Thursday, May 2, 2013

What is AD/HD?

AD/HD in Teens Explained

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is a group of symptoms focused on one's attention span or lack there of.

Symptoms of AD/HD

  • Easily distracted
  • Irritable
  • lacks concentration
  • Hyperactive
  • Impulsive
  • carelessness or rushing through tasks
  • difficulty finishing projects
  • forgetfulness
  • racing thoughts apparent through conversation
  • procrastination

During teen years, especially as the hormonal changes of adolescence are going on, symptoms of AD/HD may intensify or change dramatically warranting an additional or different diagnosis.

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