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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

ADHD is a disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development.

Signs and Symptoms

Symptoms include difficulty paying attention, difficulty controlling impulsive behaviors, and excessive activity or restlessness.

Sample Scenario

Jack finds it hard to focus on tasks at hand, often daydreaming or getting easily distracted. He's also extremely restless and often acts without thinking about the consequences.

Treatment Options

Stimulant medications, nonstimulant medications, psychotherapy (including behavior therapy), and educational support.

Why choose the treatment?

This combination is the most common and effective treatment strategy for managing ADHD symptoms.