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Attention/Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder


Simply put, the etiology of ADHD is complex and can involve multiple causes. To date, all of the major ones fall in the realm of neurology and genetics (biological causation) with no evidence that social factors alone can account for the condition. However, there is some evidence that a few social factors (chronic stress, global adversity) might interact with genetic liability to the disorder to exacerbate it.



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2017-06-08 04:01:57Tags: , Mindfulness Help in ADHD,

Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) often have persistent difficulties controlling their attention, finding that their minds jump from one topic to another. Traditionally, medications have been the first line of treatment for children and adults with ADHD. Now, researchers are learning more about the benefits of mindfulness in treating ADHD.



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2017-06-08 03:55:14Tags:

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development.



Has your child recently been diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) or other developmental challenges? Has therapy such as counseling, reading instruction, occupational therapy, or speech therapy been recommended?



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