Behavioral Definitions

1. Child is identified by the family, school, or physician as having symptoms of ADHD.

2. Lack understanding of ADHD and its effects on children.

3. Reluctant to accept the possibility of ADHD in their child and are resistant to allowing medical intervention.

4. Feel guilty and responsible for their child's ADHD symptoms.

5. Blame child for inattentive, distractible, hyperactive, and/or irresponsible behavior.

6. Increasing frustration with the child's behavior and its overall negative effects on the family.

7. Child becomes increasingly manipulative, irresponsible, resistant, and develops symptoms of low self-esteem.

8. Family members are conflicted over how to help the child with ADHD.

9. Siblings are confused and resentful over child's ADHD behavior.

Understanding And Treating ADHD

Understanding And Treating ADHD

Attention Deficit Disorder or ADD is a very complicated, and time and again misinterpreted, disorder. Its beginning is physiological, but it can have a multitude of consequences that come alongside with it. That apart, what is the differentiation between ADHD and ADD ADHD is the abbreviated form of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, its major indications being noticeable hyperactivity and impulsivity.

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