Technological Innovations for ADHD treatment
Authors: María López, Mónica Acosta-Rodas, Mónica Bolaños-Pasquel, Jaime Moscoso, Carlos Ramos-Galarza
Abstract: The attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), is a neurobiological disorder and belongs to those called neurodevelopmental disorders, since it is commonly diagnosed in childhood, and persists into adulthood. The ADHD is divided by its central symptomatology in hyperactivity, and inattention, variable according to the case. It is one of the most diagnosed disorders in the child and education psychology fields, it has been considered that every child and adolescent must have an integral treatment plan, where technology advances can be part of it, and being available at home, becoming psycho-educative, and supportive in the treatment process. Thus, in this article, a revision of current applications about ADHD is presented.
Keywords: Technological innovation, psychological treatment, ADHD, mobile applications
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