Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

Overview

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic condition affecting children and adults.

Symptoms

Symptoms include limited attention and hyperactivity. ADHD may contribute to low self-esteem, troubled relationships, and difficulty at school or work.

Treatments

Treatments include medication and talk therapy.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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