Adults in the ADHD group were uniquely able to postpone eating, sleeping and other personal needs and stay absorbed in the "urgent task" for an extended time.
D., an internationally recognized authority on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or ADD) in children and adults who has dedicated his career to widely disseminating science-based information about ADHD. Barkley is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Virginia Treatment Center for Children and Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA.
For more information on ADHD testing and treatment visit our ADHD therapy page. If you don't get further testing/evaluating, you may regret it long into your future.12-18: You may have several symptoms of the Hyperactive/Impulsive type of ADHD.
There are three basic types of treatment: Medication. Sometimes medications cause side effects, such as sleep problems or stomachaches.
Your child may need to try a few medications to see which one works best.
I'm 40 years old, and today I got my first A on a exam.
I was diagnosed two years ago, and studying was the first thing I wanted to try again after I got medication.