Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder. You have a very short attention span (like you can lose track of your thoughts in under a minute) and you are hyper. This can cause issues at school or work. It's a serious mental condition.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or AD/HD or ADD) is a developmental disorder.It is characterized primarily by "the co-existence of attentional problems and hyperactivity, with each behavior occurring infrequently alone" and symptoms starting before seven years of age. ADHD is the most commonly studied and diagnosed psychiatric disorder in children, affecting about 3 to 5 percent of children globally and diagnosed in about 2 to 16 percent of school aged children.It is a chronic disorder with 30 to 50 percent of those individuals diagnosed in childhood continuing to have symptoms into adulthood.Adolescents and adults with ADHD tend to develop coping mechanisms to compensate for some or all of their impairments. It is estimated that 4.7 percent of American adults live with ADHD. Standardized rating scales such as the World Health Organization's Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale can be used for ADHD screening and assessment of the disorder's symptoms' severity.
attention deficit hyperactive disorder- a condition(mostly in boys) that may cause people to forget things in a very short time(as in under a minute) and may cause them to be hyper.It may seriously affect learning. It is a very serious condition.
ADHD stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a disorder characterized by attention problems as well as hyperactivity. Often the symptoms of this disorder start before one is seven years old. Consult a psychiatrist for more information. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attention_deficit_hyperactivity_disorder has additional information.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic condition that affects millions of children and often persists into adulthood. ADHD includes some combination of problems, such as difficulty sustaining attention, hyperactivity and impulsive behavior. Children with ADHD also may struggle with low self-esteem, troubled relationships and poor performance in school.