Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)Diagnosis

If you think you or your child may have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you might want to consider speaking to your GP about it.

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.

Page last reviewed: 30/05/2018
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