Needs of ADHD families


Authors: R. Ptáček 1;  T. Pemová 2;  J. Purrová 2;  L. Čeledová 3
Authors‘ workplace: Univerzita Karlova, Praha 1. lékařská fakulta a Všeobecná fakultní nemocnice ;  Psychiatrická klinika Přednosta: prof. MUDr. Jiří Raboch, DrSc. 1;  Hyperaktivita – Institut pro studium a terapii hyperaktivity a poruch pozornosti 2;  Ministerstvo práce a sociálních věcí Odbor lékařské posudkové služby Ředitel: MUDr. Bc. Rostislav Čevela 3
Published in: Prakt. Lék. 2010; 90(5): 308-310
Category: In diferent

Overview

ADHD is a common diagnosis in children, characterized by inappropriate level of attention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. The symptoms are chronic and it is not possible to explain them by any other disorder. ADHD is often related to inability keep rules and behavioural problems in general. Parents of ADHD children must be able to cope with the symptoms of ADHD that may cause problems in social environment. It means that families of ADHD children may have specific needs. The article presents pilot research on the question of ADHD families’ specific needs. It provides analysis and also gives further solutions and recommendations.

Key words:
family, specific needs of ADHD families.


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