Tag: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Understanding ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition that can cause disruption in the daily lives of those who are affected by it.  ADHD can impact school performance, interpersonal relationships, and employment, as it affects concentration, activity levels, and impulse control. An estimated 3 – 5 % of individuals in the U.S. are thought to […]

ADHD Linked To Genes

A fairly recent study has found evidence linking Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) to genetics. A team of scientists scanned gene maps of more than 1,400 children for the study. After comparing the abnormal samples to the DNA of children without ADHD, the researchers discovered those with ADHD were more likely to have small pieces […]