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What are symptoms of ADHD? And at what age is it most noticed in children?

What are symptoms of ADHD? And at what age is it most noticed in children?

ADHD: Usually, we discover the problem when the child enters school. The signs may be: non stop motion, talking too much in class, not following instruction, not focusing on tasks that require long time of attention ( although these kids may be able to focus on games for hours and hours). ...Read more

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd) (Definition)

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a bio-psycho-social disorder characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ADHD typically interferes with daily functioning or mental and social development. It is usually present in childhood, continuing into adulthood, and is genetically transmitted. ...Read more


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What are symptoms of ADHD in a 5 year old boy?

ADHD symptoms: Symptoms include short attention span, easy distractibility, difficulty following multistep directions and persevering on a task. In 25 % of cases, hyperactivity will be present. ...Read more

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What is the symptoms of adhd?

What is the symptoms of adhd?

ADHD: There are three types of adhd. Combined adhd (most common), inattentive adhd, which is marked by impaired attention and concentration, hyperactive-impulsive adhd, which is marked by hyperactivity without inattentiveness. The symptoms are too extensive to list out here but a good potential source is webmd. To get an actual diagnosis or evaluation, i would see a reputable psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of adhd?

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What are the symptoms of adhd?

ADHD: Adhd is a neurobehavioral disorder characterized by inattetion, distractability, impulsivity, and hyperactivity., all behaviors that are more frequent and severe than typically observed in children of the same developmental age. Symptoms must persist for at least 6 months, occur before 7 yrs of age, and be evident in 2 or more settings. Differential diagnosis is broad. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of adhd? :)

What are the symptoms of adhd? :)

ADHD symptoms: People with adhd have significant trouble staying focused on one topic. They are constantly feeling distracted by external stimuli in their environment as well as other thoughts running through their mind. They take 2-3 times longer than normal to complete tasks. They frequently will have to re-read a page several times in order to fully comprehend and remember what they are reading. ...Read more

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Urgent! what are the symptoms for adhd?

Urgent! what are the symptoms for adhd?

ADHD: There are a number of symptoms of ADHD to include inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity. In addition, daydreaming, distractibility, and disorganized are present as well. Since one of the core features of ADHD is working memory problems, ADHD individuals have difficulty holding onto information for a brief period of time without distraction and using that information in some functional way. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the symptoms for adhd?

Need expert help here. What are the symptoms for adhd?

ADHD: Symptoms of adhd include difficulty staying focused and paying attention, difficulty controlling behavior (impulsiveness), and hyperactivity (over-activity). They will have difficulty organizing themselves and staying on task. It's one of the most common problems in childhood, but can also be present in adults. For much more info: http://www.Cdc.Gov/ncbddd/adhd/. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has adhd, and i can tell. What are common symptoms of adhd?

My boyfriend has adhd, and i can tell. What are common symptoms of adhd?

Symptoms of ADHD: Many people your boyfriend's age have add or adhd and were not diagnosed because we knew so little about it when they were children. Symptoms: poor organization skills, difficulty concentrating, no sense of time, easily distracted, forgetfulness. There are a lot of things he can do to get better control including medication and psychotherapy. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of adhd-pi/sct?

What are the symptoms of adhd-pi/sct?

Great question: Sluggish cognitive tempo (sct) describes a certain slowness of accessing & assessing data.These would be problems with incoming data (afferents) such as central auditory comprehension, attention, synthesis or analysis. Classic adhd describes the problems with outputs (efferents) such as hyperactivity, handwriting or impulsivity. Central to both is an inefficient executive cortical manager. ...Read more

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