13 terms

human developement chapter 11

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
ADHDis sometimes simply referred to as
Attention-Deficcit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
has 3 core symptoms
-excessive activity
-difficulty w/ concentration
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)
exercise lowers these levels which is a primary factor in losing excess body fat
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
stimulate hyperitory center of the brain