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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): What is it, causes and managing ADHD | KKH

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - What it is

​What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological disorder characterised by significant difficulties in inattention, hyperactivity, and impulse control, which arises from young age.

Signs of inattention include:

ADHD signs of inattention KKH

Signs of hyperactivity include:

ADHD signs of hyperactivity KKH

Signs of impulsivity include:

ADHD signs of impulsivity KKH

Impact of ADHD

  • Children and adolescents with ADHD can experience persistent symptoms and functional impairments into adulthood. The impact of ADHD can be felt upon many aspects of an individual’s life including at home, school, in the workplace, and may affect the relationships with family, friends, teachers and colleagues.
  • Individuals with ADHD are at risk of having low self-esteem, disruptive behaviour, academic difficulties / failing exams and poor social skills. As an adult, they can have an increased risk of depression, anxiety and substance misuse.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - Symptoms

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - Diagnosis

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