Thursday, March 20, 2014

ADHD: Signs,Symptoms, and Research

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder associated with difficulties such as inattention, disorganization, and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity. Symptoms of ADHD typically begins in childhood and causes problems across multiple settings areas (e.g., home, public,and school). I recently wrote a blog on Psychology Today discussing medication and treatment. Below is a video providing education about ADHD from the National Institute of Mental Health.