Name Professor Course Date Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (AD/ HD) is a form of mental disorder characterized by the inability of the victim to pay attention increased motor activity and impulsivity as well as the victim having a short-term memory. The disorder is often a chronic disease and is believed to be caused by neurophysiological deficits. The believed cause is however not well established and hence its medication is not well developed. Furthermore 20-30% of the victims of the disorder do not respond to stimulant medication. Studies on the disorder point out that the scale of the mental disorder is similar throughout the world. In France however the prevalence of the disorder in children had never been researched on. To support the claim a survey to estimate the percentage of children suffering from attention cofactors in neurotransmission. These minerals play a big role in the uptake synthesis and breakdown of neurotransmitters. Lead for instance in high levels has been shown to lead to hyperactivity. Even though iron and zinc are important minerals in neurotransmission. A supplementation of zinc and iron did not turn out to improve the conditions of hyperactivity in children with excess lead in their system. Psychiatric patients receiving magnesium supplementation however showed improvements over a period of six months. Moreover similar studies on zinc showed that zinc supplementation could augment medication if used in addition to other treatments. Work Cited Anastopoulos Arthur D. and Terri L. Shelton. Assessing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Springer Science & Business Media 2001. Searight H. Russell et al. "Complementary and alternative therapies for pediatric attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a descriptive review." ISRN psychiatry 2012 (2012). [...]
Please follow the instructions as I had provided in the link and in my description. The link to my school databases is www.suno.edu/online-databases. I have provided two online data bases JSTOR & THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SOCIAL WORK. Ignore questions 3 and 4 instead do questions 1,2,5, and 6. It has to be typed in APA form using The APA Publication Manual 6th edition. Pages 169-176 & 197-205. I need this tonight around 11:00 tonight because this is due tomorrow by 10:30 in the morning. Pages typed 2-3 Pages long. This paper also needs to include cover page and refrence sheet. The topics I want for social work are Mental Illness and ADHD.