ADHD systems approach vs medical approach

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Research found that children taking medications for ADHD performed better on several measures as compared to children not taking medications. Measures included writing, attention, Stroop interference, and performance. When compared to a control group medicated ADHD children performed equally well on executive functioning, academics, and verbal working memory (Semrud-Clikeman et al, 2008)...
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When compared to a control group medicated ADHD children performed equally well on executive functioning, academics, and verbal working memory (Semrud-Clikeman et al, 2008). A major disadvantage of medications is the list of common side effects. These can include sleep problems, jitteriness, decreased appetite and weight loss, headaches, social withdrawal, and stomachaches...
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