Biological and genetic characteristics of potentially violent student

According to recent studies in this area, children who have suffered various types of influences or trauma, or in the uterus or during birth, may have neurological features high potential for violence. Complications at birth, as the genetic history of the parents, are found to be predictors of later deviant behavior of an individual, ranking it in the category of victims of genetic and somehow eluding him of individual responsibility. Recent research suggest increasingly more existence of genetic vulnerabilities associated with violence children, youth or adults. In the opinion of specialists, approximately 5% of school behavioral abnormalities of genetic origin. They are difficult to diagnose, especially because these children often do what they do the rest.

What is known for sure, however, is that a closer look on these children who have behavioral disorders grouped under the name of ADHD (attention deficit disorder, hyperactivity / impulsivity) can say that:

• symptoms observed in retrospect at least 6 months;

• symptoms differentiates these children significantly to their peers;

• Some symptoms occur before school age;

• symptoms are manifested both at school and at home;

• Symptoms affect both school performance and mental functioning whole child, and thus their social behavior.

How can teachers / educators to find that a child / adolescent suffering from ADHD? Specialists distinguish between symptoms and symptoms of hyperactivity inatenţiei / impulsivity, although in most cases these symptoms are associated.

attention symptoms manifested by the fact that children:

• fail to pay attention to details and make mistakes on homework and other activities;

• seem to listen when they are told something;

• have difficulty maintaining attention to themes and plays;

• do not follow instructions or do homework properly, but not because

is oppositional or understand the content of what is said;

• have difficulty organizing what is to do (not to plan tasks);

• avoids, dislikes or reject engaging in tasks that require sustained mental effort (homework);

• lose things necessary for school to other activities (toys, pencils, books, clothing accessories);

• are easily distracted by extraneous stimuli;

• are forgetful, forget things.

Symptoms of hyperactivity / impulsivity is manifested as:

• not sit still;

• go, gets up from his chair when he is expected to remain in place;

• run moves excessively climbs were inadequate movement situation express


• have difficulty engaging quietly in extracurricular activities;

• often seem to be “pulled by a motor”;

• talk excessively;

• respond unquestioned or waiting to finish the question be put;

• do not wait their turn;

• interrupt others or enter into talking / action is not the case.