A STUDY ON MEASURING THE INTENSITY LEVEL OF ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD) AMONG THE STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF KARACHI, PAKISTAN
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Keywords

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Higher Education
Attention Deficit Disorder

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Muhammad Asim, M., & Nazish Akbar, N. (2012). A STUDY ON MEASURING THE INTENSITY LEVEL OF ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD) AMONG THE STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF KARACHI, PAKISTAN. Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 51(2), 223–234. Retrieved from https://www.jsshuok.com/oj/index.php/jssh/article/view/220

Abstract

The motif of this small-scale study is to measure the intensity level of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) among the graduate students in University of Karachi, Pakistan. ADHD is most commonly found psychiatric disorder among the learners across the globe. The symptoms of ADHD are not merely correlated with the childhood but continued in adolescence and adulthood as well. The survey of literature reveals the prevalence of ADHD in Pakistan is around 2.49% among children. Moreover, boys have higher rate of ADHD than girls due to various reasons. This research measures the intensity of ADHD quantitatively among adult students engaged in graduate studies and suggests the corrective measures in this regard. Lastly, this research suggests the liaison between University of Karachi and society to create awareness at large scale in order to overcome this disorder effectively.

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