Attention Deficit Hyperactivity as a Public Health Issue
Discuss the history of ADHD, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.
Explain the major conceptual approaches and current classifications to the study of mental health and illness. Assess the impact mental illness has upon individuals, families, and communities. Examine public policies governing mental health and illness, including chemical dependency, and the impact on access to services. Support the assessment of client concerns and available resources to match support services to improve the quality of life of the client. Analyze the symptoms and defining characteristics of ADHD. Identify and describe the major theoretical and conceptual approaches and current classifications related to mental illness. Discuss public policy governing mental health and illness, including chemical dependency.