Understanding ADHD

What is ADHD?

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ADHD stands for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. It is a neurobehavioral disorder that is characterized by a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity/impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development.

You can learn more about ADHD by reading the patient brochures in the For More Information About ADHD section of the Tools You Can Use page or by watching this video.

It might also help to understand What ADHD is Not.