Essays about: "ADHD"

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  1. 1. The co-occurrence of neurodevelopmental problems in dyslexia: The rule or the exception?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Katarzyna Brimo; [2019-10-18]
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    Abstract : The main purpose of this study was to explore the overlap between dyslexia and a range of neurodevelopmental problems (NDPs), specifically symptoms of attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), atypical sensory perception (ASP) and developmental coordination disorder (DCD). Capitalizing on a population-based sample of twins, complementing aims included calculating the heritability of dyslexia and re-evaluating the Short Dyslexia Scale (SDS). READ MORE

  2. 2. An ethical analysis of ADHD patient experiences on diagnostics and pharmacological treatment : a scoping review

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper

    Author : Hanna Hirvonen; [2019]
    Keywords : ADHD; biomedical ethics; patient experience; qualitative content analysis;

    Abstract : Introduction Attention deficit hyperactivity syndrome (ADHD) is a neuropsychiatric disorder that is characterized by three core symptoms: inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. The prevalence of ADHD is estimated to be 3-10 %. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Effects of Mindfulness-based Interventions on Functioning of Children and Youth with ADHD : A Systematic Literature Review

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Cristina Pozneanscaia; [2019]
    Keywords : Mindfulness-based Interventions; MBIs; mindfulness; yoga; meditation; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; ADHD;

    Abstract : Background: Given the incomplete benefits of the pharmacological therapy for ADHD and its over-prescription in children over the last decades, there is an explicit need for alternative treatments. Mindfulness-based Interventions (MBIs) are a family of emergent self-regulation practices including meditation, yoga and body-awareness exercises, found to be an effective therapy for ADHD. READ MORE

  4. 4. The liberalized painkiller market : A study assessing the efficiency of increased access of painkillers in Sweden after 2009

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ida Tedeblad; [2019]
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    Abstract : The aim of this study is to estimate the efficiency of increased access made on the non- prescriptive drug market, explicitly the painkiller market. In 2009 the Swedish government chose to cease the monopoly on the pharmacy market and also allowed regular stores to sell some non-prescriptive drugs. READ MORE

  5. 5. How Digital Tools are Used and Perceived by Students with Dyslexia and Teachers within the Swedish Classroom

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping

    Author : Cornelia Andersson; [2019]
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    Abstract : The aim of this study is to examine how digital tools are used and perceived by students with dyslexia and their teachers within a number of English classrooms in the Swedish upper and lower secondary school. The study is based on five interviews. READ MORE