What does ADHD stand for?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

ADHD stands for "Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder," which is one of the most common childhood disorders in the United States. It is primarily used in the health field and replaced the ADD acronym.

ADHD is commonly diagnosed in children aged 4 to 17. Affected children are easily distracted, are forgetful, do not give close attention to details in school, ignore speakers, do not follow instructions, have trouble with organization, avoid tasks that require long periods of mental effort, and consistently lose important things such as wallets, keys, phones, etc.


"I think I have ADHD, it's hard for me to pay attention to Mr. Brown.
No, u r just human, any normal human would have trouble listening to him."

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Last Updated: October 16, 2020

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