Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
) affects children and teens and can continue into adulthood. ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric disorder of children. Children with ADHD may be hyperactive and unable control their impulses. Or they may have trouble paying attention. These behaviors interfere with school and home life.
It’s more common in boys than in girls. It’s usually discovered during the early school years, when a child begins to have problems paying attention.
Symptoms are grouped into three categories:
Inattention. Is easily distracted
Doesn't follow directions or finish tasks
Doesn't appear to be listening
Doesn't pay attention and makes careless mistakes
Forgets about daily activities
Has problems organizing daily tasks
Doesn’t like to do things that require sitting still
Often loses things
Tends to daydream
Often squirms, fidgets, or bounces when sitting
Doesn't stay seated
Has trouble playing quietly
Is always moving, such as running or climbing on things (In teens and adults, this is more commonly described as restlessness.)
Is always “on the go” as if “driven by a motor”
Impulsivity. Has trouble waiting for his or her
Blurts out answers
Consult a psychiatrist
, if he has even few of these symptoms mentioned above, child needs detailed psychological evaluation and then treatment. All the best.