At-Risk

Resources for parents of at-risk and troubled teens.

ADHD

Thursday

04

March 2010

ADHD: THE USUAL THING

by At-Risk.org Staff, on active child, ADHD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, child problem, impulsive, teenager

ADHD is defined as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; this disease affects the child or the teenager of both sexes. But this condition usually shows up in younger children compared to a teenager but if the child has ADHD they may still have it when they become a teenager. Some of ADHD in teenager becomes worst compared when they were still young. The identification of child with ADHD is fairly easy…

Tuesday

13

May 2008

Causes of impulse control disorder

by At-Risk.org Staff, on ADHD, impulse control disorder, teen issues, troubled teenagers

Exact causes of impulse control disorders are unknown, but may be linked to genetics, family environment, and/or neurological factors. Some research suggests that impulse control disorders are linked to certain hormones, abnormal nerve impulses, and variations in brain chemistry and function. Children and adolescents who have had a severe head injury and who have epilepsy may be at greater risk of developing these disorders. In children and adolescents, impulse…