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ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, ADHD is one of the most common childhood disorders, although it can continue into adolescence and adulthood.... More »

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According to the National Institute of Mental Health, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a common disorder among children, adolescents and adults. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder affects approximately 9... More »

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According to the National Institutes of Health, scientists are unsure of the exact cause of ADHD, but studies indicate that genes play a major role in its development. Environmental factors, nutrition, brain injuries and... More »

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According to the National Institutes of Health, scientists are unsure of the exact cause of ADHD, but studies indicate that genes play a major role in its development. Environmental factors, nutrition, brain injuries and... More »

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Symptoms of ADHD fall under the categories of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity, explains PsychCentral. Frequent careless mistakes, easy distractibility and difficulty staying organized are examples of inattenti... More »

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According to WebMD, ADHD stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. It is a condition that usually affects children and adolescents, though it can continue into adulthood. Symptoms of the disorder include hyper... More »

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While the term attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, was not recognized until 1987, a similar condition called hyperkinetic impulse disorder was mentioned by a British pediatrician in 1902, notes Healthline.... More »

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