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Behavioral Factors Influencing Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Study Of Fourth Grade Behaviors, Lauren Miller Apr 2012

Behavioral Factors Influencing Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Study Of Fourth Grade Behaviors, Lauren Miller

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“Let me see if Philip can Be a little gentleman Let me see, if he is able to sit still for once at table; thus Papa bade Phil behave; And Mamma look’d very grave. But fidgety Phil, He won’t sit still, He wriggles and giggles, and then, I declare swings backwards and forwards and tilts up his chair. (Hoffman)” This excerpt from Dr. Heinrich Hoffman’s poem, “The Story of Fidgety Philip,” written in 1845 is the first known description of a child with Attentiondeficit/hyperactivity disorder. Since 1845, Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, has become one of ...