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    July 21, 2010 No Comments
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    What should someone watch out for if they suspect that someone has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

    The individual will most likely have a very hard time listening to any instructions that are given. This person will also have a very hard time concentrating on any tasks that require thought and time. Because of that, the individual may not be able to complete any chores, or any of the homework that is required of them when it comes to their schooling.

    Does poor parenting result in ADHD?

    There have been a lot of different studies in relation to the causes of ADHD. It has not been proven that poor parenting can, or will, cause ADHD. It is most likely thought that ADHD is caused by the environment, including drug use, and even some genetic factors.

    Does ADHD present itself with other conditions as well?

    Attention deficit disorder does often occur with other conditions as well. Actually, it is very interesting to know that ADHD and oppositional defiant disorder. Dealing with someone that has more than one disorder will be very challenging and it can become very hard to manage this individual’s behavior.

    Who is capable of diagnosing an individual with ADHD?

    This is generally done by a professional; most of the time this task is completed by a child psychiatrist or a child psychologist. This may even be completed by a clinical social worker that has been trained in how to complete these types of assessments.

    Are there consequences related to ADHD?

    Some research has shown that a person who has been diagnosed with ADHD may be more likely to be injured when they are playing with others or riding their bikes. They are also more likely to be injured than other children who are not diagnosed with ADHD. This means that these children do need to be watched more closely by their parents.

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