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Attention Deficit Disorder ADD Everybody knows at least on person with a difficulty of staying still sustaining attention or inconvenient impulses For some people the problem is so serious that it is regarded as a psychiatric disorder Formally known as hyperkinesis hyperactivity minimal brain damage and minimal brain dysfunction Attention Deficit disorder received its present name in the late 70s and was again restored in 1994 edition of DSM IV ADD is the most commonly diagnosed childhood psychiatric condition with tow somatic treatments stimulants and therapy Support groups and many other community resources speed up the course of the disorder The disorder is defined as a person having inappropriate degrees of inattention impulsiveness and hyperactivity The symptoms that have been displays with in the degree of inattention are The difficulty of paying attention in tasks or a certain amount of time Trouble with following instructions Often losing things for needed tasks Impulsiveness of the disorder may include the following Acting before thinking - this may lead to failing academically or friction in social relationships Difficulty in waiting turns interrupting or intruding on conversationsgames Examples of hyperactivity will be seen through the child often fidgeting or squirming in their seats The will be described as being on the go or acting as if driven by a motor Many other symptoms like quick shifts of moods temper outbursts and problems with getting along with others also occur often Unfortunately most of the disorders features are negative Children with ADD can often concentrate and behave more appropriately in small groups with few distractions in the situation Their intelligence is normal but find it a challenge to sustain mental effort Throughout the years they become more calm and relaxed but their restlessness is still noticed Many of these symptoms will be present before the age of 7 Nearly 90 percent of children diagnosed with these symptoms of ADD are males Males are
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