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2 Behavior Disorders
- OPPOSITIONAL DISORDER
2 PEVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS
- ASPERGER'S DISORDER
When is ADHD primarily diagnosed
in childhood but may carry over into adulthood
what are the 3 varieties of ADHD
- Predominately inattentive
- Combined type
Who is Hyperactivity-impulsive more predominant in
Hyperactivity-impulsive is usually diagnosed by who
teacher or parent
hyperactivity-impulsive is usually symptomatic in what age group
what kind of behavior does hyperactivity-impulsive usually display
Is Hyperactivity-impulsive a family linked problem
Inattentive ADHD is characterized by
poor attention span, and poor task skills, doesn't appear to listen when spoken to, and they are easily distracted.
Combined type is characterized by
inattention, hyperactivity, impulsicity,
how long must combined ADHD symptoms be present to be diagnosed with it
Treatment for ADHD (Counceling/Therapy)
have a positive behavior or reward system
need highly structured environment with firm, consistent limits with appropriate consequences for disruptive, unruly behavior
Treatment for ADHD (medication)
These meds are stimulants that instead of creating them more hyperactive they do the opposite effect.
- (Ritalin, Concerta)
what is the goal of strattera
increase attention and goal directed behavior.
what are the signs of overdose
(mild) restlessness, nervousness, insomnia
(severe) panic, hallucinations, circulatory collapse, seizures.
what do you as a nurse want to monitor on a pt with ADHD
monitor development, height and weight, subjective/objective data, overdose
what do you want to teach the client and the parents
to give meds in the am with breakfast and if 2nd dose is required give with lunch
Monitor for vocal and motor tics: meds need to be stopped!!
Avoid chewing time released meds(concerta)
Avoid alcohol OTC and cold or decongestant meds
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
is a recurrent pattern of antisocial behavior
what do oppositional defiant disorder usually display
negativity, disobedience, hostility, defiant behaviors toward authority, stubbornness, argumentativeness, limit testing, unwillingness to compromise, refusal to accept responsibility for misbehavior.
How do Oppositional Defiant clientsusually view themselves
Not self Defiant; and see others as unreasonable
what gender usually have Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Males; before puberty
Equal in male and females after puberty
an abnormal brain function affecting language, logic and reasoning ability
Autism impairs communications how
language delay, echolalia, failure to imitate
Autism impairs social interaction how
lack of responsiveness to and interest in others, lack of eye-to-eye contact, failure to cuddle or be comforthed lack of friendships