minimal brain dysfunction

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minimal brain dysfunction

n.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. No longer in scientific use.
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Noun1.minimal brain dysfunction - a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disordersminimal brain dysfunction - a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
hyperactivity - a condition characterized by excessive restlessness and movement
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
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A normally hyperactive child, will exhibit such tendencies on an episodic basis, but can calm down and focus on tasks.
While everyone keeps jumping from one trans- formative initiative to another, reorganising, restructuring and generally dealing with the business model like a pile of Lego bricks in the hands of a hyperactive child, awards fes- tivals have sailed on untroubled along a course as predictably reliable as a shipping canal.
Yet actress actress Y Essie Davis is otherwise utterly convincing as Amelia, the wizened mother of six-year-old hyperactive child Samuel (Noah Wiseman), strangely knowing of the fact that his father was killed en route to taking mum to hospital for his birth.
Among those she thanked were her parents for not medicating their hyperactive child.
The reason a stimulant calms a hyperactive child down, and the answer as to why any child would ever need artificial stimulation are the same, and it's not "brain chemical imbalance.
It shows how a simple four-step method can be applied to the typical ADD/ADHD child to teach even the most disorganized, hyperactive child how to make their bed, get ready for school, and get organized.
A hyperactive child, Dev's mother made him take up martial arts in a bid to burn some of his excess energy.
This book is meant to help parents who have a hyperactive child.
A TRYING to cope with a hyperactive child takes its toll on the parents.
So, why can't Rakti tell us when he's going to run like mercury on greaseproof paper, and when he's going to run like a hyperactive child on double chocolate rations?
The foundations of mental health and a contented rather than hyperactive child are at stake.
Remember that a hyperactive child is an active child.