attention deficit hyperactivity disorder


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attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

n. Abbr. ADHD
A neurodevelopmental disorder that begins in childhood, characterized by persistent impulsiveness, difficulties in focusing on tasks or paying attention, and often hyperactivity, and interfering especially with academic, occupational, and social performance. Also called attention deficit disorder.

attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

n
(Medicine) a form of attention deficit disorder in which hyperactivity is a prominent symptom. Abbreviation: ADHD

atten′tion def`icit hyperactiv′ity disor`der


n.
a condition, usu. in children, characterized by inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness.
[1985–90]
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Noun1.attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disordersattention deficit hyperactivity disorder - 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
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4, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The report "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Pipeline Review, H1 2015" provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, and featured news and press releases.
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Bipolar disorder often is overlooked because a majority of children with symptoms of bipolar disorder also may meet the criteria for more commonly known childhood disorders such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) (NIMH; Popper, 1996), oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), and conduct disorder (CD) (Kovacs & Pollock, 1995; NIMH), as well as anxiety disorders (Bashir, Russell, & Johnson, 1987; Wozniak et al.
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