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ADHD

Understanding ADD/ADHD

IS IT NORMAL  KID BEHAVIOR OR IS IT ADHD? The signs and symptoms of ADD/ADHD typically appear before the age of seven. However, it can be difficult to distinguish between attention deficit disorder and normal “kid behavior.” If you spot just a few signs, or the symptoms appear only in some situations, it’s probably not ADD/ADHD. On the other hand, if your child shows a number of ADD/ADHD signs and symptoms that are present across all situations—at home, at school, and at play—it’s time to take a closer look. Once you understand the issues your child is struggling with, such as forgetfulness or difficulty paying attention in school, you can work together to find creative solutions and capitalize on strengths. Some children with ADD/ADHD...

IS IT NORMAL  KID BEHAVIOR OR...

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BIPOLAR OR ADHD

Is it Bipolar or ADHD?

So what are the signs of adult ADHD?  Here it is: 1. Easily agitated If children with ADHD may be too energetic, then adults with ADHD are just feeling tense or nervous. “Adults do not show signs of a more obvious like running and jumping. Hyperactivity presented more subtle form of anxiety,” said Colette de Marneffe, PhD, a clinical psychologist in Silver Spring, Md.. 2. Having a child with ADHD ADHD has a genetic component. When one family member with ADHD, there is a possibility of 25 to 35 percent of the people or descendants in the family experience as well, according to the Attention Deficit Disorder Association. 3. Have problems in relationships “Often adults with ADHD actually have difficulty with transitions (love affair). When the...

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