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Approximately 4 percent of the population within the United States has ADHD NIMH About one-half to two-thirds of the children who are diagnosed will continue to have some difficulties with ADHD during their adulthoodNIMH According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders there are three different types of ADHD ADHD combined type ADHD predominantly Innatentive type and ADHD Hyperactive Impulsive type APA 87 ADHD is characterized by the main features of Inattention hyperactivity and ImpulsivityNIMH In addition a cluster of associated characteristics may include disorganization poor peersibling relations aggressive behavior poor self conceptself esteem sensation-seeking behavior daydreaming poor coordination memory problems persistent obsessive thinking and inconsistency the hallmark characteristicNIMH It occurs in both children and adults and interferes with the persons ability to function normally in their day-to-day activities such as work school and homeAPA 85 The most prevalent type of ADHD is predominantly combined ADHDNIMH People with predominantly combined type have combined characteristics of hyperactivity impulsivity and inattentionAPA 87 An example of hyperactivity is roaming around when they should be seated and the tendency to feel intensely restlessAPA 86 People who tend not to think before they speak or act can be impulsive Blurting out comments that are inappropriate or at inappropriate times is a problem many school age children with ADHD haveNIMH People with this type of ADHD may have some characteristics of hyperactivity and impulsivity but not as severely as in the Hyperactive Impulsive ADHDAPA 87 I understand this type of ADHD the best because I was diagnosed with it when I was 10 years old The majority of my problems with ADHD are from the aspect of inattention I have difficulty keeping my mind on one thing and get bored easily after only a few minutes I move from one activity to another starting but never finishing them and have difficulties starting in-depth projects Losing personal belongings is something I struggle with every day I lose my
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