International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020

Problem Statement - Quasi Experimental Study to Determine Knowledge and Attitude of Anganwadi Workers Regarding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Selected Anganwadies Kishangarh-Bas Alwar District (Rajasthan) with a View to Develop an Instructional Booklet

Rahul Sharma [12] | Dr. Anupama Oka [2]

Abstract: ADHD is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and hyperactivity, impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development. Inattention means a person wanders off task, lacks persistence, has difficulty sustaining focus. Impulsivity means a person makes hasty actions that occur in the moment without first thinking about them and that may have high potential for harm. ADHD affects children of all races, including: whites: 9.8 %, blacks: 9.5 %, Latinos: 5.5 %. Children are also diagnosed at different ages. Detecting symptoms differs from case to case, and the more severe, the earlier the diagnosis.8 years old: average age of diagnosis for children with mild ADHD.7 years old: average age of diagnosis for children with moderate ADHD.5 years old: average age of diagnosis for children with severe ADHD. Anganwadi workers are working on to the limited children and they do not get enough knowledge and attitude regarding ADHD but this study revealed that was effective to improve more knowledge and attitude about ADHD and they are learn through the group discussion and interactive process and based on the data results, this study was more effective for the anganwadi health workers.

Keywords: ADHD, inattention disorder, mental disability, impulsivity, Aganwadi Workers

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020,

Pages: 523 - 526

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