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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Also called: ADHD, Attention Deficit Disorder, ADD

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Does your child have trouble sitting still? Does he or she have trouble focusing and completing a task? You may be wondering if your child has...
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If you think your child may have ADHD, you are not alone. It is estimated that between 3% and 13% of school-aged children have ADHD. The child with...
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While the recognition and understanding of ADHD has advanced greatly, it is still frequently under-recognized by most laypeople and many physicians...
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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is also known as hyperactivity or attention deficit disorder (ADD). ADHD is a common condition that...
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Children with AD/HD have been found to have problems with going to sleep, staying asleep, and waking up in the morning. In addition, they may...
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Psychostimulant medications, including methylphenidate (Ritalin, Metadate, and Concerta), amphetamine (Dexedrine, Vyvanse, and Adderall), and...
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Seventy percent of teens diagnosed when they are younger continue to have symptoms of their ADHD that affect their functioning as adolescents. Once...
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The exact cause of ADHD is not known, although researchers continue to study the brain for clues. They suspect that there are several factors that...
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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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Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can also benefit from these strategies: Take medications exactly as prescribed. Missing...
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Neuroimaging research has shown that the brains of children with ADHD differ fairly consistently from those of children without the disorder in that...
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In 2001, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), in their Clinical Practice Guideline, suggested that when treating target ADHD symptoms...
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The symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may include:Inattention, which is having a short attention span and being easily...
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ADHD has assumed many aliases over time from hyperkinesis (the Latin derivative for superactive) to hyperactivity in the early 1970s. In the 1980s...
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yes i myself was told i had adhd or rather when i was a kid it was only add, and i remember doing alot of things like that when i was young i feel...
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