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What does "inhibitory volition" = adhd?
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
5 doctors agree
In brief: Mouthful
The inability to inhibit a prepotent behavior is one of the deficits in executive function that occur in many patients with adhd.
A child with this needs behavioral therapy along with medication. His medicine is like " eyeglasses for his brain." it helps him focus & think about the consequences of his actions, but it doesn't teach him what is okay to do. " pills don't teach skills." therapists do.

In brief: Mouthful
The inability to inhibit a prepotent behavior is one of the deficits in executive function that occur in many patients with adhd.
A child with this needs behavioral therapy along with medication. His medicine is like " eyeglasses for his brain." it helps him focus & think about the consequences of his actions, but it doesn't teach him what is okay to do. " pills don't teach skills." therapists do.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Thank
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Fricke -- in this culture of people automatically expecting a pill to solve every problem, thank you so much for mentioning the extremely important role therapists have in treating these kids.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
From your mouth to insurance companies' ears! Both individual coaching & social skills group therapy help these kids succeed.
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not necessarily
Irresistable impulse may be an impulse not resisted.
There are degrees of both volition and inhibition they are not equal or the same.

In brief: Not necessarily
Irresistable impulse may be an impulse not resisted.
There are degrees of both volition and inhibition they are not equal or the same.
Dr. Robert Marvit
Dr. Robert Marvit
Thank
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