What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood disorders and can continue through adolescence and adulthood. The signs and symptoms of ADD/ADHD typically appear before the age of seven. ADHD can be treated with Psychiatrist and Psychological counseling.

A)Symptoms of ADHD:
Inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity are the key behaviors of ADHD.

B)Symptoms of Inattention:

  • Struggle to follow instructions
  • Not seem to listen when spoken to
  • Have difficulty focusing on one thing
  • move slowly
  • easily confused
  • Daydream
  • easily distracted
  • forget things
  • frequently switch from one activity to another
  • difficulty processing information as quickly and accurately as others
  • C)Symptoms of Impulsivity:

  • Interrupt conversations
  • Difficulty waiting for things
  • Inappropriate commentss
  • Show their emotions without restraint
  • Act without regard for consequences
  • D)Causes:
    The main causes still unknown. But it seems that genes play a large role. In addition scientist are looking for possible cause like environmental factor, brain injury etc.

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