a child named "Fidgety Phil."
a boy from Chicago named Dusty.
a child who was often the symptom of ridicule at school.
a boy who was ostracized and had no friends
attention deficit disorder (ADD)
brain-injured child syndrome
no evidence of brain damage could be found using x-ray
the psychological cause of ADHD was "found" in 1958
it could explain only a very small number of cases of ADHD
brain damage was thought to cause mental retardation, not ADHD
No single cause for the behavior patterns of children with ADHD has been identified.
ADHD is an umbrella term used to describe several different patterns of behavior that differ slightly.
Hyperactivity and inattention together are essential features of ADHD.
There are no distinct signs of ADHD that can be seen with an x-ray or a lab test.
hyperactivity is the primary component of ADHD
in addition to hyperactivity, inattention and deficits in impulse control are the primary symptoms
ADHD is due to minimal brain damage
ADHD is psychological rather than biological in origin