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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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Staying Organized with ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic disorder that begins in childhood and persists into adulthood. A person is diagnosed with one of three subtypes: predominantly inattentive type...
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Side Effects of ADHD Medications

Side effects resulting from drugs taken for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are unfortunately quite common. As with any condition, these unwanted effects can be severe enough to cause...
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Problems Related to ADHD

Table of Contents: An Introduction to ADHD Symptoms of ADHD Problems Related to ADHD Causes of ADHD How is ADHD diagnosed? Treatment of ADHD Additional Treatments for ADHD ADHD...
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ADHD and Gender

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is more commonly diagnosed in boys than girls, but research into ADHD in adulthood suggests an almost equal balance between men and women. About...
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The Genetics of ADHD

A great deal of research has been carried out on the genetic factors that may play a role in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Over 1,800 studies have been...
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