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“Impulsivity” In Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD)

There are three sub-types of ADHD;  Primarily Inattentive, Hyperactive-Impulsive, and Combined.  While most people have a pretty clear understanding of inattention and hyperactivity, the terms “impulsive” or ”impulsivity” can be somewhat confusing.  These terms are often confused with “compulsive”, which is quite different.  Compulsion can be defined as a repetitive stereotyped act performed to relieve fear connected with an obsession. […]

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Misconceptions Regarding ADD and ADHD – Dr. Stephen A. Ferrari

ADD/ADHD is both an over-diagnosed and under-diagnosed disorder. As there are many factors that can affect a child’s academic performance, behavior, and ability to focus, it is important to try to clear up some of the misconceptions that are common in regard to this disorder. Attention Deficit Disorder Misconception #1 ADD/ADHD is not a real physiological disorder, its just something […]

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