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Named Sheila Behavior Problems Child
444 wordsOne Child is a true story about a girl named Sheila who had an alcoholic father who abused her. She was placed in a classroom for people with behavior problems. All of her previous teachers thought that she was lost, that no one could reach her, until her teacher Torey Haden (the author) reached out and cared for her. This book may give you many emotions, but you will find this book very touching. Torey is a teacher for children with behavior problems. She had nine children, and one assistant na...
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Health Care Costs Children Of Alcoholics
1,750 wordsLiving with a non-recovering alcoholic in the family can contribute to stress for all members of the family. Each member may be affected differently and react to this stress in the same or different way. The level of dysfunction or resiliency of the non-alcoholic spouse is usually a key factor in the effects of problems and levels of stress impacting the children. Children raised in alcoholic families have different life experiences than children raised in non-alcoholic families. Children in alc...
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Attention Deficit Disorder Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
1,286 wordsAttention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is a problem that affects 5 % to 10 % of all children. ADD affect more children than any other childhood problems except asthma. It is estimated to be the largest single cause for first referrals to child guidance clinics throughout the country, making up as many as 40 % of those cases. Many ADD cases are not diagnosed because the problem most often does not show in the doctors office. Current estimates suggest that approximately 50 to 65 % of the children with A...
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Alzheimer Disease Behavior Problems
1,159 words... ing illnesses" (32). The second stage of Alzheimer's leaves the victims basically helpless. Their behavior can become extremely unpredictable in some people. This stage can last from two to ten years. The victims have continued and progressive memory loss which can make it impossible for them to remember past and even current events (Fish 68). The victims may become severely disoriented and confused. He or she may lose the ability to recognize loved ones and even their own reflection. The vi...
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Classroom Management Behavior Problems
2,888 wordsClassroom management Today, more than ever, students are coming to school unprepared to learn. There is an increase in family instability, poverty and misfortune. Perhaps in correlation, there is also a decrease in moral and ethical values (Evertson and Harris 67). With such dysfunction in their home and private lives, it is more difficult for children to focus on scholastics. Yet, all children require a variety of basic internal needs, including love, acceptance, security, belonging, and contro...
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Foster Care Behavioral Problems
341 wordsWhen foster care parents become discouraged with raising a foster care child it is frequently due to behavioral problems. An adolescent who has experienced a history of maltreatment is most likely to have such difficult behavior problems that lead to the disruption of placement. Many parents have a difficult time dealing with behavioral problems from a teen who has grown up in a healthy, loving environment, much less a teenager who is likely to have built up anger due to a past of neglect, physi...
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Smoking During Pregnancy Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
1,213 wordsTobacco is one of the leading preventable causes of death in the United States. Nicotine, which is an alkaloid derived from the tobacco plant, is a potent chemical that has powerful effects on the human body, especially when administered rapidly or at high doses. Prenatal exposure to nicotine is associated with adverse reproductive outcomes, including altered neural structure and functioning, cognitive deficits, and behavior problems in the offspring (9). At least 20 % 30 % of pregnant women are...
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African American Families National Institute Of Mental Health
1,466 wordsPsychology experiments are usually long, painstaking surveys and tests that sometimes take years to complete. They do, however, give us some insight into how the human mind works and develops from the day we are born to the day we die. Deciphering the information these experiments generate is sometimes just as hard as performing them, and to a person with no background in psychology it is almost impossible. The following three experiments were found on the APA website and are good examples of mo...
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