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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My son's Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) was diagnosed early - between kindergarten and first grade. His kindergarten... 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 »