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ADHD by Mind Map: ADHD

1. Forgetful, unattentive, lose things, does not seem to listen when spoken, easily confused, daydream, move slowely, lose interest quickly, have trouble organizing, or completing tasks, figets or squirms, plays with almost everything in sight, talk nonstop, blurt out inappropriate comments, show emotions without restraint, impatiant, etc.

1.1. Potential complications

1.1.1. low self-esteem social anxiety, which may progress to a full blown anxiety disorder depression self-mutilation or self- harming behaviors and attempts to self-medicate using drugs, alcohol, or binge eating

2. Factors That May Cause ADHD

2.1. •Environmental exposure to toxins •Alcohol and tobacco use during pregnancy •Premature delivery •Low birth weight •Brain Injury

3. Syptoms of ADHD

4. Diagnosis

4.1. There are no tests to identify ADHD

4.1.1. Ways to detect ADHD Must be present in at least 2 life settings, for example, at home, at school, or at work Must cause significant impairment in functioning at school, work, or in social settings Some symptoms that caused impairment were present before age 7 Symptoms are not better accounted for by another mental disorder 6 or more inattentive and/or hyperactive/impulsive symptoms must have persisted for at least 6 months to an extent that is not consistent with one's peers

5. Treatments and Cures

5.1. -Behavioral Therapy

5.1.1. -There are no cures

6. It is more likely to develop in young children.

7. Symptoms may be milder in some people than in other people.

8. People

9. Boys tend to grow out of it more than girls do.

10. Chil with ADHD

11. Children with ADHD as shown here, often have a hard time concentrating in school.

12. Child struggling to focus in class.

13. ADHD Treatment Sites

13.1. Greenbelt, Maryland 20770 (301) 852-7526 Annapolis, Maryland 21401 (410) 695-6565 Columbia, Maryland 21044 (410) 205-1650

14. Citetations

14.1. http://www.timberlineknolls.com/mood-personality/add-adhd/signs-effects

14.2. http://www.webmd.com/add-adhd/default.htm

14.3. http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/