Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobehavioral disorder. Person suffering from ADHD is impulsive, restless and cannot focus on anything without being distracted. Different words are used to describe this disorder among the people like attention deficit, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, hyperkinetic disorder, hyperactivity.

Symptoms of ADHD:

  • Easily Diverted
  • Forget Things
  • Difficult to maintain focus on one task
  • Daydream
  • Become easily confused
  • Move slowly
  • Fidget and squirm in their seats
  • Talkative
  • Playing with anything in sight
  • Getting trouble in sitting still during dinner and school
  • Be constantly in motion
  • Be very impatient
  • Have difficulty waiting for things they want

Types of ADHD:

  1. Predominantly Inattentive Type
  2. Predominantly Hyperactive-Impulsive Type
  3. Combined Type

Cure for ADHD:

  • Atomoxetine
  • Methylphenidate
  • Amphetamines
  • Atomoxetine HCI
  • Bupropion
  • Benzphetamine
  • Clonidine
  • Provigil

Treatment for ADHD:

  • Medication
  • Behavioural Therapy
  • Psychotherapy
  • Educational Techniques
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Relaxation Training
  • Meditation
  • Hypnosis

The finest outcomes usually take place when a team approach is used, with teachers, parents, and therapists or physicians functioning mutually.