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Title: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder


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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
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Content
  • Introduction
  • Frequency of ADHD
  • Signs Symptoms
  • Risk Factor
  • How It Is Diagnosed
  • When To Consult A Doctor
  • Treatment

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Introduction
  • ADHD is a behavioural disorder mainly affecting
    children and teenagers
  • It is associated with
  • Impulsive behaviour
  • Difficulty paying attention
  • Hyperactivity

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Frequency Of ADHD
  • Boys are more affected by ADHD than girls
  • Frequency of ADHD is found to be highest among
    the children of age 9 to 10 years

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Signs Symptoms
  • Unable to concentrate on tasks
  • Excessive physical movement
  • Excessive talking
  • Acting without thinking
  • Unable to stick at tasks that are tedious or
    time-consuming
  • Unable to sit still, especially in calm or quiet
    surroundings

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Risk Factors
  • Cigarette smoking, alcohol use, drug use,
    exposure to toxins during pregnancy
  • Parent or sibling with ADHD or another mental
    health disorder
  • Low birth weight
  • Brain injuries
  • Exposure to high level of toxic at a young age

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How It Is Diagnosed?
  • Diagnosis of ADHD requires a proper examination
    by
  • Physician
  • Pediatrician
  • Psychiatrist

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When To Consult A Doctor?
  • If your child
  • Having academic or behavioural problems at school
  • Shows sign of mental health disorder like anxiety
    and depression
  • Facing problems like hyperactivity impulsive
    behaviour

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Treatment
  • Treatment focuses on reducing the symptoms of
    ADHD through
  • Psychotherapy
  • Behavioural therapy
  • Medications
  • Education Training

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