|Sponsored by the HealthcareTrainingInstitute.org providing Quality Education since 1979|
The Flip Book below is from The Education and Library Board or ELB web sites
-Nixon, Gayle and Richardson, Roz. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A Practical Guide for Schools. Education and Library Board or ELB web sites, March 2004, p 1-53.
- Ministry of Health, New Zealand Guidelines for the Assessment and Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. The Ministry of Health, Published in July 2001, p 1-27
Online Continuing Education QUESTION 26
Others who bought this ADD/ADHD Course
CEU Test for this course | ADD CEU Courses
Forward to Section 27
Back to Section 25
Table of Contents
The frequency of genetic variants associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has decreased progressively in the evolutionary human lineage from the Paleolithic to the present day, according to new research.
Emotional, social and psychiatric problems in children and adolescents have been linked to higher levels of genetic vulnerability for adult depression.
Different learning difficulties do not correspond to specific regions of the brain, as previously thought, say researchers. Instead poor connectivity between 'hubs' within the brain is much more strongly related to children's difficulties.
The risk of ADHD was 34 percent higher in children whose mother had a vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy than in those children whose mother's vitamin D level was sufficient during the first and second trimesters. The result was adjusted for maternal age, socioeconomic status and psychiatric history.
Children diagnosed with ADHD inconsistently take their prescribed medication, going without treatment 40 per cent of the time, a new study has found.
CEU Continuing Education for
Social Worker CEUs, Counselor CEUs,Psychologist CEUs, MFT CEUs