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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Also called: ADHD, Attention Deficit Disorder, ADD

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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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Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may be treated with one or more of the following: Individual cognitive and behavioral therapy...
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Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can also benefit from these strategies: Take medications exactly as prescribed. Missing...
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects as many as one in every 20 children. It is marked by inattention, hyperactivity, and...
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About 2 million children in the U.S. have ADHD. For the average classroom of 25 or 30 students, that means at least one will likely have ADHD...
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No one knows exactly what causes ADHD. A brain injury may be behind some cases, and environmental and genetic factors could be to blame as well. In...
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The exact cause of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is not known. But inherited genetic factors are likely responsible. Ongoing...
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