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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

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Introduction
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a group of behavioural symptoms that include inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness.
Symptoms of ADHD
The symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be categorised into symptoms of inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness.
Causes of ADHD
The exact cause of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is not fully understood, although a combination of factors is thought to be responsible.
Diagnosing ADHD
If you think you or your child may have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you might want to consider speaking to your GP about it.
Treating ADHD
There is no cure for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but treatment can help relieve the symptoms and make the condition much less of a problem in day-to-day life.
Living with ADHD
Caring for a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be draining.
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See what your doctor sees, find out what is happening with your Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) treatment and what the next steps might be.
Medicine-guides
The list below is a combination of the and brand names of medicines available in the UK. Each name provides a link to a separate website (Medicine Guides)