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Treatment Options For ADHD

Introduction

You may know someone who suffers from ADHD or you may suffer from ADHD yourself. Either way, you may wonder what the treatment options are for ADHD. To answer that question, there are many treatment options available for the treatment of ADHD. This article...


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Is ADHD A Real Disorder?

Introduction

Before I was diagnosed with ADHD, I remember studying in undergraduate school and someone making a strange remark that ADHD was not a real disorder. Instead, they said ADHD was simply a lack of self-discipline. I was already starting to have symptoms of ADHD at this point despite not being diagnosed yet. However, despite not agreeing with this person's statement, I kept quiet. Many people suffer from ADHD. You may disagree with this statement too if...


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Is There A Connection Between ADHD And Sleep?

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You may be wondering whether or not there is a relationship between sleep and ADHD. Well, the answer is yes. There is a relationship between sleep and ADHD. According to Cunningham (2015), "For a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, meeting the daily expectations of home and school life can be a struggle that extends to bedtime." With that said, this article will focus on the negative impacts of sleep specifically for...


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The Benefits Of Using A Rewards Chart For Children With ADHD

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Is your child struggling with ADHD? Are they failing to do well in school and complete homework assignments? Have you tried using a rewards chart to help your child with ADHD succeed? According to , "Reward systems provides a strong incentive for kids to modify their behavior." Using a Rewards Chart at school has several benefits. In particular, a rewards chart is motivational, fun, and will provide your child with a...


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The Benefits Of CBT With ADHD

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According to , "Cognitive behavioral therapy joins together cognitive and behavioral therapies as a management approach." indicates cognitive behavioral therapy has three core beliefs. According to , "Cognitive activity affects behavior. Cognitive activity can be monitored and modified. Cognitive change can result in behavioral change." The questions remains how can cognitive behavioral therapy benefit someone with ADHD. Continue to read this article to find out. With that said, cognitive behavioral...


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The Benefits Of ADHD Camp For Children

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Spring is approaching. Before you know it, the school year will be over. Are you thinking about how your children who are suffering from ADHD are going to spend their summer months? You most likely want your children to have fun without having to struggle with the daily burdens of ADHD as if they are in classroom settings. Have you ever thought of sending your children to ADHD camp? If so, continue reading...


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3 Alternatives For ADHD Medication For Children

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ADHD medications such as adderall, vyvanse, or ritalin are one option to treat children with ADHD. However, it is worth noting there is negativity associated with ADHD medication, especially in children. ADHD medications have a tendency to suppress one's appetite. This is just one side effect of ADHD treatment. However, it is a big one. Children are still growing and need proper nutrition. They can not be skipping meals due to a...


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Is There A Connection Between ADHD And Dyslexia?

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According to Olivardia (2015), "It was almost inevitable that my child would be diagnosed with ADHD. Having it myself, and having a family tree full of ADHDers, I knew my son was another leaf on the tree. However, it was clear in kindergarten that he was also struggling with something else. His teacher told us that he could not read the word “the” even after repeated exposures to the word. She felt he was...


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What Is Straterra?

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You may have heard of it. You may have not heard of it. One medication used to treat ADHD is called Strattera. What makes Strattera different from other ADHD medications? The answer is Strattera is a non-stimulant used to treat the symptom associated with ADHD (Silver, 2015). In this article, I will describe the advantages and disadvantages of taking the medication called Strattera.

The Advantages Of Taking Strattera

According to Bailey (2009), "Strattera is not considered to be...


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Back To The Basics: The Difference Between ADD And ADHD

Introduction

You may have heard of the terms Attention Deficit Disorder, also known as ADD, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, also known as ADHD. You may have first hand experience with one of these or both of these. Either way, you may be wondering what the differences between the two are. This article will explore the differences between Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in detail.

What Is Attention Deficit Disorder?

According to the American Psychiatric Association...