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- Surveys in industrialized western countries found that in any one year, about one-third of the adult population say they have some degree of Insomnia. 34 doctors said that about 12% of their patients complain of sleep disturbance (Lack and Thorn 1991).
- A Brave New World is Aldous Huxley?s prediction for six hundred years in the future. In this surreal land everyone belongs to everyone else, and in theory everyone is happy. When any character is unhappy or feeling upset about something they are encouraged to take a drug called ?Soma?.
- As an art form, hip-hop is a very young phenomenon. Originating in the South Bronx in the late 70 s/early 80 s, hip-hop itself is only ca. 20 years old. However, despite it s recent founding, it has become a tremendous influence on American culture and global culture as well.
- The definition of an epic hero is : a figure of imposing stature, of national or international importance, and of great historical orlegendary significance. Aeneas fits this definition perfectly. Aeneas fits this definition perfectly. Aeneas’ character is one of great importance.
- Fragile X Syndrome is an inherited genetic condition associated with mental retardation. It is caused by a mutation of the “X” chromosome. Fathers cannot pass the disease onto their sons, because females always give an “x” chromosome where a man gives either an “x” or a “y.
- In this day and age learning disabilities are attracting people’s attention. Many kids go through school almost in a daze not knowing exactly what is going on. At times, teachers will ignore the problem and teach the rest of the class. There is a wide variety of learning disabilities, but the most common one is Attention Deficit Disorder (A.
- The blood curdling screams of torture echoed prosaically through the hallways from the IMC (Individuality Mutilation Center). Chad adjusted the collar to his Polo shirt that had been issued by the school within the last week. Student’s sat apathetically indifferent to the pleas, hardly even noticing that one was even in pain.
- There are three very common yet distinct ways of telling if a child is suffering from ADHD: if they are impulsive, hyperactive, and inattentive. The children are usually very easily distracted, move from one task to another very quickly, can?t stay seated, can?t listen to one person for very long, can?t follow simple instructions, wriggle around a lot, blurt out answers in class, lose things, and climb on furniture.
- Although American culture has changed over the years, parents today still want what is best for their children. Why then, are parents allowing their children to be put on medications that may have an adverse effect on their children? Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) have increasingly been diagnosed among young children today.
- The numbers suggest they have good reason to worry. The number of prescriptions for Ritalin increased four-fold from 1990 to 1995, making the stimulant one of the most prescribed drugs in the country. No one knows exactly what’s behind the surge in Ritalin use, but experts speculate it’s due to everything from increased awareness of attention disorders in schools to teachers and parents becoming less tolerant of unruly behavior.
- A child named Alva comes to mind. Alva’s teacher taught by rote, which was too mechanical for the boy’s creative mind. His thoughts often wandered, while his body seemed in perpetual motion in his seat. The teacher found Alva, inattentive and unruly and often threatened punishment.
- o three percent of elementary school children are taking some kind of stimulant to treat ADHD (Taylor 64) Since so many children are taking this medication, new problems have arisen Many of these children use these drugs in excessive amounts to get “high” with their friends Some overdoses have even
- Imagine living in a fast-moving kaleidoscope, where sounds, images, and thoughts are constantly shifting. Feeling easily bored, yet helpless to keep your mind on tasks you need to complete. Distracted by unimportant sights and sounds, your mind drives you from one thought or activity to the next.
- Attention deficit disorder is the subject of two widely challenged debates in medicinal practice and theory. One, the argument for ADD being a clinical and mental ?disorder?, is in favor of medical treatment, claiming the diagnosis is attributable to brain damage or neurological defects.
- A fairytale detective storyMartin SloaneMichael RedhillHeinemann ?9.99, pp272This first novel comes with an endorsement from Michael Ondaatje, and it is no surprise that the author of The English Patient found much in it to admire. Michael Redhill shares with his Canadian compatriot a gift for studied lyricism, a complex kind of emotional intelligence and, most of all, a poet’s understanding of the workings of time.
- It only means that they have a difficult time trying to pay attention to a subject in which they have little or no interest. This is why ADD is usually first noticed in school. Before much research was done, ADD was not even called ADD.
- Yet, one question could almost be echoed around the world ? Why? Cobain’ s fans struggled with the huge loss of their ? poet of pain.? It was as though they had lost a close friend. They felt that Kurt was an artist who could read their minds, knew their problems, and spoke their language.
- Throughout "The return of the native", Thomas Hardy is very successful in creating mood and atmosphere. Some scenes are so descriptive that a very clear mental picture can be formed by the reader, causing a distinct sense of place. It seems that through his words, Hardy is submerging the readers into his story letting us take part only as an onlooker.