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After all, the researchers note that overactivity makes learning more difficult for children.
The DC-LD criteria for "attention deficit hyperactivity disorder of adults" require symptoms of inattention, distractibility, impulsiveness, overactivity and restlessness, all of which are more than would be expected on the basis of the intellectual disability alone.
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The authors speculate that the stratification method they employed may have inadvertently grouped families by one or more unidentified cofactors correlated with folate supplementation, or that the BHMT polymorphism may create a genetic variant that promotes overactivity of the folate metabolic cycle, given the high folate levels achieved during supplementation.
Factors such as the age and growth of the children, as well as the severity of muscle overactivity in gastrosoleus naturally influenced this finding.
However, this latest failure (which was reported in the New England Journal of Medicine last March), accompanied by bizarre muscle overactivity in some, reveals the scientific bankruptcy of this type of thinking.
A THIS is an overactivity of the thyroid gland, Thyrotoxicosis, characterised by protrusion of the eyes.
So, "development requires the removal of major sources of unfreedom: poverty as well as tyranny, poor economic opportunities as well as systematic social deprivation, neglect of public facilities as well as intolerance or overactivity of repressive states.
Tissue growth may lead to bone resorption (bone loss due to overactivity of certain bone cells) or displacement of bone and the eventual collapse of the supporting framework of the vertebral column.
Four per cent of them develop classic symptoms of anorexia, such as overactivity and not eating.
With the addition of these 2 drugs, there is now a big medicine chest for overactivity, which, like other MS bladder problems, can and should be managed, according to the Society's Medical Advisory Board.
Although many children who become depressed are apathetic or listless, other show their unhappiness with overactivity.
Most people who develop overactivity of only one endocrine gland do not have FMEN1.
In a number of learned asides serving as a foil Mitchell discusses Hobbes's, Rousseau's, and Nietzsche's responses to Augustine's "errancy from God" before focussing on Tocqueville's solution, whose antidote to individualism (passivity) is the active participation in the political life of the local community, while the tendency to frenzied overactivity can be counteracted by institutional restraints -- especially religion and the family.
Before we can begin to fathom the meaning of that conflict, however, we must understand the nature of Clinton's "compulsive overactivity.