Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a disorder characterized by inability to attend to what is happening around the person for more than a few seconds, and hyperactive, impulsive behavior.It begins in childhood and can persist in adulthood.
Treatment can make a big difference. With proper medication and handling the child can grow up to be a vibrant, active and successful adult.
See also: Dealing with your child with ADHD
Today it is generally agreed that ADHD is a biological condition resulting from dysfunction in the brain.
How to differentiate a normally overactive child from one with ADHD? Click Here
Symptoms of inattention
Symptoms of hyperactivity:
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