Instructive Cases

Four Types of Hyperkinesis (Attention Deficit Disorders)

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The Problem Methodology Constitutional Hyperkinesis Conditioned Hyperkinesis Chemical Hyperkinesis Chaotic Hyperkinesis Summary Epilogue The Problem Hyperactivity is one of the most frequent and yet one of the most elusive diagnostic categories facing child psychiatrists. Studies have shown that up to 5 percent of the public school population are hyperkinetic – over 25% of the diagnoses used by 40% of child psychiatrists. There is a wide variety of classification, managements and etiologies, mainly because, although hyperactivity is a diagnosis used by physicians, parents and teachers,...

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