmd.com/add-adhd/tc/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-adhd-cause Bailey, E. (2013b). How ADHD impacts the daily life of a child. Retrieved from http://www.healthcentral.com/adhd/children-159302-5.html Bussing, R. & Grohol, M. J. (2012, Jan. 6). Attention deficit disorder an introduction to ADD/ADHD. Retrieved from http://psychcentral.com/disorders/adhd/ Crawford, N. (2003, Feb.). ADHD: A women’s issue. Retrieved from http://www.apa.org/monitor/feb03/adhd.aspx Jaksa, P. (2000). Tom’s story: An adult with ADHD. Retrieved from http://www.addcenters.com/articles/tstory3.htm Newman, L. (2013, Mar. 18). Parenting tips for preschoolers with ADHD. Retrieved from http://www.lifescript.com/health/centers/adhd_pediatric/articles/parenting_tips_for_preschoolers_with_adhd.aspx Pant, P. (2012, Apr.). ADHD and teen driving. Retrieved from http://www.insideadhd.org/Article.aspx?id=1108 Personal stories (2013, Jan. 21). Retrieved from http://www.southwestyorkshire.nhs.uk/our-services/wakefield/adults-adhd-service/personal-stories/ Ratey, J. & Johnson, C. (2005, April-May). ADHD and relationships: Marriage and friendship help. Retrieved from http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/838.html (not all are hyperactive) inattentive
combined (not fully known) Medication Does NOT cure ADHD Stunts Growth Affects appetite (Bussing & Grohol, 2012) (Newman, 2013) (Pant, 2012) (Ratey & Johnson, 2005) (Personal Stories, 2013) (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2010) (Crawford, 2003) (Jaska, 2000) (Bailey, 2013) (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) – Cause, 2011) risk for low self-esteem
depression teens Adults divorce
financial crisis
eating disorder
non completion of college mood swings/ temper
seem thoughtless and rude
blurting hurtful comments
financial issues
late and not caring about time Driving


Work less supervision
less consistency
not good problem solver Presented By: Ally Vanover Helps perform to fullest potential

Helps diminish inattention, distraction, impulsiveness, etc. Behavior Therapy/Counseling Relationships/Social Encounters Family
Spouse Pros Cons Works to increase occurrence of positive behavior Some people grow out of ADHD Some ADHD more severe than others Doesn't help in all areas of ADHD Pros Focuses on observable and measurable behaviors Cons Behavior therapy is good for those with a minor case of ADHD Medication should be used when behavior therapy isn't enough Using both with help with controlling disorder even more
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