Study of an adolescent ADHD girl child- intervention of parent, school, counselor

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Amal Sankar Mukherjee, Prarthita Biswas, Shyamasree Sur, Srijata Biswas, MAM Sameem


The cycle of negativism is a spiral which leads to outcomes which impact negatively on the child's life. It helps parents learn how to use a system of rewards and consequences to change a child’s behavior. ADHD symptoms can appear as early as between the ages of 3 and 6 and can continue through adolescence and adulthood. The doctor will also ensure that any ADHD symptoms are not due to another medical or psychiatric condition. Researcher has studied a girl child in urban city area having identified Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder whose motivation to become involved in a task or to complete a task is inconsistent. It is found also that child’s impulsive nature made it difficult for her to await her turn in games. Researcher used ADHD rating scale, SSQ-R, WISC-R tools which seek information on the child's ability to pay attention or concentrate in eight situations in school. Finally interventions of parents, teachers and counselors to the overcome the problems faced by the ADHD child were studied. It is finally found that such child having ADHD should always be provided with mental and emotional support and other necessary needs and always be encouraged. This type of problem child must never be kept alone and isolated and then only this type of problem child can be mainstreamed.

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