attention deficit disorder


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attention deficit disorder

[ə′ten·shən ¦def·ə·sət dis‚ȯr·dər]
(psychology)
A psychiatric disorder of childhood characterized by attention span problems and impulsivity.
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Factors common to children with either learning disability or attention deficit disorder as compared to common features of children diagnosed as having both ADD and learning disability are presented.
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The program is sponsored by The Learning Annex, which regularly offers night classes on life-enriching issues such as how to cardio striptease, heal yourself ``using guided imagery,'' speak ``any language in just three hours,'' conquer attention deficit disorder ``without drugs'' (maybe a ball-peen hammer?
Even the diagnoses for Attention Deficit Disorder, a perceived mental problem which is commonly diagnosed in school age children, cannot be agreed upon by members of the medical profession.
Every hour a youngster spends in front of the screen increases their chance of attention deficit disorder by 10 per cent.
Bush, says his son--a typical bright, energetic youth--suddenly encountered low grades and was diagnosed with attention deficit disorder.
Environmental causes have been implicated in ailments from autism and attention deficit disorder to violent behavior, prompting widespread alarm among parents and activist groups and an unprecedented flood of research from the scientific community.

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