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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a learning disorder in young children. Moreover, the symptoms must be present in most of the areas of the child’s life.

    Three kinds of ADHD exist:

    • ADHD combined type: when the child meets the criteria for both inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity (for the past six months)
    • ADHD predominantly inattention type: when the child meets the criteria for inattention, but not the criteria for hyperactivity-impulsivity (for the past six months)
    • ADHD predominantly hyperactive-impulsive type: when the child meets the criteria for hyperactivity-impulsivity, but not the criteria for inattention (for the past six months)
  • Diagnosis

    Main clinical features of Conduct Disorder (CD) are:

    • Attentional deficits
    • Impulsivity
    • Hyperactivity
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