ADHD


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ADHD

abbr.
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

ADHD

abbreviation for
(Medicine) attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

ADHD

attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

ADHD

Abbreviation of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ADHD - a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disordersADHD - a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
hyperactivity - a condition characterized by excessive restlessness and movement
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
Translations

ADHD

[ˌeɪdiːeɪtʃˈdiː] n abbr (=attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) → TDAH m

ADHD

abbr attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. V. disorder.
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For years, it was believed those children were primarily boys, probably because most studies were conducted on children referred to ADHD clinics.
Preschoolers with ADHD also experienced slowed growth rates during the year after starting stimulant treatment, reports a team led by psychiatrist Laurence Greenhill of the New York State Psychiatric Institute in New York City.
This strategy calls the classroom teacher' s attention to the frequency in which the student with ADHD receives negative comments or even punishments.
Despite the correlation, children with low birth weight still make up a small percentage of the ADHD population.
One of the major recent advances in the research on ADHD is the recognition that most people who are diagnosed with it as children continue to suffer problems related to this disorder as adolescents and adults (Barkley 1998; Tucker 1999).
ADHD is a common neurobehavioural disorder that affects approximately three to seven percent of school-aged children[1].
Many children with ADHD qualify for accommodations and/or services under Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act or the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA; Reid & Katsiyannis, 1995).
This fully updated second edition of Survival Guide For College Students With ADHD Or LD is an outstanding compendium of explanation and advice gathered from the expertise, experience, and original studies of Kathleen G.
Bipolar disorder could be the most serious diagnosis in children's mental health, and almost always requires medication, making it one problem (like ADHD, see below) where getting the correct diagnostic label is critical for appropriate treatment.
1997) suggested that, in some cases, ADHD may be an early marker of early-onset bipolar disorder.