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Attention Deficit Disorder

The Neurobiological Origin of ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD, a term that includes what was formerly known as attention deficit disorder or ADD) is a growing problem in America. The American Psychological Association...
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Attention Deficit Disorder

Helping ADHD Children Make Friends

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) as defined by the Fifth Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) is “a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity...
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Attention Deficit Disorder

OCD & Perfectionism

Patty was feeling frustrated and depressed. No matter what she tried, she felt she was stuck. As a young child, she remembers she would come unglued if anyone walked...
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Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHD Among African-Americans

Awareness about and diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in minority populations in the United States has increased over the past decade. The higher numbers diagnosed likely are...
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Attention Deficit Disorder

Childhood & Teenager ADHD Symptoms

The main features of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (or ADHD) are inattention, hyperactivity, and/or impulsivity. But because most young children and even teenagers may display these behaviors from time...
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