A chronic condition including attention difficulty, hyperactivity and impulsiveness.
ADHD often begins in childhood and can persist into adulthood. It may contribute to low self-esteem, troubled relationships and difficulty at school or work. Symptoms include limited attention and hyperactivity. Treatments include medication and talk therapy.
Requires a medical diagnosis
Symptoms include limited attention and hyperactivity.
People may experience:
Behavioural:aggression, excitability, fidgeting, hyperactivity, impulsivity, irritability, lack of restraint, or persistent repetition of words or actions
Cognitive:absent-mindedness, difficulty focusing, forgetfulness, problem paying attention, or short attention span
Mood:anger, anxiety, boredom, excitement, or mood swings
Also common: depression or learning disability
Treatment consists of therapy
Treatments include medication and talk therapy.