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CLIP 8066

ADHD

ADHD
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Key Info
  • ADHD
  • Duration: 07:43
  • ADHD is identified in childhood and is characterised by particular behaviours which include impulsiveness, hyperactivity and the inability to hold attention. Ruby discusses the signs and symptoms of ADHD and talks to a mother about her son's behaviour and how the family cope at home. This clip was first published as part of Headroom: bbc.co.uk/headroom/. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Society Health and Development

       Topic:

    Patient Centred Health

  • Keywords: child psychology, behaviour, symptoms, mental health, family, parents
Ideas for use in class
  • Research how ADHD is diagnosed, the signs, symptoms and treatment and what self help groups are available locally.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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