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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Also called: ADHD, Attention Deficit Disorder, ADD

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ADHD is a neurobehavioral disorder that affects 3%-5% of all American children. There are several types of ADHD: a predominantly inattentive subtype...
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Some of the warning signs of ADHD include failure to listen to instructions; inability to organize oneself and school work; fidgeting with hands and...
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There is little compelling evidence at this time that ADHD can arise purely from social factors or child-rearing methods. Most substantiated causes...
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If ADHD is suspected, the diagnosis should be made by a professional with training in ADHD. This includes child psychiatrists, psychologists...
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ADHD often occurs with other disorders. The combination of oppositional defiant disorder, ADHD, and other mental health problems presents extra...
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Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD): Only a qualified mental health professional can diagnose ODD. ODD usually starts before age 8, but no later than...
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Ideally, the diagnosis should be made by a professional in your area with training in ADHD or in the diagnosis of mental disorders. Child...
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Exactly how ADHD contributes to social problems is not fully understood. Several studies have found that children with predominantly inattentive ADHD...
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Children and adolescents with ADHD can have more frequent and severe injuries than peers without ADHD. Research indicates that children with ADHD are...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD) is one of the most well-recognized childhood developmental problems. This condition is characterized...
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Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder may have difficulty following directions, remembering information, concentrating, organizing...
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) afflicts approximately 3% to 5% of school-age children and an estimated 60% of those will maintain...
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These behaviors and problems may stem directly from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or may be the result of related adjustment...
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While researchers may disagree about age of childhood onset in diagnosing adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), all agree that ADHD...
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The same drug treatments proven to help children appear to benefit adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. In the past, the first...
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