Navigation Links
Teens With ADHD May Need Help Making Transition to College
Date:8/18/2012

By Jenifer Goodwin
HealthDay Reporter

FRIDAY, Aug. 17 (HealthDay News) -- For students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, making the transition to college can be especially difficult. But by adopting certain strategies, such as sticking to a structured daily schedule and tapping into the university's disability support services, freshman with ADHD can do well, according to experts and teens with the condition.

"The ones who are going to do best are those who come to college prepared, who are aware of their weaknesses and have some strategies for compensating," said Kristy Morgan, a recent Kansas State University doctoral graduate in student affairs and higher education who conducted in-depth interviews with eight college freshman with ADHD about what they learned from the experience.

Certain themes emerged.

While most students said they got through high school without having to study much, they found college classes much tougher -- and most felt they didn't have the study skills to handle it.

"They were able to get through junior high and high school pretty well, and get good enough grades to get into college," Morgan said. "Then they got to college. They were finding they had to study very independently, and there were less in-class opportunities for test prep, and it was more difficult."

Students with ADHD also said they looked forward to the "freedom" of a less regimented college schedule, yet they found it more difficult to manage their time without the structure that high school provides.

"In many households, teenagers with ADHD rely to varying degrees on their parents to help in terms of time management and organization, helping to prioritize, keeping their things organized, staying focused on deadlines and making sure they strike an appropriate balance between leisure and studies," said Dr. Andrew Adesman, chief of developmental and behavioral pediatrics at Steven
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Brain Scans May Spot Teens at Risk for Problem Drinking
2. Brain activity may predict teens heavy drinking
3. Grateful Teens May Have Less Risk for Depression, Other Problems
4. Diverted Medical Marijuana Use Common Among Teens: Study
5. Black Teens in Public Housing Twice As Likely to Smoke: Study
6. Survey Finds Big Drop in Sexual Activity Among Black Teens
7. Many Teens With High Blood Pressure Dont Get Needed Tests
8. Large Breasts Can Take Mental, Physical Toll on Teens
9. Teens Lifestyle Choices Affect Their Blood Pressure
10. Rating films with smoking R will cut smoking onset by teens
11. Dangerous Rage May Be Common Among U.S. Teens
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Teens With ADHD May Need Help Making Transition to College
(Date:4/27/2015)... Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) April 27, 2015 Attorney ... , well-known for serving and protecting his clients, took that ... #Dan, an abbreviated dialing code which makes it easier for ... With an eye on building his brand and added value ... and the Greater Chicago area where Newlin has law offices. ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... (PRWEB) April 27, 2015 The Global ... grow at a CAGR of 5.9% during the period ... share in the materials healthcare packaging market, mainly due ... Global Pharmaceutical Packaging market is extremely fragmented with ... a major portion of the market with the rest ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... FL (PRWEB) April 27, 2015 Puroast Coffee ... nationwide tour for 2015. The BattleFrog OCR is a ... created to both educate participants in the training that Seals ... “We are thrilled to be able to sponsor the BattleFrog ... unique fitness experience that we find well-suited to give people ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... 27, 2015 Consumer Choice Award ... Providers in their respective sectors for Ottawa. We would ... winners; your dedication to superior service has resonated with ... Consumer Choice Award gathers opinions, perceptions and expectations through ... winners have gone through a rigorous selection process conducted ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... Colorado (PRWEB) April 27, 2015 ... ground-breaking solution to a problem that has been ... and advertising campaigns: by announcing the launch ... of its kind. , Officially launched today, ... and was created to index only marijuana-related business ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Dan Newlin Hashtags It With #Dan 2Health News:Global Pharmaceutical Packaging Market to Grow at 5% CAGR to 2019 Says a New Report at RnRMarketResearch.com 2Health News:Global Pharmaceutical Packaging Market to Grow at 5% CAGR to 2019 Says a New Report at RnRMarketResearch.com 3Health News:Global Pharmaceutical Packaging Market to Grow at 5% CAGR to 2019 Says a New Report at RnRMarketResearch.com 4Health News:Puroast Coffee on Tour with BattleFrog 2Health News:2015 Ottawa Consumer Choice Award-Winners 2Health News:2015 Ottawa Consumer Choice Award-Winners 3Health News:2015 Ottawa Consumer Choice Award-Winners 4Health News:2015 Ottawa Consumer Choice Award-Winners 5Health News:2015 Ottawa Consumer Choice Award-Winners 6Health News:2015 Ottawa Consumer Choice Award-Winners 7Health News:The WeedLife Network debuts its ground-breaking WeedLIVE cannabis industry search engine 2Health News:The WeedLife Network debuts its ground-breaking WeedLIVE cannabis industry search engine 3
... clues to the impact of severe physical, psychosocial suffering, ... Among Jewish survivors of World War II, those who ... risk of cancer, likely due to physical and mental ... Haifa researchers compared cancer rates in more than 300,000 ...
... women, wide waists in men spell trouble, study finds , ... body fat appears to affect the risk of dangerous blood ... women, a new Danish study indicates. , The 10-year study ... of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in women but not men, while ...
... habits can stave off the inevitable declines, research finds , ... that accompany growing old typically speed up after the age ... can slow the inevitable by staying lean, exercising and refraining ... issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine , are ...
... say , MONDAY, Oct. 26 (HealthDay News) -- There,s ... the family safe on Halloween. Some simple precautions will ... , The American Academy of Pediatrics offers the following ... and reflective and short enough to prevent tripping, entanglement ...
... shows they have doubled risk of GERD, may be linked ... World Trade Center rescue workers can add another illness to ... exposure to Ground Zero toxins and the ensuing mental anguish ... A new study shows that 41 percent of World Trade ...
... Oct. 26 Uno Chicago Grill®, America,s Healthiest Chain Restaurant(1), ... fall menu. , This exciting fall menu stars ... are a well-known and popular accent to many dishes, UNO ... the territory of a select few health food aficionados. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Exposure to Holocaust May Have Raised Cancer Risks 2Health News:Where You Put on Pounds May Influence Clot Risk 2Health News:Fitness Fades Fast After 45 2Health News:Fitness Fades Fast After 45 3Health News:Treat Kids to a Safe Halloween 2Health News:World Trade Center Workers Have More Cases of Acid Reflux 2Health News:World Trade Center Workers Have More Cases of Acid Reflux 3Health News:Go, Go, Goji! UNO(R) Fall Menu Is 'Berry' Delicious 2Health News:Go, Go, Goji! UNO(R) Fall Menu Is 'Berry' Delicious 3
(Date:4/27/2015)... WORTH, Texas , April 27, 2015 ... market is segmented based on type, application, and geography and ... at $728.9 million in 2014, and is expected to reach ... the forecast period. Browse through the TOC of ... idea of the in-depth analysis provided. This also provides a ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... April 27, 2015  Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Incorporated today announced ... of lonafarnib in patients with chronic hepatitis delta viral ... program, enrolled at Ankara University Medical School, ... endemic. LOWR HDV - 1 (LOnafarnib ... study which randomized subjects to receive different doses of ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... NEW YORK , April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... market for electronic medical records (EMR) to grow ... for US healthcare providers, according to a recent ... system upgrades, international sales and continued efficiency improvements ... each year for the next five years.  The ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:North America Optical Microscopy Market is Expected to Reach $829.9 Million by 2019, at a CAGR of 3.0% From 2014 to 2019 2North America Optical Microscopy Market is Expected to Reach $829.9 Million by 2019, at a CAGR of 3.0% From 2014 to 2019 3Eiger Bio Announces Interim Results of Lonafarnib in Combination with Ritonavir or Pegylated Interferon in Patients Infected with Hepatitis Delta Virus (HDV) 2Eiger Bio Announces Interim Results of Lonafarnib in Combination with Ritonavir or Pegylated Interferon in Patients Infected with Hepatitis Delta Virus (HDV) 3Kalorama: EMR Market Expected To Grow Beyond Incentives 2Kalorama: EMR Market Expected To Grow Beyond Incentives 3
... , WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 15 Decision Resources, one of ... healthcare issues, finds that an overall survival benefit would be ... in their decision to prescribe a novel agent ahead of ... Special European Physician & Payer Forum report entitled European ...
... BEND, Oregon, December 15 Bend Research Inc. ... for HPMCAS, an,excipient used in technologies developed by the firm to ... Bend Research clients may now reference a Type V Drug ... Research officials said. , "We,re excited about ...
Cached Medicine Technology:For Breast Cancer Treatment, an Agent That Can Achieve an Overall Survival Benefit Would Pose the Greatest Challenge to Avastin's Dominance in Europe 2For Breast Cancer Treatment, an Agent That Can Achieve an Overall Survival Benefit Would Pose the Greatest Challenge to Avastin's Dominance in Europe 3Bend Research Clients May Now Reference Key Safety Document for Important Solubility Excipient 2
Sinskey lens manipulator, straight. Also available in titanium....
ICL manipulator with textured hemi-ball tip...
Vaulted shank with guard....
... Keeler ophthalmoscopes are individually adjusted for ... the eye, not on paper. This, along ... infinity focus, ensures that whatever the patient's ... and largest field of view. Lithium-ion technology ...
Medicine Products: