It is defined as “Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder”. It is a neurological psychiatric disorder. It causes significant problems with attentional and inhibitory control that causes attention deficits, hyperactivity or impulsiveness. Symptoms begin by age six to twelve and persist for more than six months for a diagnosis to be made. The cause of most cases is unknown; however, it is believed to involve interactions between genetic and environmental factors and society. ADHD management usually involves some combination of counseling, lifestyle changes, and medications. Medications are stimulant and non-stimulant. Stimulant medications are amphetamine, dextroamphetamine and non-stimulant medications are atomoxetine and clonidine.
Related Journals of ADHD
Neuropsychiatry, Psychology & Psychotherapy, Acta Psychopathologica, Neurology and Neuroscience, ADHD Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Therapeutic Advances in Neurological Disorders, CNS and Neurological Disorders - Drug Targets, Current Drug Targets: CNS and Neurological Disorders