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Possible Symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

19 Mar 2015

Important: For ADHD, a formal diagnosis is necessary & important.We have put across the following symptoms that possibly may indicate ADHD. This is is no way sufficient for a formal Diagnosis. An assessment with a clinical psychologist is necessary.

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A child with ADHD will:(All these symptoms will be more striking when compared to other kids. And these should be persistent. Some of these behaviors are absolutely normal when they occur sometime)

Ø  Often has trouble organizing activities.

Ø  Often avoids, dislikes, or doesn't want to do things that take a lot of mental effort for a long period of time (such as schoolwork or homework).

Ø  Often loses things needed for tasks and activities (e.g.. toys, school assignments, pencils, books, or tools).

Ø  Is often easily distracted.

Ø  Often forgetful in daily activities

Ø  Often has trouble keeping attention on tasks or play activities.

Ø  Often does no seem to listen when spoken to directly.

Ø  Often does not follow instructions  fails to finish schoolwork, chores, or duties in the workplace

Hyperactivity:

Ø  Often runs about or climbs when and where it is not appropriate.

Ø  Often has trouble playing or enjoying leisure activities quietly.

Ø  Is often "on the go" or often acts as if "driven by a motor".

Ø  Often talks excessively.

Ø  Often fidgets with hands or feet or squirms in seat.

Ø  Often gets up from seat when remaining in seat is expected.

Inattention:

Ø  Often blurts out answers before questions have been finished.

Ø  Often has trouble waiting for one's turn.

Ø  Often interrupts or intrudes on others (e.g.., butts into conversations or games).

It is normal to have some inattention, unfocused motor activity and impulsivity, but for kids with ADHD, these behaviors:

  • are more severe

  • occur more often

  • interfere with or reduce the quality of how they functions socially, at school

 

ADHD is a  manageable condition and your child can excel with proper counseling and intervention. Worldwide research has proven that counseling is extremely beneficial for helping a child in building concentration skills & calmer controlled behavior. 

At ePsyClinic.com you can get the assessment and ADHD help for your child completely online. Online ADHD counseling and help has proved to be more successful as along side therapy, attention diaries and online concentration games help a child even better. 

At ePsyClinic.com, you can get a proper online assessment for your child with country's best Indian Clinical Psychologists. Just Type "ADHD assessment" in GREEN chat box at the bottom left.

 


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