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Are kids with ADHD bad? Why their behavior is very bad?

Are kids with ADHD bad? Why their behavior is very bad?

Not bad kids: ADHD is a physical condition and does not result from psychological causes. To learn about physical causes search for dr Doris Rapp and ADHD on YouTube. SHE has several videos. Then also visit us at www.ehacstl.com to learn that common causes for ADHD are environmental and nutritional ...Read more

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd) (Definition)

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a bio-psycho-social disorder characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ADHD typically interferes with daily functioning or mental and social development. It is usually present in childhood, continuing into adulthood, and is genetically transmitted. ...Read more


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Can you tell me how ADHD effect one's behavior and how is it corrected?

Can you tell me how ADHD effect one's behavior and how is it corrected?

ADHD: is attention deficit hyperactive disorder, people with it have trouble sitting still, concentrating and are easily distracted by the slightest noises. It is corrected with a combination of medications & psychotherapy/ ...Read more

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Is it possible for food additives, such as e102, to cause adhd-like behavior in children?

Is it possible for food additives, such as e102, to cause adhd-like behavior in children?

In a small number of: Children with adhd there is an allergic or pharmacologically mediated behavior change on exposure to some dyes (e.g., tartrazine, quinolineyellow, sunset yellow, carmoisine, ponceau 4r, & allura red ) & sodium benzoate added to foods & medicines. If a child is allergic to certain foods or dyes & behavior changes can be seen with exposure, an elimination diet is worthwhile. ...Read more

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Can ADHD cause behavioral problems?

Can ADHD cause behavioral problems?

Absolutely!!: Adhd can cause more than just behavioral problems. Children with adhd can have social impairment, school failure or academic problems as well as a number of co-morbid conditions such as anxiety, depression, and oppositional defiant disorder. Into adulthood, speeding tickets, divorce, credit/money and/or employment problems, are just a few problems they may have. ...Read more

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If ADHD wouldn't behavioral intervention be first course, not meds?

If ADHD wouldn't behavioral intervention be first course, not meds?

Not always: Adhd is a medical disorder, not a behavioral problem. Individual with adhd are often impulsive and it is the impulsivity that gets them into trouble. Their impulsive acts often occur prior to conscious thought. For behavioral interventions to work, you must think before you act, which many adhd individual can't do. The best option is medication with behavioral interventions. ...Read more

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What are some non-medical ways to deal with ADHD behaviors? Are there other options besides medication to help my child with his adhd? .

What are some non-medical ways to deal with ADHD behaviors? Are there other options besides medication to help my child with his adhd? 

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There are: Adhd can be relieved in many instances by helping the child learn a variety of coping mechanism. In addition co-existing anxiety and/or depression can make the adhd worse. Where possible creating an environment that does not strain attentional demands e.g. With noise and other distractions or demands that the child sit for long periods of time often helps. There are many things that can be tried. ...Read more

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My son has adhd, an is taking concerts for it, he gets in trouble a lot an acts like he can't help it. Is behavior issues associated with adhd?

My son has adhd, an is taking concerts for it, he gets in trouble a lot an acts like he can't help it. Is behavior issues associated with adhd?

Yes: In adhd, the child can have a lot of impulsiveness, hyperactivity, and poor attentiveness to instructions. All these areas can cause behavioral disturbances and get him in trouble in school -- or anywhere quiet, focused behavior is required. Behavioral training is important along with use of stimulant medications. Some of this can be practiced in school, in therapy, and at home. ...Read more

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Adhd might just be impulsive behavior disorder?

Adhd might just be impulsive behavior disorder?

Yes: Yes, impulsivity is commonly present in adhd, but remember we all could be impulsive at times, the behavior has to be present for a while and be severe enough to cause impairement, ie work, love/live relations, school etc. ...Read more

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Is there a behavioral difference between unilateral hearing loss and add/adhd?

Is there a behavioral difference between unilateral hearing loss and add/adhd?

Likely different: Adhd has the hallmark difficulties of impulsivity, starting and stopping behavior. Different subtypes vary in their difficulties with inattention, hyperactivity and with the new dsm-5, other associated problems. Mental executive functioning encompasses many underlying difficulties in adhd. Hearing loss affects the ability to receive auditory input prior to processing by the brain. ...Read more

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Will children with ADHD truly benefit from behavior therapy?

Will children with ADHD truly benefit from behavior therapy?

They can: Well-designed and applied behavioral therapy is as effective in controlling adhd symptoms as are adhd medications. However, both require ongoing use to maintain efficacy. Adhd is a chronic disorder & no current interventions offer a cure, so be sure to use interventions you can sustain over time. With maturity, children may be able to take over aspects of self-monitoring, but structure is key. ...Read more

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