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University of North Carolina at Wilmington
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Psy 256 - Brain and Behavior
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PSY 256 1st Edition Exam 3 Study Guide Chapters 8 11 Chapter 8 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder page 252 1 What are the diagnostic criteria for ADHD including specifiers a A persistent pattern of inattention and or hyperactivity impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development as characterized by inattention and or hyperactivity impulsivity Children with significant attention problems show persistent and developmentally unexpected difficulties with attention to detail sustaining attention over time listening to others and following through with assignments organizing tasks staying focused and remembering information and where they placed objects Children who have significant hyperactivity fidget and squirm have difficulty remaining seated and staying still when expected show problems playing quietly are talkative and on the go Must show at least six out of nine symptoms of either inattention or hyperactivity impulsivity to be diagnosed table 8 1 on page 253 2 Describe youth who show sluggish cognitive tempo page 257 a restrictive inattentive presentation A subject of children with predominately inattentive presentation show few or no symptoms of hyperactivity or impulsivity They often daydream appear drowsy and act confused Described as lethargic hypoactive or passive In school they appear spacey or disoriented and if their minds are constantly wandering from topic to topic Forgetful daydreams sluggish drowsy confused in a fog stares into space overtired underactive lack of energy 3 What are the common co morbid disorders with ADHD page 259 a 44 of children with ADHD had at least one other psychiatric disorder 32 had two others and 11 had 3 others Conduct problems 54 to 67 percent show ODD 30 56 percent show CD 18 24 percent develop APD substance use problems children with ADHD are 6x more likely to abuse nicotine alcohol or other drugs during adolescence 22 percent of adolescents with ADHD have at least one substance use disorder higher rates for



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