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Poster Presentation

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Spring 2012

Abstract

First, my purpose in writing this paper is to enlighten myself and others about an affliction that, as of 2011, in the United States alone affects 5.3 million children, ages 3-12, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a segment of attention deficit disorders, is a real affliction that cannot be cured. I am hoping to provide a simple but thorough explanation of what happens in an afflicted person, and what makes them different from a non-afflicted person. I also want to educate others concerning the causes and treatments of this affliction.

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