Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in adults makes it difficult for the sufferer on several levels:
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in adults is very common and accounts for about 4% of the total adult population (over the age of 18).
Most adults who feel or attest to themselves as suffering from ADHD have discovered signs as early as childhood and the difficulties are no stranger to them. In adults, ADHD does not go away but the hyperactivity disorder can subside.
According to studies, adults with ADHD tend to show signs of vulnerability of a psychiatric / emotional nature such as anxiety, depression, antisocial personality disorder, or finding dangerous solutions in drug, alcohol and sugar addiction.
Diagnosis of MATL for PsychometryMAT is a computerized system of tests, for candidates for higher education.
Diagnosis TL is designed to diagnose learning disabilities such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and dysgraphia and ADHD.
The purpose of the evaluation is to determine eligibility conditions are adjusted from the academic and psychometric test and recommendations for assistance studies.
Diagnosis TL recognized by all institutions of higher education and examination The psychometric.
Methal was developed by the National Center for Examinations and Assessment.
Attention and concentration diagnoses adapted for children and adults:
There are two types of computerized diagnoses accepted by the Ministry of Education:
TOVA testing is a computerized test that tests for prolonged attentional functions. The test makes an assessment of the subject’s attentional functions in relation to an accepted norm in his age group.
The purpose of the test is to serve as an aid to the diagnosing physician in choosing the drug treatment. After the various diagnostic procedures have been completed, the material is collected by the doctor and the diagnosis of attention deficit disorder is determined, and treatment measures should be considered.
A diagnosis that examines a person’s learning and learning skills in the areas of language, memory, reading, writing and arithmetic. The diagnosis is made by a didactic assessor – an educator who specializes in learning disabilities. The diagnosis offers recommendations in the field of learning and remedial teaching. Didactic diagnostic recommendations are valid for six years only. The diagnosis is passed on to the various educational institutions and provides recommendations for matriculation needs. The diagnosis is made within the framework of private medicine (Nitzan Association) / HMOs. Prior to academic studies, it is recommended to undergo a Matal diagnosis.
This diagnosis comes to complete the didactic diagnosis and is therefore performed after it. The psychological diagnosis gives weight to the psychological / emotional aspect in addition to the didactic abilities. This diagnosis is made by an educational psychologist or clinical psychologist. The results of the diagnosis are measured as a combination of the two didactic and psychological diagnoses, with its results and recommendations being transferred to educational institutions for the purposes of facilitation and complementary educational treatment in the various schools.
A special diagnosis is made using a series of computerized structured tests-questionnaires. The diagnosis is made by a neuropsychologist, who offers psychological and behavioral interventions. The diagnosis provides tools for identifying nonverbal learning disabilities.
This diagnosis is not common but, there is a suspicion of the existence of a personality disorder or mental illness. This diagnosis includes a series of psychological tests and report questionnaires, designed to rule out or confirm the existence of a severe mental disorder The diagnosis is made by a psychiatrist.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can be treated by natural means and without medication, but due to the fact that many of us choose to use different medications to treat ADHD we have chosen to bring you information about the common medications currently available in various pharmacies. It is important to emphasize that there is no or no recommendation in this information for taking ADHD medications. We at the Ora Golan Center believe that there are alternative therapeutic solutions that can help solve the problem.
Medications given as a therapeutic solution in ADHD are:
The substance from which Ritalin is composed is methylphenidate, a stimulant. But instead of stimulating, it causes sharper concentration and attention in people with ADHD, Ritalin was discovered about 50 years ago. The drug was used to treat depression. After it became clear that it moderated symptoms of attention deficit disorders and increased the ability to concentrate, it was decided to give it to people and children who were diagnosed and found eligible for admission.
The substance methylphenidate that makes up Ritalin affects the central nervous system. Its action is similar to caffeine, but more potent, similar to that of stimulant drugs such as amphetamines. In a study conducted in the USA, it is estimated that Ritalin increases the release of dopamine and thus improves the ability to concentrate and focus.
Information on side effects sometimes caused by taking Ritalin:
Ritalin use is often associated with side effects:
Adrel is a drug for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD / ADHD) from the amphetamine family. This is a family close to Ritalin but different from it. Adrel has been in use for over 30 years, is used by millions of people and has gained a great deal of experience in its treatment.
The drug is registered and used in the US, Canada, and other countries.
Adrel provides a long-term effect on ADHD, some of the active ingredients in which it acts after two hours and some after four hours. Thus a long-term effect is obtained from taking only one pill. The side effects are also minimized, as the dose is low. Adrel runs for 5-6 hours compared to 4 hours of Ritalin.
Information on side effects sometimes caused by taking adrel: The
side effects of taking adrel are similar to those of the drug Ritalin but less common. Some users report side effects:
Strattera is a relatively new drug for the treatment of ADHD. Strattera is the first drug to treat ADHD that does not belong to the stimulant family (Ritalin, Adrel). The drug is registered and used in the US, Canada, Germany, England and many other countries.
How does the Strattera drug affect the body in severe and concentration disorders (ADD / ADHD)?
Information on side effects that are sometimes caused by taking Strattera:
As with any medicine, Strattera may have side effects. The most common symptoms are
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