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Title: ADHD


1
ADHD
  • Fatima Al-Haidar
  • Professor, Child Adolescent Psychiatrist
  • KSU

2
Development of Normal Attention
  • Newborn pay attention to certain kinds of
    stimuli.
  • Moving objects
  • Intermittent tones
  • Pictures of human face
  • Developmental dimensions
  • Exploration
  • Search
  • Distraction
  • Span of attention
  • Links with other cognitive skills.

3
ADHD
  • Definition
  • Combination of over activity, poorly modulated
    behavior with marked inattention, lack of
    persistent task involvement, restlessness,
    impulsive tendencies and a high degree of
    distractibility with an early onset and duration
    of more than 6 months.

4
Background Information
  • UK 0.5 1.0
  • US 3 5
  • Boys Girls
  • 3 4 1
  • No social class variations
  • KSA !!!

5
Clinical features
  • Onset
  • Duration
  • Hyperactivity
  • Impulsivity
  • Inattention
  • Sleep
  • School
  • Learning
  • Play
  • Friendship
  • Sociability

6
Comorbidity
  • Over 50 of ADHD have comorbidity
  • Oppositional/defiant disorder 40
  • Conduct disorder 25
  • Depressive disorder 15
  • Anxiety disorder 25
  • Learning disability 15-40
  • Language impairment 15-75
  • Other

7
Etiology
  • Genetic factors
  • Brain dysfunction
  • Neurochemical factors
  • Diet
  • Lead
  • Temperament
  • Psychological factors
  • Social factors
  • Parental behavior
  • Early childhood experience
  • Interactional effects

8
Assessment
  • What ?
  • When ?
  • Where ?
  • For how long ?
  • Family issues !!!
  • Chart .

9
Treatment
  • Counseling of parents
  • Environmental manipulations
  • Formal behavioral modification programs
  • Medication
  • Dietary treatment.

10
Outcome
  • Mild and pure forms have reasonably good outcome
  • Severe forms show poor scholastic achievement,
    antisocial
  • Behavior, increased risk for substance abuse,
    poor work
  • Records, and relationship difficulties.
  • Prolongation of ADHD into adulthood is well
    described.
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