Essays about: "ADHD"

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  1. 1. Long-term effects of a synbiotic intervention in ADHD-patients : 18-month follow-up

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för psykologi (PSY)

    Author : Jaqueline Fricke Palmell; [2020]
    Keywords : Synbiotic intervention; probiotics; prebiotics; microbiota; ADHD; autism; emotion regulation; functional impairment; lactic acid bacteria; inflammation; anti-inflammatory; Synbiotika; probiotika; prebiotika; mikrobiota; intervention; ADHD; autism; emotionsreglering; funktionsnedsättning; mjölksyrabakterier; inflammation; anti-inflammatorisk;

    Abstract : A link between the gut and the brain has been proposed to influence psychiatric disorders. Probiotics have been suggested to modify the gut microbiota and thereby improve autism symptoms in children. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has high comorbidity with other neuropsychiatric diagnoses, including autism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Differences in self-concept among persons with high and low prevalence of ADHD symptoms

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Athina Perifanou; [2020]
    Keywords : ADHD; adult ADHD; self-concept; self-esteem; ADHD; ADHD för vuxna; självkoncept; självkänsla;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to shed light on the effects that ADHD symptoms can have on the way individuals assess themselves on six different domains: physical, moral, personal, family, social and academic/work and on their overall self-concept. A total of 136 participants were assessed using two self-ratings questionnaires: Tennessee Self Concept Scale (TSCS-2) and the ADHD screening questionnaire (ADHD-SQ). READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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