Attention Deficent Disorder
Were you looking for information about ADHD? Attention deficent disorder is a common misspelling of attention deficit disorder.
Attention deficit disorder (also known as ADD) is a condition that typically develops in childhood. People with this condition cannot stay focused on a task or sit still for long periods. Children with the condition often act without thinking and have a difficult time finishing a project or activity. In 1994, the name of this disorder was changed to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Today, both names are used interchangeably.
(Click ADHD to read a detailed article on the condition, which includes information on the types of the disorder, treatment options, and a description of how it is diagnosed.)