Attention Deficit Dissorder
Were you looking for information about ADHD? Attention deficit dissorder is a common variation and misspelling of ADHD.
ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is the most commonly diagnosed behavioral disorder of childhood, occurring in 3 percent to 5 percent of school-age children in a 6-month period. Some signs of this condition include difficulty finishing a task, having trouble paying attention, and talking too much. ADHD is usually diagnosed in childhood, although the condition can continue into the adult years. Certain medications and behavioral therapies are usually effective at treating symptoms of ADHD.
(Click ADHD for more information about this disorder, including other warnings signs of ADHD, how it is diagnosed, and how the symptoms can be controlled. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on ADHD.)