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 »
For some people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, medication treatment is enough. Either their ADHD is mild, they have their... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
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Wide arrays of symptoms indicate the presence of ADHD. A common ADHD symptom is the difficulty or inability to sustain attention. Other symptoms... Read more »