Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder in Children

20.03.2017 12:56:00

 

 

 

Attention deficit and hyperactivity impairment are common in children after birth, especially after 3 to 4 years of age, it is a psychiatric disorder characteAttention deficit and hyperactivity impairment are common in children after birth, especially after 3 to 4 years of age, it is a psychiatric disorder characterized by excessive mobility, inability to rest and being distracted as compared to their peers, a sudden disruption of attention, and a lack of attention for a long time. Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder are the most common psychiatric disorders in childhood.

 

The average frequency of occurrence in children is 5%. Boys are more common in children. While there is more attention deficit in girls, hyperactivity is common in boys.

 

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is thought to be a bio-psycho-social cause at its origin, although not exactly the cause. However, it is thought to be caused by brain injuries that occurred before and after birth.

 

There is no interest in the level of intelligence of ADHD. These children go to the brain area called the "putamen" (the center of attention that manages motor activity in the brain) in a small amount of blood. In this case it causes the delayed development of five brain regions. Based on these, researchers think that delays in the brain regions lead to the characterization of ADHD.

 

Attention Deficit The most important step in the treatment of Hyperactivity Disorder is to inform the family and the child about the disorder. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity In the treatment of children with impairment, multifaceted treatment systems such as pharmacological treatments (drug treatment), parents' education, cooperation with the school, and individual treatment of the child (cognitive-behavioral techniques, study skills, tailored to the child's needs, social skills training etc. ) are used.

 

 

Reference:

Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre. (2017, February 16). Brain Differences In ADHD. ScienceDaily. Retrieved March 15, 2017.

 

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