Diagnosis of ADHD

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Diagnosis of ADHD

ADHD symptoms arise in early childhood. The symptoms must last at least six months, with the onset prior to age seven. ADHD has three primary subtypes: (The 'H' denotes hyperactivity).

ADHD primarily attentive type:

Pays little attention to details; makes careless mistakes.

Has short attention span and difficulty sustaining attention.

Does not appear to listen.

Struggles to follow instructions; fails to finish tasks

Has difficulty with organization.

Avoids or dislikes tasks that require sustained mental effort.

Is easily distracted.

Is forgetful in daily activities.



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