Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Kevin M. Antshel, Stephen V. Faraone

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Once perceived as a condition that individuals outgrew, there is now evidence that impairing ADHD symptoms persist into adulthood for the majority of individuals with the condition. Impairing and developmentally inappropriate symptoms of inattention and overactivity/impulsivity define the condition. ADHD is also associated with many other conditions including learning disabilities, conduct disorder, anxiety, mood, and substance abuse disorders. Treatments for ADHD include medication, academic, cognitive behavioral and behavioral interventions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Curated Reference Collection in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology
PublisherElsevier Science Ltd.
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9780128093245
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016


  • Academic performance
  • Attention deficit disorder (ADD)
  • Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Behavioral management
  • Co-occurrence/comorbidity
  • Cognitive behavioral treatment
  • Disruptive behavioral disorder
  • Functional impairments
  • Hyperactivity
  • Hyperkinetic syndrome
  • Impulsivity
  • Inattention
  • Problem solving
  • Stimulant medication

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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