Research using advanced imaging techniques shows there is a difference in the size of certain parts of the brain in children with ADHD compared to children who do not have ADHD. The areas showing change include the prefrontal cortex, the caudate nucleus and globus pallidus, and the cerebellum.
Abnormal activity of certain brain chemicals in the prefrontal cortex may contribute to ADHD. The chemicals dopamine and norepinephrine are of special interest. Dopamine...Read more
For some people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, medication treatment is enough. Either their ADHD is mild, they have their... Read more »
My son's Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) was diagnosed early - between kindergarten and first grade. His kindergarten... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
ADHD can pose challenges for children and their families.Emotional ProblemsChildren with ADHD, especially those who also have anxiety or depression... Read more »
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 »