ADD; ADHD; Childhood hyperkinesis
Although there is no proven way to prevent ADHD, early identification and treatment can prevent many of the problems associated with ADHD.
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Prince JB, Spencer TJ, Wilens TE, Biederman J....Read more
In a 1999 study which appeared in the Journal of Attention Disorders (Kitchens, S.A., Rosen, L.A., & Braaten, E.B. (1999). Differences... Read more »
Not all children with ADHD have hyperactivity, but for those that do, sitting still is an almost impossible feat. The constant physical... Read more »
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common chronic psychiatric conditions diagnosed in childhood. Although thought of... Read more »
The cause of ADHD seems to be neurobiological or genetic. Environmental factors influence the severity of the disorder, but environmental factors do... Read more »