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- abbr. attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
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- n. Initialism of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
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- n. a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
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(The medical establishment often uses the term ADHD — attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder — interchangeably with ADD).
It's so easy to pin the label ADHD on a child just because he doesn't always pay attention, acts impulsively on occasion, is seemingly in constant motion, and teens are more likely than their peers to become addicted to the
It's so easy to pin the label ADHD on a child just because he doesn't always pay attention, acts impulsively on occasion, is seemingly in constant motion, and
Here we have this new breed of squirrel which is grey with a red bits which I call ADHD EXTREME.
ADHD is short for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
ADHD is a common disorder that develops during childhood.
This doesn't mean that everyone with ADHD is a slut (male or female), but it's a common 'high risk' behavior that many untreated people with ADHD tend to indulge.
I know that ADHD is a spectrum, and the severe cases may need medications, but it seems that we're over-medicating children just because there are now drugs available.
ADHD is most likely due to a combination of changes in the structure of the brain and certain environmental factors.
Parents, if ADHD is a diagnosis your child has struggled with, we'd like to hear from you.