ADHD and Delinquent Behaviors: Is there a link?

December 16, 2014 | posted in: ADHD, Development, Mental Health, Parenting 101 | by

In recent years, criminologists have begun to focus more closely on how certain biosocial and/or neuropsychological factors may influence criminal and delinquent behavior. One condition receiving attention in this area is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM 5), ADHD is characterized by diminished..

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ADHD: A Look at Alternative Treatments

September 10, 2014 | posted in: ADHD, Development, Family, Health and Wellness | by

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is a serious mental disorder that involves loss of function at home and at work or school. Individuals with ADHD have a basic difficulty concentrating, but the disorder as a whole is more complex. ADHD results in a breakdown of the executive functioning system. Executive functioning refers to attention,..

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Games and Toys for Children With ADHD

May 28, 2014 | posted in: ADHD, Education, Motor Skills, Parenting 101 | by

It is well understood that children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder have special needs in a classroom setting. ADHD sufferers often require extra mental and physical stimulation while trying to learn and process new information.  This typically takes the form of extra time on tests and assignments, or special placement in the classroom and built..

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Alternative Treatments for Children with ADHD

February 23, 2014 | posted in: ADHD, Holistic Treatments | by

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, displays signs of inattention and distractibility in at least two different environments. ADHD is not simply an inability to pay attention in school. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders describes ADHD as inattention and hyperactivity combined with executive dysfunction. The executive functioning system in the..

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