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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Albert J Alvarado American Samoa Community College Abstract The purpose of this research paper is to better understand Attention Deficit Disorder in families, marriages in particular. What is ADHD? What are its symptoms and effects? Who can get it? How does ADHD contribute to a divorce? ADHD results in a problem of inattentiveness, over-activity, impulsivity, a combination of both, and usually occurs in early childhood. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (2010), symptoms for ADHD are as follows: 1) often does not give close attention to details or makes careless mistakes in schoolwork, work, or other activities. 2) Often has trouble keeping attention on tasks or play activities. 3) Often does not seem to listen when spoken to directly. 4) Often does not follow through on instructions and fails to finish schoolwork, chores, or duties in the workplace. 5)…show more content…
The parents usually do not socialize with other parents because they usually receive negative comments towards their child. Parents who anti-socialize usually channel that aggression to their spouse which results in violent arguments. Schools as well as teachers are also responsible on placing kids with ADHD in an environment where they can perform their best. This is not to segregate the children but to place them in an environment where they can learn their best. Also, if the child does not perform at his/her best, it greatly reduces the self-esteem not only of the child but the parents as well. The child and parents will receive continuous negative comments and feel pushed away. A child with ADHD’s most difficult environment is in a classroom being told to sit still, do not move, do not talk, and to pay attention to worksheets and finish them. None of these things come easily to parents whose child has ADHD, but day by day, off to school the children

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