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What is the most common type of ADHD?

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The combined type is the most common type of ADHD. People with it have symptoms of both inattentive and hyperactive-impulsive types.

From: Types of ADHD WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health: "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder."

CDC: "Symptoms of ADHD."

WebMD Live Events Transcript: "ADHD: Diagnosing a Disorder," Dec. 17, 2003.

The American Psychiatric Association. Council on Children, Adolescents and Their Families: "Brain Imaging and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry with Special Emphasis on Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT)."

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

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 6, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health: "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder."

CDC: "Symptoms of ADHD."

WebMD Live Events Transcript: "ADHD: Diagnosing a Disorder," Dec. 17, 2003.

The American Psychiatric Association. Council on Children, Adolescents and Their Families: "Brain Imaging and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry with Special Emphasis on Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT)."

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

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 6, 2018

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