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ADHD: Most Important Symptoms (DSM-IV)

Describe the most important symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (A.D.H.D.).

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is characterised by the three core symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. DSM-IV recognises 3 sub-types: 'a combined subtype' where all 3 features are present, 'an inattentive subtype' (ADD) and 'a hyperactive-impulsive subtype'. Symptoms should be at developmentally inappropriate levels, be present ...

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The three most important symptoms of ADHD are listed and explained in detail. In addition, a short description of ADHD is provided.