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A diagnosis of ADHD require an onset of symptoms prior to age _____________ and evidence of impairment in at least _______ different settings.
ADHD is characterized by a persisten, developmentally - inappropriate pattern of _____________ and/ or hyperactivity - impulsivity.
In childhood, ADHD is _____________ times more common in males than females.
FOUR TO NINE
It has been estimated that up to _______ percent of individual with ADHD continue to experience problems in adulthood.
According to the _____________, ADHD is not due to attentional deficits, but to an inability to regulate one's behavior to fit the ____________.
1. BEHAVIORAL DISINHIBITION
2. DEMANDS OF THE SITUATION
________________ (e.g. Ritalin) and behaviorial techniques are the most common treatment for ADHD.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM STIMULANTS
When using reinforcement in the treatment of ADHD, secondary or __________ rewards are usually more effective than social reinforcement.
Behavioral interventions for the treatment of ADHD are most successful when __________ participate in the program and provide their children with a(n) _________ schedule and environment
Conduct Disorder is characterized by a pattern of behavior that violates the rights of others and / or ____________.
AGE-APPROPRIATE SOCIAL RULES
Conduct Disorder is associated with a number of family factors including abuse and neglect, ____________ family size, and parental conflicts and _____________.
Oppositional Defiant Disorder involves a recurrent patten of ___________ behaviors.
NEGATIVISTIC, HOSTILE AND DEFIANT