Add & ADHD Simplified : How to Understand & Manage Attention Deficit Disorder & Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children, Kids & A
Overview - ADD and ADHD are devastating disorders that adversely affect the lives of 18 million adults and children in the United States. Somewhere between 5 and 15% of all young people suffer from the disorder and, in 2006, according to the Center for Disease Control, some 7 million cases of ADHD required ambulatory care. Read more...
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ADD and ADHD are devastating disorders that adversely affect the lives of 18 million adults and children in the United States. Somewhere between 5 and 15% of all young people suffer from the disorder and, in 2006, according to the Center for Disease Control, some 7 million cases of ADHD required ambulatory care. Complicated, disruptive and sometimes devastating, the disorder is the culprit behind behavioral problems, family stress in parenting children and kids with ADHD or ADD, break-ups and even more painful and distressing situations. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can include disorders related to all of the following: Hyperactivity Impulsivity Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and Conduct Disorder (CD) Primary Disorder of Vigilance Bipolar Disorder Anxiety Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Substance Use Disorder Sleep Disorders Yet, even today, it's a disorder that is little understood and mismanaged while parenting children and kids with ADHD or ADD. Often misdiagnosed and seldom addressed, treated or effectively handled, it's a real disorder with characteristics that are undeniable and unique. This ADHD and ADD guide book is intended to supplement, but not replace, an informed discussion of the issue with your physician. Most children or adults diagnosed with ADD or ADHD suffer from some or many of the above. While myths and downright misinformation persist, ADD or ADHD is treatable. This ADHD and ADD guide book will show you how. There is a systematic method for managing and minimizing the effects of parenting children and kids with ADHD or ADD. Young people and adults who suffer the consequences of unruly behavior, continual distractions, mood-swings and listlessness are likely suffering some variant of ADD or ADHD. This ADHD and ADD guide book is designed to address the causes, the symptoms, diagnosis, and to ease the painful process toward establishing and maintaining treatment. This ADHD and ADD guide book is also intended for both those suffering from the disorder and those parenting children and kids with ADHD or ADD. Damage to work or school productivity, diminished quality of life and happiness issues and relationship problems can all result from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Other damaging effects can include: Inability to focus or concentrate Work or school absences, tardiness or failing grades Financial instability or wrecklessness Diminished quality of life Groundbreaking research and clinical trials have resulted in advanced treatments, understandings and techniques to better control and minimize the impact of ADD or ADHD on the lives of those who suffer from it. This ADHD and ADD guide book provides a comprehensive and holistic approach to better understanding and treating ADD or ADHD. Minimizing the disorder's effects and re-integrating ADHD sufferers back into their families, schools, and workplaces is just part of this ADHD and ADD guide book program. In this ADHD and ADD guide book, you'll also learn about nutritional and exercise therapies, the latest thinking on long-term care and management, how to handle parenting children and kids with ADHD or ADD and effectively mitigating all of the disorder's most harmful effects. The authors of this ADHD and ADD guide book have also carefully and thoroughly detailed everything you need to know to learn to live with, treat and improve the lives of the ADD or ADHD patient and family. Medical and therapeutic treatments, fully explained Side effects and other outcomes Dietary and physical exercise regimens Emotional and psychological support and counseling Support for caregivers, parents and spouses Parenting children and kids with ADHD or ADD This ADHD and ADD guide book is among the valuable diagnosis and treatment manuals on the market. Careful explanations of every aspect of the disorder accompany a thorough road map to treating and de"