ADHD- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a psychiatric disorder of the neuro developmental type in which there are significant problems of attention, hyperactivity, or acting impulsively that are not appropriate for a person's age. This can be treated by different types of psychotherapy . For more details visit http://www.rosaleenhorn.com .

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What is ADHD? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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ADHD is one of the most common childhood disorder. And this can be continued in the adolescence and to the adulthood for some. As the name indicates, it’s common symptom is difficulty in paying attention, difficulty in controlling behavior and hyperactivity.

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The studies conclude that 3% to 5% of children have this disorder. And mostly these affect 8% to 10% of school–aged students. An adult with ADHD have difficulty with time management, goal setting, and other organizational skills.

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Symptoms of ADHD Difficulty in paying attention. Frequent shift from one activity to another (without completing) Procrastination.

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Types of ADHD 1) Inattentive :- - Majority of the symptoms are in this category. - These kind of children will distract easily, avoid or dislike works that needs sustained effort. - And these kind of children are often forgetful in daily activities.

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2 ) Hyperactive :- -Often squirms, fidgets and bounce when sitting. - Doesn’t stay seated. - Difficulty in staying calm and quiet.

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3) Impulsivity :- - Difficulty in waiting for his/her turn. - Interrupts others. - Initiating conversation at the wrong time.

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If your child is suffering from ADHD, the behavioral therapy, medication and different types of psychotherapy are the perfect solution for this. Follow the link for more details: rosaleenhorn.com

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