Author: Dr. Peter Heinze

Hyperactive children: features of development and behavior at school

A variety of children come to school, who differ in the level of training, hobbies, characters and temperaments. Of course, most teachers prefer to work with calm and self-possessed children who will behave well in class and not be too much trouble. However, in almost every team there is an overly nimble and restless child who does not want to stay in one place for a long time and distracts his classmates. What to do with a hyperactive child and can you find an approach to him? How does hyperactivity affect child development? It is worth noting that with the normal development of… Read More

Hyperactivity in children – myths and reality

Hyperactivity in children is not uncommon today. A child with emotional disorders experiences difficulties during communication and learning – it is difficult for him to concentrate on one thing, to sit still, to follow the instructions of adults. Despite the fact that the description of the syndrome of hyperactivity is very clear, often parents replace it with children’s emotionality, mobility, curiosity and restlessness. What should a mother and father be prepared for if specialists diagnose a manifestation of hyperactivity in a child? What myths in this area should not be believed? Answers to these and other questions can be obtained from this article. A… Read More

Treatment of hyperactivity in children

Treatment of hyperactivity in children is based on eliminating the causes of the syndrome. Hyperactivity is quite common among young patients. This phenomenon negatively affects the adaptation of the child in society. According to research, hyperactive children are about 18%. Boys are more susceptible to this syndrome than girls. Signs of hyperactivity The main signs of hyperactivity: restlessness, distracted attention, difficulty concentrating on an object (toy) and performing a task, poor memory, impulsive behavior, delayed speech development, poor sleep. If you have a hyperactive child, only a doctor can determine the treatment . With similar symptoms, it is worth visiting a pediatrician first, he will talk about methods and techniques… Read More

Hyperactive children: symptoms, features of upbringing and treatment

At present, every fifth child in Russia suffers from hyperactivity to one degree or another. Such children are distinguished by extreme impulsivity, restlessness, and increased motor activity. This ailment in the language of doctors is called attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Its symptoms are more common in boys and are found from the age of 3 years. Hyperactive children stand out prominently in the team. They cannot play with the same toys for a long time, they move a lot, require increased attention to themselves, do not complete the work they have begun, as a rule, are emotionally unstable. Features of a child diagnosed… Read More

A hyperactive child at school: what to do?

When a hyperactive child is brought up in a family, a special attitude should be formed towards him. If parents and teachers do not follow the rules for communicating with such children and raise them without relying on the recommendations of a psychologist, then children may face difficult difficulties. Here are some of them:    reputation as a poor student and a bully; conflicts with friends, neighbors, family members; condemnation from others; low self-esteem, feelings of inferiority; In addition, if it is wrong to bring up a hyperactive child, try to remake him, achieve obedience at all costs, limit, punish, then he will soon begin to feel very… Read More

Causes and symptoms of hyperactivity in preschool children

 Hyperactivity disorder in children is a fairly common behavioral and emotional disorder in children. Such children stand out against the background of the surrounding children. The child cannot stay in one place and is constantly moving. Obvious symptoms appear in 3-5% of the child population. In different age categories, the disease has different manifestations. It will be about the manifestation of hyperactivity in children of preschool ( kindergarten ) age. The disease must be treated because it can affect the child’s learning and life later on. Causes of hyperactivity in children There are many reasons for hyperactivity in children, however, before that, parents should still accurately determine whether… Read More

With Reductions in crime in people with attention deficit disorder

 Scientists have stated that criminal behavior in people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drops dramatically when they take stimulants such as Ritalin to help them control their impulses. An analysis of more than 25,000 people with ADHD (a mental disorder characterized by absent-mindedness, impulsivity and sometimes aggressiveness) found that the number of crimes they committed was about a third lower among those taking medication. Past international studies show that up to two-thirds of young offenders and half of prison inmates suffered from ADHD during childhood. Many of them may still have symptoms. Previous research has shown that people with ADHD have, on average,… Read More

ADD, or what is attention deficit disorder

Attention deficit disorder is a psychological disease. It occurs in childhood, but cases of manifestation of the syndrome in adults are not excluded. Although the name of the disease makes you smile, the consequences of developing ADD are dire. Etiology of attention deficit disorder ADD is a disease that affects the social sphere of a person’s life and does not allow normal realization. Depending on the symptomatic picture and the nature of the manifestation, the syndrome is divided into several types: Hyperactivity Impulsiveness Mixed type The causes of the syndrome are heredity and pathological influence. A pathological effect on the functioning of the… Read More

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder : How to Recognize Symptoms?

This syndrome, a phenomenon that usually develops in childhood, but the appearance in adults is far from rare (due to the lack of assistance in childhood). It refers to disorders of the nervous system, and in the future can lead to problems of being in society. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a neurological pathology characterized by behavioral disorders (inattention, impulsivity), as well as excessive hyperactivity.  CLASSIFICATION Mostly inattentive type. Predominantly hyperactive type. Combined type. CAUSES infectious diseases of the mother during pregnancy; smoking, drinking alcohol and other illegal drugs during gestation; risk of miscarriage; premature / prolonged labor; chronic diseases of the… Read More

Children’s hyperactivity: to treat or “wait out”?

Almost all preschool children show increased activity – they are constantly in action, doing something, running, jumping, breaking. Of course, this behavior is more than normal for young children. But in some cases, the mobility and activity of children is “off scale. In such cases, experts are already talking about such a concept as children’s hyperactivity .  Hyperactive children are not always attentive, they are too impulsive, they have a fairly high degree of physical activity, and constantly. In addition, hyperactivity is accompanied by difficulties in relationships with others, learning problems and … low self-esteem. But the child’s intellectual development does not depend on the degree of… Read More