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Posted on Apr 16, 2015 in ADHD, Children, Hyperactivity, News

Diagnosing and Treating ADHD in Children

ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is the most prevalent brain disorder among children that can adversely affect their social interactions, academic achievements and general well being. Most parents tend to disregard ADHD symptoms in children and consider it to be hyperactivity which will reduce as they grow older. It is only when children start going to school and start misbehaving that parents start getting complaints and start thinking differently. Many parents with such children have moved through blind alleys between psychiatrists, mood therapists and psychologists and spent thousands of dollars to identify the problem with little success. Symptoms and diagnosis As there are no tests or scans to identify ADHD in children it is generally difficult for doctors without experience to diagnose this disorder. Children with ADHD tend to behave in an erratic manner and have trouble focusing on things being told to them or paying attention to things around them. This lack of focus is a neuro-behavioral problem which tends to run in families and leads to...

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Posted on Oct 12, 2014 in Books

Recommended Reading

The resources listed on this page are not intended to replace therapy, either counseling or medication. They are provided as an educational resource to help our clients, and visitors to this site, learn more about the concerns and issues that they may be living with every day.   ANGER The Anger Control Workbook, by Matthew McKay and Peter Rogers The Explosive Child, by Ross W. Greene ANXIETY The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, by Edmund J. Bourne The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook, by Martin Antony and Richard Swinson ASPERGER’S SYNDROME The Everything Parent’s Guide To Children With Asperger’s Syndrome: Help, Hope, And Guidance (Everything: Parenting and Family), by William Stillman ASSERTIVENESS The Assertiveness Workbook: How to Express Your Ideas and Stand Up for Yourself at Work and in Relationships (Paperback), by Randy J. Paterson Ph.D. Assertiveness: How Can I Say What I Mean? Perspectives on Relationships, by Kate Havelin ATTACHMENT DISORDER When Love Is Not Enough, by Nancy Thomas ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD) Attention Games, by Barbara Sher and Ralph Butler A Bird’s-Eye View of Life with...

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