Category ADHD

El niño explosivo: cómo interactuar con él

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) is a disorder characterized by a pattern of irritable, defiant, oppositional and spiteful behavior (APA, 2013). An oppositional defiant child is always angry, easily upset, often discussing and challenge authority figures, often annoys others and has a hard time recovering from an annoyance. Such behavior should accur on most days of a

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Restless Leg Syndrome and ADHD

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) RLS affects 1,5 million children and adolescents. Often begins during childhood or adolescence and can result in poor intellectual and/or emotional function. Although symptoms are worse at night, it is possible to experience it throughout daytime. CAUSES Genetics: Autosomal – dominant hereditary pattern Chromosomes genetic loci 9p, 12q, and 14q. Dopamine abnormality. (Cervenka et al., 2006) Iron deficiency: low serum

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