Childhood behavioral disorders include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), and Conduct Disorder (CD). Although these disorders are characterized in to externalizing disorders/ disruptive behavior disorders, they have different psychopathology involved; hence the Nursing management can also be discussed under these headings. Nurses play a vital role in the management of Childhood Behavioral Disorders. The nursing management of Childhood Behavioral Disorders shall be discussed well through the application nursing process approach.
APPLICATION OF THE NURSING PROCESS IN CHILDHOOD BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS: Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorders (ADHD)
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorders (ADHD) is a chronic condition marked by persistent inattention, hyperactivity, and sometimes impulsivity.
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Radhakrishnan. Role of a Nurse in the Management of Childhood Behavioral Disorders. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 3(2): April- June, 2015; Page 145-151.