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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or AD/HD or ADD) is characterized by the co-existence of attention problems and hyperactivity, with each behavior occurring infrequently alone. ADHD is the most commonly studied and diagnosed psychiatric disorder in children, affecting about 3% to 5% of children globally. While symptoms usually start before seven years of age, many are not diagnosed until later in life and 30% to 50% of those diagnosed in childhood continue to have symptoms into adulthood. Adolescents and adults with ADHD tend to develop coping mechanisms to compensate for some or all of their impairments.

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Adult Attention Deficit Disorder Written by Jeannine Virtue 468980
Calming Tips for Hyperactive Children Written by Jeannine Virtue 181860
Nutrition as an ADHD Alternative Treatment: Help is as Close as the Kitchen Written by Jeannine Virtue 125777
Is your Child Touch Sensitive? Written by Anthony Kane, MD 32948
Simple Diet for ADHD and Hyperactive Children Written by Wayne McDonald 32692
Diagnosis and Assessment of ADHD Written by National Health & Medical Research Council of Australia 29818
Why Other Children are Rejecting Your ADHD Child Written by Anthony Kane, MD 25262
10 Benefits of Having Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) Written by Jennifer Koretsky 24837
Signs and Symptoms of ADD Written by Sarah K. Jenkins 24794
ADHD and Iron Deficiency Anemia Written by Anthony Kane, MD 24586
ADHD and "Executive Dysfunction" Written by Martin L. Kutscher, MD 24476
The Etiology of ADHD Written by National Health & Medical Research Council of Australia 24437
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Assessment Written by National Health & Medical Research Council of Australia 23122
Causes of ADHD Written by Eli Lilly and Company 22422
Simple Diet for ADHD and Hyperactive Children Written by Wayne McDonald 22126
ADHD and Implications for the Criminal Justice System Written by Federal Bureau of Investigation 21836
What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Written by Derek Wood, RN 20986
ADHD Management: The Necessity of Psychotherapy: Clinical Paper Written by Derek Wood, RN 19893
ADHD Behavioral Checklist Written by Martin L. Kutscher, MD 19293
Common Sense ADHD School Accommodations Written by Martin L. Kutscher, MD 18518
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Written by Joseph Carver, PhD 18444
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Through the Lifespan: Clinical Paper Written by Derek Wood, RN 17667
ADHD Age Specific issues for preschoolers, adolescents and adults Written by National Health & Medical Research Council of Australia 17324
ADHD: Are Natural Remedies the Answer? Written by Valerie Balandra NP 17153
How to Stop Arguing and Start Talking with Your ADHD Child Written by Dr. Robert Myers, Child Psychologist 16663