Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Attention deficiency along with other related issues like hyperactivity disorder and impulsivity.
What is ADHD?
ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a disorder characterized by above-normal levels of hyperactivity and difficulty with paying attention and controlling impulses. Moreover, it is not limited to a certain age and both adults and children can have this disorder.
First and foremost, children can be very active and dislike sitting still. Nevertheless, especially in times like this when we are forced to spend more time indoors, they can easily get annoyed or bored with the lack of activity. Some children however may have a disorder that makes it harder for them to stay still or concentrate on one activity for a long time.
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Behaviours to look out for.
There are a lot of behaviours associated with ADHD, nonetheless, it may be different for everyone there is a common pattern to the symptoms that one can watch out for.
- Trouble focusing or paying attention to tasks.
- Easily getting distracted
- Forgetting to complete certain tasks.
- Difficulty sitting still.
- Interrupting people while they talk.
What if ADHD is suspected?
All things considered, the best way to help your child or anyone that you suspect might have ADHD is by visiting a mental health professional. Subsequently, professionals will diagnose the disorder using assessments and tests. On the condition that the child turns out to have ADHD do not worry. In essence, it is a treatable disorder and professionals may use behavioural therapies, medication, or both to help your child lead a more productive and fulfilling life.
For more information regarding ADHD visit www.healthline.com
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