ADHF Full Form (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

ADHD Full Form

Atten­tion deficit hyper­ac­tiv­i­ty dis­or­der (ADHD) is the ADHD Full Form affects chil­dren and ado­les­cents and can con­tin­ue into adult­hood. ADHD is the most com­mon­ly diag­nosed men­tal dis­or­der in kids. Kids with ADHD may be hyper­ac­tive and not able con­trol their instincts. Or they could have trou­ble pay­ing atten­tion. These behav­iors inter­fere with home and school life.

It’s more com­mon in boys than the girls. It dis­cov­ered dur­ing the ear­ly school years when a child starts to have prob­lems.

Adults with ADHD may have dif­fi­cul­ty han­dling time, set­ting goals being arranged, and hold­ing down a job. They might also have prob­lems with rela­tion­ships, self-esteem, and addic­tion.
Symp­toms in Chil­dren

Health care pro­fes­sion­als Can use Some of the fol­low­ing terms when Describ­ing a child (or an old­er man ) who is over­ac­tive and has Dif­fi­cul­ty focus­ing :

  • Atten­tion deficit dis­or­der
  • Atten­tion deficit hyper­ac­tiv­i­ty dis­or­der
  • Hyper­ki­net­ic dis­ease
  • Hyper­ac­tiv­i­ty

North Amer­i­cans com­mon­ly use the terms ADD (atten­tion deficit dis­or­der) or ADHD (atten­tion deficit hyper­ac­tiv­i­ty dis­or­der). In the unit­ed king­dom dis­or­der is the expres­sion that is offi­cial — nev­er­the­less, ADD and ADHD have come to be wide­ly used.

ADHD and sev­er­al oth­er men­tal disorders/​illnesses genet­i­cal­ly linked — researchers in the Cross Dis­or­ders Group of the Psy­chi­atric Genom­ic Con­sor­tium believe that ADHD, schiz­o­phre­nia, major depres­sive dis­or­der, bipo­lar dis­or­der, and autism spec­trum dis­or­ders may share the same com­mon inher­it­ed genet­ic vari­ants.

ADHD statistics

Accord­ing to the Amer­i­can Psy­chi­atric Asso­ci­a­tion (APA), 5% of Amer­i­can kids have ADHD. How­ev­er, it should be men­tioned that rates that were high­er have been esti­mat­ed by stud­ies in the unit­ed states. These polls asked par­ents whether they had received a diag­no­sis of ADHD from a health­care prac­ti­tion­er.

The poll results Pre­ven­tion (CDC), esti­mate that approx­i­mate­ly 6.4 mil­lion chil­dren (11%) aged 4 to 17 were diag­nosed with ADHD in Amer­i­ca by a health­care pro­fes­sion­al (as of 2011). This is an increase from 7.8% in 2003 (CDC data).

An inter­est­ing sta­tis­tic came out from CDC sur­vey that shows Boys (13.2percent ) were more like­ly than girls (5.6%) to have received an ADHD diag­no­sis. (Read Also : AHRC Full Form)

Three Kinds of ADHD

Accord­ing to the CDC, there are three types of ADHD.

  1. Pre­dom­i­nant­ly Inat­ten­tive Type
    The indi­vid­ual finds it dif­fi­cult to orga­nize or fin­ish a job. They Find it tough to pay atten­tion and also find it hard to fol­low Direc­tions or con­ver­sa­tions.
  2. Pre­dom­i­nant­ly Hyper­ac­tive-Impul­sive Type
    The per­son finds it dif­fi­cult to stay still — they fid­get and talk a good deal. A Child might be con­tin­u­al­ly jump­ing, climb­ing or run­ning. They are Rest­less and spon­ta­neous — Inter­rupt­ing oth­ers, catch­ing things and speak­ing at improp­er times. The Dis­cov­er it Dif­fi­cult to and have dif­fi­cul­ty Lis­ten to instruc­tions. A per­son with this Kind of ADHD may have more injuries and/​or injuries than oth­ers.
  3. Com­bined Type
    A per­son whose symp­toms include those of 2 and 1, and the symp­toms of whose Are equal­ly over­rid­ing. To Put It Dif­fer­ent­ly, all of the symp­toms in 2 and 1 Stand out even­ly.

Inattention :

  • Eas­i­ly dis­tract­ed
  • Does not fol­low direc­tions or fin­ish tasks
  • Doesn’t appear to be lis­ten­ing
  • Doesn’t lis­ten and makes care­less mis­takes
  • For­gets about dai­ly tasks
  • Has prob­lems orga­niz­ing dai­ly activ­i­ties
  • Do not want to do any task which requires sit­ting for the longer time.
  • Often los­es things
  • Tends to day­dream