Several disorders may mimic or accompany ADHD. Many of these conditions require other modes of treatment and should be diagnosed separately, even if they accompany ADHD.
About 14% of children diagnosed with ADHD also have oppositional-defiant disorder (ODD). The most common symptom for this disorder is a pattern of negative, defiant, and hostile behavior toward authority figures that lasts more than 6 months. In addition to...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 »
As I teach my medical students and residents on hospital rounds and in the outpatient setting, children do not usually present to their... Read more »
Over the years, we have seen specials on television, read books and articles, all on Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity. More often than... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
CausesBrain StructureResearch using advanced imaging techniques shows there is a difference in the size of certain parts of the brain in children... Read more »