Attention Deficit Disorder

The ABCs of ADHD

Who today has not heard the term “attention deficit hyperactivity disorder,” or ADHD? No other term in the diagnostic lexicon has more information and misinformation attached to it than ADHD….

ADHD and Sleep in Children

Children with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to have sleep difficulties. ADHD is a neurological condition characterized by inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. Three subtypes of ADHD generally are…

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 60…

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 published…