Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)Overview

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a behavioural disorder that includes symptoms such as inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness.

overview

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a condition that includes symptoms such as inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness.

causes

It's not clear what causes attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, but it tends to run in families.

treatments_overview

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can often be treated with medicines and talking therapies.

symptoms

Symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder include a short attention span, constantly fidgeting and acting without thinking.

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