scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,024
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is the most common behavior disorder in children and teens ADHD refers to a group of symptoms that begin in early childhood and can continue into adulthood It can cause difficulties at home at school at work and within the community if not recognized and treated Symptoms of ADHD come in 3 groups 1 Inattention is the most common symptom people with this symptom have difficulty paying attention and are often unable to consistently focus remember and organize They may be careless and have a difficult time starting and completing tasks that are boring and repetitive or challenging 2 Impulsiveness people who frequently act before thinking may not make sound judgments or solve problems well They can also have trouble developing and maintaining personal relationships Adults with ADHD may not keep the same job for long or spend money carelessly 3 Hyperactivity Hyperactive children will squirm fidget and climb or run when it is not appropriate they often have difficulty playing with others Teenagers and adults who are hyperactive dont usually more obvious physical behaviors seen in children Rather they often feel restless and fidgety and are not able to enjoy reading or quite activities Symptoms vary by individual and can range from mild to severe Symptoms of ADHD can also be similar to other conditions such as learning disabilities oppositional defiant disorder conduct disorder anxiety disorder and depression These conditions are often mistaken for ADHD Symptoms affect people in all age groups who have ADHD however typical behavior varies by age In preschool-aged children ADHD symptoms may be difficult to identify Normal behavior in young children usually includes all the major symptoms ADHD can be distinguished from normal behavior by the severity and consistency of symptoms In children between the age of 6 threw 12 more obvious symptoms are seen School requires adjustments for children that can make symptoms more noticeable The presence of ADHD may be
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA