Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often begins in childhood and can persist into adulthood. People with ADHD may also have trouble focusing their attention on a single task or sitting still for long periods of time. Both adults and children can have ADHD.

A wide range of behaviors are associated with ADHD. Some of the more common ones are Excessive activity or restlessness, having trouble focusing or concentrating on tasks, being forgetful about completing tasks, being easily distracted, having difficulty sitting still, interrupting people while they’re talking, Low frustration tolerance, Frequent mood swings, Problems following through and completing tasks and Hot temper.

Treatment: ADHD can be managed with the right treatment. There are many treatment options, and what works best can depend on the individual child and family. To find the best options, it is recommended that parents work closely with others involved in their child’s life—healthcare providers, therapists, teachers, coaches, and other family members. Types of treatment for ADHD include Behavior therapy, including training for parents and Medications.