Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by the presence of impairing levels of inattention, disorganization and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity.
Symptoms that suggest ADHD include hyperactivity, acting without thinking, inattention/daydreaming, fidgety, restless, excessive talking, aggressive behavior, academic underachievement, disorganized and has difficulty in completing tasks.
Attention%20deficit_hyperactivity%20disorder Signs and Symptoms
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobehavioral disorder that is marked by a pattern of inactivity, hyperactivity and impulsivity that affects the functioning and development of a child
ADHD is frequently present along with ≥1 of the following associated conditions:
Learning disabilities (eg cognitive impairment, specific learning disorder, motor coordination problem, memory or auditory discriminatory problems)
Speech and/or language delays
Oppositional defiant disorder
Family and/or social problems
Other medical problems (eg iron deficiency, lead toxicity, Tourette’s syndrome, tics, sleep apnea)