Hyperactivity

By Renée Grinnell

Persistent, abnormal restlessness, impulsiveness, and excitability.

Example: The family of a twelve-year-old girl is seeking assistance with her behavior problems, which have adversely affected her school performance. During assessment, she’s remarkably restless and fidgets constantly.


    Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 19 Oct 2008