ADHD stands for attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder. It is a common disorder in children and teens that may persist into adulthood in some people. There are three subtypes of ADHD: predominantly inattentive, predominantly hyperactive/impulsive, and combined type.
Signs and symptoms of ADHD include
- excessive activity,
- trouble with impulse control, and
- difficulty concentrating.
Other associated symptoms can include
- being easily bored,
- talking excessively,
- having trouble staying seated,
- interrupting people impulsively, and
- being fidgety, forgetful, or easily distracted.
ADHD in teens may interfere with social and academic functioning, and the symptoms and signs vary from mild to severe.
Cause of ADHD in teens
Other adhd in teens symptoms and signs
- Being Easily Bored
- Being Fidgety, Forgetful or Easily Distracted
- Difficulty Concentrating
- Excessive Activity
- Having Trouble Staying Seated
- Interrupting People Impulsively
- Talking Excessively
- Trouble With Impulse Control
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