Mental Health Disorders - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Background


Mental Health Disorders - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Background 

 
Disease Etiology
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) was first described in 1902 by Dr. George Still, a pediatrician, and it is now commonly described as a neurobehavioural condition (1). Generally, ADHD is a persistent pattern of inattention, hyperactivity, and/or impulsivity that occurs more often and more severely than is typically seen in individuals at similar levels of development (1). To be diagnosed with ADHD, symptoms must be present for a minimum of six
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