ADHD is a neuropsychological disorder characterized by inattention and/or hyperactivity and impulsive behavior that impacts an individual's ability to perform daily tasks.
Symptoms and signs of ADHD in childhood include:
Symptoms and signs of ADHD in adults include:
Certain types of therapy, including CBT, social skills training, and family therapy can help improve symptoms of ADHD.
Both stimulant and non-stimulant medications may be used to treat ADHD.
Lifestyles changes around diet and exercise can also help improve symptoms of ADHD.
Some people with ADHD may find it helpful to attend a support group with others also diagnosed with ADHD.