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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

1.  The most common characteristic behaviors of ADHD are?
A) inattention
B) hyperactivity
C) impulsivity
D) all of the above
2.  Which characteristic describes a person having a hard time keeping their mind on one thing?
A) inattention
B) hyperactivity
C) impulsivity
3.  Which characteristic describes a person who always seems to be in motion?
A) inattention
B) hyperactivity
C) impulsivity
4.  Which characteristic describes a person who is unable to think before they act?
A) inattention
B) hyperactivity
C) impulsivity
5.  According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manuel (DSM), signs of inattention include what?
A) becoming easily distracted
B) failing to pay attention to details
C) rarely following instructions carefully
D) all of the above
6.  What Other Conditions can Produce The Symptoms of ADHD?
A) chronic fear
B) mild seizures
C) middle ear infection
D) all of the above
7.  Nearly half of all children with ADHD--mostly boys--tend to have another condition, called what?
A) oppositional defiant disorder
B) tourettes
C) enuresis
8.  What Causes ADHD?
A) flu symptoms
B) nobody really knows
C) allergies
9.  ADHD Is NOT Usually Caused by what?
A) too much TV
B) food allergies
C) excess sugar
D) all of the above
10.  What type of professional can prescribe medication for ADHD?
A) social worker
B) school counselor
C) pediatrician or family physician
11.  IEP stands for what?
A) intellectually excellent person
B) individual education plan
C) incredibly exceptional person
12.  What medications are typically used to treat ADHD?
A) methylphenidate (Ritalin)
B) dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine)
C) Demoline (Cylert)
D) all of the above