Different Ways of Researching Online

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Different Ways of Researching Online

There are many ways to do research online and through our schools online library. The University of Phoenix’s library has many different articles, journal entries, and other references to do research. The internet also has many different websites to get information from as well. The key is to make sure the website we are getting information from are credible and that the information is true and cannot be edited by others. We should also make sure the author is a reliable person, and make sure we look into them and cross reference any information that we gather online.

For this assignment, I decided to research children with ADHD which means children that have attention deficit hyper disorder. Many kids are diagnosed with this disorder every year. Many kids are misdiagnosed because their parents feel as though they are too hyper and have short tension spans, which is normal behavior with children and they usually grow out of this kind of problem. Many children are put on medication to help them focus and not be as hyper. There are many arguments that come with this topic and putting kids on medication instead of just using disciple. I have seen kids on medication for this disorder and they walk around like zombies and are not themselves at all which a shame is.

The first place I went to research this was online at Webmd.com. I use this reliable website a lot when it comes to questions with medication or anything to do with health or mental health questions and concerns. Webmd.com informed me that ADHD is usually diagnosed after a kid has shown six or more symptoms of inactivity and or hyperactive activity on a regular basis for more than six months. The diagnosis includes gathering of information from several sources like parents, school, and care givers. The doctor then considers how a kid’s behavior compares to other kids the same age. Symptoms include inattention, hyperactivity, constant movement, doesn’t listen,...
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