human developement chapter 11

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behavior modification

the bulk of the psychologic intervention is a group of procedures collectively known as techniques based on learning

ADHD Predominantly Inattentive Type

the correct label for these non-hyperactive "ADD" children

hyperactivity

ADHDis sometimes simply referred to as

Attention-Deficcit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

has 3 core symptoms
-excessive activity
-difficulty w/ concentration
-impulsivity

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

is a broad category representing an array of illnesses that result from a weakening of the body's immune system by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

Vitamin A

the amount of this has been found to reduce the frequency of viral illnesses by its positive impact on the immune system

acute illness

illness that has a definite time of onset and lasts for a fixed and relatively short period
-colds, flues, viruses

glycemic index

the speed at which it is metabolized by the body (food)

insulin

exercise lowers these levels which is a primary factor in losing excess body fat

obesity

substantially overweight
-more than 120% of ideal body weight

what is treatment for ADHD?

dietary modification
environment accomodations
limit media availablitiy
meds are a last resort

what are characteristics of effecient punishments or rewards?

apply directly after behavior
consistantly applied and meaningful

stimulant

stimulate hyperitory center of the brain

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