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What are the symptoms of ADHD in children?

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Some symptoms that suggest ADHD in children include inattention, hyperactivity, and/or impulsivity. Many children with ADHD:

  • Move around constantly
  • Squirm and fidget
  • Make careless mistakes
  • Lose things
  • Fail to listen
  • Find distractions easily
  • Fail to finish tasks

SOURCES: 

Centers for Disease Control. 

Searight, H. R. November 2000.  Am Fam Physician,

FDA: “FDA permits marketing of first brain wave test to help assess children and teens for ADHD.”

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 1, 2017

SOURCES: 

Centers for Disease Control. 

Searight, H. R. November 2000.  Am Fam Physician,

FDA: “FDA permits marketing of first brain wave test to help assess children and teens for ADHD.”

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 1, 2017

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